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Sherwood Foresters Regiment Memorial

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Plaistow Green Road | Crich Stand, Crich DE4 5DP, England
+44 1773 852350
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Fitting tribute to the Sherwood Foresters.

A little out of the way this is well worth the trip, as this monument honours all the Sherwood... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve W
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Karratha, Australia
Well worth a visit

Crich Stand (as it's known locally) is an iconic memorial set high in the middle of the Derbyshire... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AJoldfield
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Plaistow Green Road | Crich Stand, Crich DE4 5DP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little out of the way this is well worth the trip, as this monument honours all the Sherwood Foresters who have served and died in times of war. Windy and cold, with views from the top that show why it was located here originally.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crich Stand (as it's known locally) is an iconic memorial set high in the middle of the Derbyshire countryside. You can climb the tower and see for well over 20 miles. A small tea room serves basic refreshments and there's plenty of benches to sit...More

Thank AJoldfield
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Paid an impromptu visit after eating nearby. Very beautifully kept grounds and the views of course are stunning! There's only space for 4 people at the viewing area at the top of the tower, so don't assume you'll be able to head straight up. The...More

Thank _jennaparker09
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Worth a visit if you are in the area. This well kept memorial offers wonderful view across the countryside and offers some interesting historical information. Parking and the opportunity to climb the memorial for a small donation. A few benches and pretty green spaces for...More

Thank Simon V
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

You should be able to drive up here but for some reason it was closed so I had to park outside the gates and walk up the steep driveway to the beacon and memorial. The views are outstanding and you can see perhaps 4 counties....More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 21 September 2016

You can walk up here from the tramline end at the tramway village, which is only a little hike or access it further down for a stroll to it

Thank photosrme
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My Grandfather from Glasgow proudly served with the 8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters in WW 1. He survived the war and I wanted to visit this memorial in his memory. The views are stunning all around. We visited on a day it was meant to be...More

1  Thank bizzybristol
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times over the years and it's a lovely quiet spot with views in all directions. The climb up the tower can be a bit strenuous for the elderly but we'll worth it for the views from the top. Aswell as driving...More

Thank Lambers2013
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Walked here from the tram stop at the museum and what a fitting place for a war momorial, just to sit and remember what these brave soles did for us all.

Thank notanothercaravan
Reviewed 16 July 2016

It was a pretty bleak cold day when we visited, paid to get in but the tower wasn't open so it took us all,of 10 mins to walk around the outside. Great views though such a high point but we were to cold to stay...More

Thank UkDingle
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