We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
fine memorial of an important part of our history

a small quiet area to sit and remember just what these men achieved. the two separate memorials... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Very moving

Visited in honour of 617 dam busters squadron while on an an historic aviation trail. The memorial... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Halifax, United Kingdom
Read all 250 reviews
All photos (51)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fitting tribute”(25 reviews)
“brave men”(22 reviews)
“petwood hotel”(13 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| Royal Square, Woodhall Spa, England
Reviews (250)
Filter reviews
250 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fitting tribute brave men petwood hotel their lives fallen heroes lovely tribute poignant reminder well worth a visit peaceful spot officers mess dam busters moving tribute car park two hours world war high street bomber command
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 250 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

a small quiet area to sit and remember just what these men achieved. the two separate memorials tell all you need to know about duty. suggest a visit to Janets tea room across the street from the memorial, she is a mine of information and...More

Thank ernie_green
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Visited in honour of 617 dam busters squadron while on an an historic aviation trail. The memorial is beautiful and very moving to see the number of young men who gave their lives for our freedom. Cannot fail to be moved.

Thank Lorri855
Reviewed September 12, 2018

I didn't count exactly but there must have been about 240 people on the memorial all from the same squadron, brings home the sacrifice made.

Thank crushertim
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Very well kept, and well worth a visit if in the local area. Was very peaceful place to sit and such a lovely memorial. Was dusk when we visited and the area around was peaceful, quite and offered time to reflect.

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed September 7, 2018

Made a special stop to have a look at the memorials whilst in the area visiting the jubilee pool. My 2 young kids were interested as even at their young ages they had heard and were aware of the story of the ‘bouncing bombs ‘....More

Thank HatterWilko
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Lincolnshire is steeped in RAF history, my late father says he was posted to Woodhall Spa when he was but a lad. It’s worth a moment of reflection and visit to this important memorial, if not just to offer thanks to all those who made...More

Thank AATommy
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful set out rememberance garden,not at all out of place set in a quiet high street. The design of the small gardens are a fitting tribute to the fallen.

Thank Beetlebug3368
Reviewed August 10, 2018

A fitting tribute to the brave men who flew from nearby airbases, it is well kept and well worth a look

Thank kim w
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Well tended area that commemorates the history of 617 Squadron (AKA The Dambusters) and the toll in human lives lost that this famous squadron has paid over the years.

Thank Alan L
Reviewed August 6, 2018

lovely memorial and near other places of interest (Metheringham visitor centre with a Dakota to jump aboard) plenty of cafes near by

Thank Liz S
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
The INN at Woodhall Spa
468 reviews
.25 km away
The Golf Hotel
338 reviews
.56 km away
Dower House Hotel
460 reviews
.63 km away
Petwood Hotel
1,220 reviews
.74 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 30 nearby restaurants
The Tea House in the Woods
919 reviews
.52 km away
Kitchenetta Delicatessen & Coffee shop
174 reviews
.28 km away
Village Limits Restaurant
249 reviews
.88 km away
The Bakery & Delicatessen Ltd
145 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 16 nearby attractions
The Kinema in the Woods
958 reviews
.53 km away
Jubilee Park
229 reviews
.55 km away
The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum
145 reviews
.51 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jeffrey P
December 27, 2016|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from butiaboy | Reviewed this property |
all year round is in a public park