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Wilfred Owen

Visited Ors today and walked the 6-7km Wilfred Owen Remembrance trail. Unfortunately the Forester's... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
annebU91QN
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Visit on National Poetry Day 2017 - well worth the effort

With a 14:00 opening we were able to grab a quick lunch at the pub across the road. Good choice and... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Methilkid
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15 Aug 2018
“Wilfred Owen”
5 days ago
“Stunning Interpretation”
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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D 959, 59360 Ors, France
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+33 3 27 78 36 15
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This house was re-envisioned since my previous visit before 2011 . Somebody with artistic genius took an ordinary house and turned it into something very special. The entrance spiral engraved with his last letter to his mother is heart wrenching . The inside is haunting...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Visited Ors today and walked the 6-7km Wilfred Owen Remembrance trail. Unfortunately the Forester's House was not open (no reason given!), but the walk was well worth it. The Ors British Cemetery was very moving and is located very close to where Wilfred Owen was...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

With a 14:00 opening we were able to grab a quick lunch at the pub across the road. Good choice and good service. Lady from lock Tourist Office arrived on time at 14:00. Discussed our plans and gave us a couple of guides. We opted...More

Thank Methilkid
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The house is where Owen time with comrades in a dingy small basement of the house. The rest of the house has been gutted all floors removed the walls are covered in glass panels with excerpts from some of Owens greatest poems. Projectors and loud...More

1  Thank Helpsmember
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I was very much looking forward to visiting this place, made a 60 mile (one way) detour to find a notice on the gate stating it was closed from the 15th - 26th April. Publicity on the website would have been helpful! You would have...More

Thank Dawl
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Although initial impressions externally is a bit startling ( an enormous white building) I found the basement where Wilfred spent his last night very moving ( my wIfe was in tears) You can then follow a path through the woods to the canal bank where...More

1  Thank Martin R
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I agree with the last reviewer anyone who marks this experience 1 out of 5 simply has no soul. I also agree that the exterior needs a refurb but the concept is faultless. Simple effective beautiful but above all else fitting. Our guide could not...More

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

It is interesting to note that the person who gave this place one star and regretted the expense of making the journey there (entry is free so the only expense is the journey to it) lives locally. We drove 200 miles to Dover, crossed the...More

3  Thank candirisk
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