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Fovant Badges

A30, Fovant, England
+94 71 248 5465
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Tribute to the heroes of the past

The Fovant badges lay up in the hills, just off the A30 - between Salisbury and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RJMSUK
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London, United Kingdom
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A beautiful display....

We passed these on our way to Sherborne and missed them completely.....in fact i have driven this... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
shane s
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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“world war” (2 reviews)
“soldiers” (7 reviews)
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A30, Fovant, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Fovant badges lay up in the hills, just off the A30 - between Salisbury and Shaftesbury. Amazing historic tribute to the past, kept very well by the local residents. Excellent place, the parking spot on the A30 allows for a great picture opportunity.

Thank RJMSUK
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We passed these on our way to Sherborne and missed them completely.....in fact i have driven this road on dozens of occasions over the years,mostly at night and did not know they were there...until yesterday on our return trip to Salisbury.There are several badges which...More

1  Thank shane s
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Impressive display cut into the chalk hillside. Probably because an observer is looking at them from the north, they are not very clear; a summer visit might mean that the sun is both higher and more northerly and would illuminate the badges better. one tip:...More

Thank rhawkin
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Nice little stop on route for a Sunday trip out well worth the stop and a reflection if the effort our boys done before going to France God bless you boys and thank you for our today

1  Thank andrew j
Reviewed 15 August 2017

World War regimental badges including Australian and other Empire troops lived here and made chalk badges in the hillside. Some lost badges include British Red Cross. A moving and emotional site

Thank Annie B
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We have lived in Wiltshire for 20 years but have only just discovered these! Certainly worth travelling to see. Would like to get a closer look next time.

1  Thank AlpineOwls
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Any person with an interest in the last century will not wonder at the badges on the hill. they seemed so fresh in the spring evening sunshine!

Thank Outofthelaw
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Whilst visiting Salisbury we drove through Fovant and it was a clear, sunny January day which gave us a good opportunity to view the badges which are large and well maintained. There are only limited parking spaces near the badges but it is worth stopping...More

1  Thank AngieP49
Reviewed 12 November 2016

There are plenty of stopping places to view the enormous and numerous badges carved into the chalk downs. These are very peaceful views. The Fovant Badges Society is a voluntary organisation which has the objective of maintaining these regimental badges, carved by the soldiers of...More

Thank Branko V
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Have seen the badges befor while walking so this time took friends along to see the new badge the day the Marines unveiled it,wonderfull day had by all.

Thank ch832
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