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National Memorial Arboretum
The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK’s year-round centre of Remembrance. Sited in the heart of the Nation, the 150 acres site hold some 50,000 maturing trees and 160 memorials, and is a beautiful and lasting tribute to those who serve their country or who have died in conflict.
Visitors number around 300,000 per year and over 200 special events are held annually. The Arboretum 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 present day.
Facilities include: Visitor Centre, shop, café, car park, guided tours and landtrain.
National Memorial Arboretum facilities include:
- Dogs restrictions
- First aid facilities
- In countryside
- Of historic, literary or architectural interest
- Outdoor event/attraction
- Smoking permitted in some areas
- Guided tours available for groups
- Guided tours available for individuals
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Suitable for families
- American Express accepted
- Visa accepted
- Picnic site
- Parking (charge)
- Groups accepted
National Memorial Arboretum accessibility includes:
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