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The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance. The expansive 150-acre site is centrally located in the National Forest in Staffordshire. Featuring over 330 thought-provoking memorials, nestled amongst lush and maturing woodland. Military and Civilian associations are represented alongside tributes for individuals. Rich in design and symbolism, the memorials and their fascinating stories are waiting to be discovered.

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.

Alongside a new Remembrance Centre featuring exhibition spaces, coffee shop, large restaurant and gift shop; daily activities at the Arboretum include an Act of Remembrance, guided walks, buggy tours, a land train and a children's sensory play garden. A yearly programme of events for the whole family ensures there is lots for everyone to explore, discover and remember.

Opening times are 10am - 4pm January to March, 9am - 5pm April to 11 November, and 10am - 4pm 12 November to December. Closed on Christmas Day.

Opening times
  1. Monday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  2. Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  3. Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  4. Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  5. Friday
    10:00am - 5:00pm
  6. Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
  7. Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm

National Memorial Arboretum
Croxall Road
DE13 7AR
United Kingdom


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Wheelchair accessible

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