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The Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial stands as an important symbol of remembrance and a lasting tribute to all Newfoundlanders who served during the First World War. At the heart of the memorial stands a great bronze caribou (the emblem of the...more
All reviews guided tour canadian students front line preserved trenches german trenches no man's land young people well worth a visit answer questions both sides somme area brings home fitting tribute small museum who lost their lives who gave their lives couple of hours
The site is a definite must for a tour of the Somme and the boarded walks through the trenches such an experience. The staff too could not be more helpful and friendly making this a MUST for a tour of the Somme. When we travel...More
We wanted to show our children something about the war at the end of our summer holiday to give them a feel for what it was like. This memorial was recommended by friends and was perfect.
We felt it is very respectfully maintained. The visitor...More
I firstly must point out that the day we visited you could have a guided tour on the hour however self led maps could be found in the visitors centre.
We chose to take our time and walk ourselves around.
The peacefulness and beauty of...More
We walked around this site as the young Canadian volunteers at Vimy Ridge had suggested a visit as we were in the area.
Looking at some of the bomb crater sizes it must have been a bleak and frightening place to be. It is well...More
Fabulously preserved site. Good information leaflet with instructions for a circular walk which takes about 30 mins. Good information about each point of interest. Helpful staff on hand to answer questions. The moose memorial is superb. You can walk in what is left of a...More
My husband and I decided to visit this memorial whilst exploring The Somme area.
I cannot really add to that of other reviews.
A good car park. A very pleasant Canadian student greeted us at the entrance and explained the layout of the site.
This is one of only 2 National Historical Sites outside of Canada - the other being Vimy Ridge. It is well worth visiting. I knew very little about this battle and how it virtually wiped out the Newfoundland battalion. This centre explains it all and...More
This is one of two memorials I visited with a World War I battlefields tour that was staffed by Canadian students. There appeared to be about a dozen people working, with someone greeting visitors as the arrived, one in the (small) visitor center, and others...More
I think Arras is closer but travelling from Amiens would not be a problem. The site is far away from any public transport - the easiest way is to hire a car I'm afraid. You may be able to join a coach tour to the site... More
I think Arras is closer but travelling from Amiens would not be a problem. The site is far away from any public transport - the easiest way is to hire a car I'm afraid. You may be able to join a coach tour to the site, particularly if you are staying in a large town (e.g. Amiens).
Response from jim_bayfield | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any dogs or signs. There is a large car park right outside the entrance and the small visitor centre right opposite who would advise. The paths are paved so would think OK but not 100% sure. Try e mailing them... More
We didn't see any dogs or signs. There is a large car park right outside the entrance and the small visitor centre right opposite who would advise. The paths are paved so would think OK but not 100% sure. Try e mailing them. Well worth a visit if you can.