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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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So much to see, need to go back another day.

First time visiting, despite only living half an hour away. Arrived at 10.30am, we paid to use the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kate W
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Home front proms.....

Second visit to The Arboretum,this time to attend the Home Front Proms.Once again everything well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance. With 150 acres of beautiful woodland and gardens to explore and over 300 unique memorials to see, you're sure to be fascinated by our many memorials and the amazing stories and symbolism behind them. Entry is free. To help you make the most of your visit; guided walks, tours and trails, learning activities, exhibitions, a restaurant and a gift shop are also available.
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Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First time visiting, despite only living half an hour away. Arrived at 10.30am, we paid to use the devices which explain a lot about the memorials, which was well worth it. Lots of beautiful and moving sculptures aswell as exhibitions. We enjoyed a very good...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Second visit to The Arboretum,this time to attend the Home Front Proms.Once again everything well organised,the perfect evening,even the weather was kind. Overdue for a visit to pay our respects.....we'll be back soon.

Thank wakeypride59
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an outstanding place - very thoughtful and moving. The idea of having a memorial of this type, and certainly to the range of groups represented, is very moving. I would recommend this to all and would suggest that all schools be encouraged to...More

Thank JAB_Devon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the arboretum with my sister. It is a very significant place for us. So beautiful and serene. The Christmas carols were beautiful and were a truly wonderful experience. The arboretum is an absolutely outstanding place. It is a place to reflect and remember loved...More

Thank Trish J
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a fascinating place with memorials to many different people and organisations. We visited with my elderly father and took a trip on the land train to see the bulk of the park. This was charged (but overall entry is free) and well worthwhile,...More

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful place to visit free entry but donations welcome. Lots of walking but plenty of seats. I defy anyone not to be moved and emotional . Good reasonably priced restaurant. Best to rent an audio guide to learn more. A land train and buggies...More

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I asked the National Memorial Arboretum how much it would be to put a memorial plaque by a tree for my late great uncle, expecting an affordable amount. I was told that they have to use a standard plaque by an existing tree and that...More

Thank IanH1223
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited with our 4 year old daughter and took advantage of the WW1 backpack experience for her for the day. It costs £2.50 (+£5 returnable deposit) for a backpack and Tommy style helmet and the back contained numerous of items such as a compass,...More

Thank schristey86
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must for everyone and they will not be disappointed as it plays a great tribute to our brave fallen. This is our second visit and we still found tributes that we missed on our first visit. The area is unbelievable for being...More

Thank ChrisMike2013
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very moving experience to see the 340+ memorials in such a peaceful setting. There are memorials to the whole range of military & civilian organisations that, together, have made this country what it is today. Each visitor will find, perhaps aided by the extremely...More

1  Thank SailorUK
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tony t
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. A direct bus service operated by Midland Classic operates between Burton upon Trent and Lichfield, the service stops in the nearby village of Alrewas, approximately a 20-minute walk from the... More
Janette E
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Response from mitzi12016 | Reviewed this property |
Any time you go you will feel the atmosphere that is all round this wonderful place The car park can look busy but once inside the place is so big it does not seem crowded