National Memorial Arboretum

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The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK’s year-round Centre for Remembrance; a spiritually uplifting place which honours the fallen, recognises service and sacrifice, and fosters pride in our country. The Arboretum is part of The Royal British Legion family of charities. Sited in the heart of the Nation, with 50,000 maturing trees and nearly 300 memorials, it is a beautiful and lasting tribute to those who serve their country or who have died in conflict.

The Arboretum is situated on land gifted by Lafarge Tarmac and is home to the striking Armed Forces Memorial which commemorates those who have been killed on duty or as a result of terrorism from the end of the Second World War to the current conflict in Afghanistan.

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site, Heritage site

Opening hours

The National Memorial Arboretum is open every day from 9am to 5pm. In the winter months the grounds close at dusk but our Visitor Centre remains open until 5pm. We are closed only on Christmas Day. During summer months the last admission is at 4.30pm (unless otherwise stated).

Admission charges

Entry is free at the National Memorial Arboretum, though donations are appreciated.

Additional info

Car park, gift shop, licenced restaurant, disabled access

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Battle of the Somme Guided Walks

  • 3 July 2016 — 18 November 2017 *on now

Join one of the Arboretum’s expert guides on a tour around the grounds to discover just some of the memorials which have links to the Battle of the Somme. The Walks will take place on Sundays between the 3rd July and 20th November 2016.

Admission

£3 per person

Website

http://www.thenma.org.uk/somme100

National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Road
Alrewas
Staffordshire
DE13 7AR
England

Website

www.thenma.org.uk

E-mail

info@thenma.org.uk

Telephone

01283 245 100

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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