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Lichfield Crater

chemin des Anes | Thelus, 62580, Arras, France
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Stopped on the way to NDDL, a really though provoking memorial, well attended to and presented... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
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stop on your way

on our road trip to vimy, we made several stops along the countryside to see memorials, cemeteries... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Mike R
Stratford, Canada
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chemin des Anes | Thelus, 62580, Arras, France
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped on the way to NDDL, a really though provoking memorial, well attended to and presented, worth doing the research before you visit, it won't take long, but well worth it, you pass huge areas where mine warnings are still monitored and displayed, really puts...More

1  Thank casbrown
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

on our road trip to vimy, we made several stops along the countryside to see memorials, cemeteries and craters like this one where so many Canadians served and lost their lives.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Beautifully preserved location. Very nice stroll through the area. this is worth a visit. Take the time to wander around.

Thank dondedieu
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Quite a small crater with a small memorial to those buried there, but immaculately kept. If you want to see a really big crater, visit Lochnagar

Thank travel_fan022
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Be careful to take accurate directions to this interesting place, but once there, it is very impressive. The drive takes you through part of the 'Red Zone' where people are not allowed to enter due to unexploded bombs. There is information in English and French...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This was a deliberate wrong turning as heading for Vimy Ridge when saw the signpost and wandered up an agricultural road to find out what it was. It was worth straying off the standard beaten path and while ok in summer or a dry winter...More

Thank Anonymister_Surrey
Reviewed 28 April 2016

If you are doing the "Tour" you should include the largest mine in the area. The sheer energy it took to tunnel hundreds of yards under no-man's land... remaining unheard or detected, place the explosives and retire..... leaves the visitor in awe. The pathway around...More

Thank RocketmanGeneva
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Its a bit of a trip if you are unsteady on your feet but as a place to visit it really brings home what happened to people in the world wars if you are like me you may well get upset when it dawns on...More

1  Thank Lorrae c
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We stopped of here with a group and everyone was overwhelmed by the attention to detail, crater was mown with stripes. A cross, of course, meaning more than 40 burials.

Thank LePaj
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Branching off on the approach road to Vimy, will bring you to this small cemetery, as always beautifully maintained and somehow fits so well into the country scene.

Thank Disbenmed
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