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amazing heritage

many graves dating back centuries, a well kept. could explore this place for years and still not... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
rugby_mad_couple
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plymouth
Go and see the City of Plymouth Civilian War Memorial

One of my grandfathers is buried in this historic Victorian cemetery in an unmarked grave. That is... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Jude_18a
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

many graves dating back centuries, a well kept. could explore this place for years and still not see every grave. amazing headstones and peaceful place

1  Thank rugby_mad_couple
Reviewed 20 April 2018

One of my grandfathers is buried in this historic Victorian cemetery in an unmarked grave. That is of interest to me but what ought to be of interest to every Plymothian is the Civilian War Memorial (dedicated in 2010) situated in the restored Victorian Chapel....More

1  Thank Jude_18a
Reviewed 19 April 2018

A nicely kept Victorian cemetery which houses a small visitor's centre, but this is only open on certain days and at certain hours during the week so you need to check for details if you want to visit. Less than a mile from the bustling...More

1  Thank Micklah
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I have visited the cemetery a couple of years ago and revisited it yesterday. I am one of those people who enjoys visiting Victorian era cemeteries. Forde Park is an outstanding Victorian age cemetery. Places of this era and type were designed to be walked...More

1  Thank Gareth J
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Having discovered during my family history research that my Great-Grandfather is buried here my brother and I called into the Visitor Centre. The volunteers are extremely helpful and provided.loads of information about my ancestors. Because my great-grandfather was serving in the Navy when he died...More

2  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Well of course it would be peaceful! It's good in all weathers if you want to just spend some time on your own. Good place to think. Great for spotting various birds all year round and ideal for butterflies, squirrels, rabbits and the occasional fox...More

3  Thank Nick0506
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I often walk through here. I am surprised by the recent review that suggests that the cemetery is closed at weekends. I have never known this. I believe that it is open daily from 9am until 4 pm in winter and until 6pm in the...More

2  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

After traveling over 300 miles to visit friends in Plymouth we decided to pay a visit to Ford Park Cemetry.we were gob smacked and utterly dissapointed to find it was CLOSED how stupid is this at weekends when people are not at work and want...More

4  Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 26 January 2016

This is a great place to visit. The cemetery has such interesting stories to tell and is packed with Victorian history, from the amazing monuments to the scary stories of some of the people buried there. Wildlife abounds with some rare creatures visiting or making...More

2  Thank heatherogburn
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

When I lost my Mum last year, we didn't know which cemetery would be best until someone told us about Ford park.... my family & I are so glad we picked here as it's just right. My Mum was an argyle fan so she is...More

5  Thank MrsL86
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