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“Very Moving Experience”

National Memorial Arboretum
Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Lichfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Aberdeen
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“Very Moving Experience”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This was one of the most moving experiences I have ever experienced. The place was beautifully laid out and covered all the forces and their lost sons. It is a tranquil place to visit and we could see that many fellow visitors had a direct interest in the site.
It was indeed a most humbling experience in today's mad world.

Visited June 2014
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Newmarket
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“Very moving”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you have any involvement with the military then a visit here is recommended. To see the names of service men and women who gave their lives for the country is quite emotional. In addition there are the disbanded regiments, squadrons and ships, etc.

Visited September 2013
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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“A fitting tribute”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

A moving place that offer so much, enjoyed by the whole family even two young children who were able to really understand from seeing the tributes more about the history of the Wars.

The grounds were very restful and clearly well loved and maintained.

Visited June 2014
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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“Amazing place”
Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

We were lucky enough to visit on Armed Forces Day and there was lots going on. It was great to see all the veterans displaying their medals. The place itself is so well maintained and is a credit to all the staff. Will definitely visit again.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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“Inspiring tribute to those who have given their lives”
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We have seen the National Memorial Aboretum grow from a soggy site to the magnificent development it is today. Including the hugely impressive Armed Forces Memorial there are tributes to so many groups from the moving 'Shot At Dawn' to the simple Dinkirk memorial to the Burma Railway tribute. Everyone should go.

Visited April 2014
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