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“... be reached by bike trail away from the road through farm fields which still sprout the red poppies The immaculate memorial grounds and Tower (which should be climbed for a superb view) make for a moving tribute.”
“Make sure you go up the tower as the views are amazing and it gives you a chance to take in the surroundings and think about what is was like for our soldiers.”
“The Lochnagar Crater is different to so many of the other sites on the Somme in the sense that the sheer size helps kids in particular - but adults too - get some inkling of the scale and brutality of the battles...”
“The sense of love that supports this site was surprising, humbling and somehow infused our visit with calmness and authenticity.”
“This a truly remarkable site, amazingly well preserved and brilliantly managed by Canada and her enthusiastic volunteer guides.I came after have visited the similarly well-managed Canadian site in Vimy Ridge, abou...”
“Mrs. Yank and I are visiting family in the area, and as I am a World War 1 history buff, I've set out to see as many sites as I can on this centennial year of the Battle of the Somme.”