Beautifully tended and peaceful, we walked through the numerous headstones to those who never returned. Headstone after headstone, some unknown or known onto God. A fitting memorial to all who rest in this place. Highly recommended.
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This is such a quiet and peaceful place. The rows upon rows of the British fallen servicemen, makes the hairs stand up on your neck. It is beautifully tended. Will man learn from all this? Unfortunately no!
Travelling Europe for a few weeks and this had to be your 1st stop over......everything about it is beautiful and the kids loved reading the graves made history lessons a lot more realistic we had to pay our respects to those that gave us our...More
A visit to the British War Cemetery in Bayeux is a most moving experience. With more than 4500 tombstones, most of them of British soldiers, just being here, more than seventy years after the War ended, is exceptionally touching.
Our family all felt that this was a much more moving and "friendly" cemetery than the American one. The tombstones all had personal messages from family members, which regiment they served in and the crest and which country they were from. The roses around the...More
On the way out of Bayeaux on our way to elgium we stopped at the Cemetery waiting for the Battle Museum opening. Very sobering. Such a beautiful place.
The British cemetery in Bayeux is definitely less impressive visually than the much-larger American one nearby at Omaha Beach, but that doesn't mean it's not worth taking a look. The memorial feels like an English country garden, and is much more intimate and personal than...More
This beautiful place moved me even more than the American cemetery as there are individual inscriptions on each tombstone from loved ones, plus a regimental crest and the name and rank of the deceased soldier. there are Germans, Canadians and other nationalities buried here.
A solemn and though provoking place, definitely worth a visit, it makes you remember all those that gave so much so that others may be free.
Visited this cemetery in Bayeux shortly after seeing the D-Day Museum (which is right near by). If you visit Normandy you'll be inundated with how the "americans won the war" and not much mention is made of the British/Canadian effort. After you visit this cemetery,...More