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The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 30 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town on the by-pass (D5), which is named Boulevard Fabian Ware. On the opposite side of the road stands the...more
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9 boulevard Fabian Ware | in front of the Museum of the Battle of Normandy, 14400, Bayeux, France
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We spent a week touring WW1 and WW2 battlefields and visited many cemeteries. I believe it is important to pay respects to those who lost their lives. This is a lovely and quiet place to honor the dead of WW2.

Thank murphey1030
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very moving experience. Extremely well kept memorial to those who died during the Normandy campaign. Also very modest and quiet. A place for reflection.

Thank KLBTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited whilst staying in Normandy as thought it would be right to do so. The cemetery is kept extremely neat and all headstones are clean. It was a real eye opener seeing it all yourself, some headstones had no names, some were 17,18,19 years...More

Thank aaron_ally
Reviewed 1 week ago

Felt that a lot more personal than the American cemetery and was surprised to find there were about 30 Germans buried there as well.

Thank elizabethyancey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This British war cemetery is a very moving place. The whole site is beautifully looked after, as it should be. The grounds are so well tended and respect shown to every military person buried or remembered there. When you visit, it puts the loss of...More

Thank janLincolnshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just walking thru the cemetery brings into focus June 6 and the many days afterwards that these men and boys gave their lives to help France and the world. Bayeux should be proud to be hosting the final resting place of these brave British fighting...More

Thank GCSQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited this site during our visit. the sheer numbers of young soldiers having sacrificed their lives is moving. good to review history before or come with a guide.

Thank AlainD2456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moving and beautiful, we need to remember the people who died for our freedom. An interesting contrast to the American cemetery not far away. both respectful, but so different in character

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having been to the American cemetery with all its precision grass cutting and flags fluttering in the breeze it was even more sobering to see the modest British cemetery ,this does not take away any of the sacrifices these men made for our freedom.

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Bayeux War Cemetery on the 28th August 2018. It was kept very tidy. Explained to my children the importance of why we decided to visit, we looked at the headstones and some of the ages of the brave soldiers who fought for our...More

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Response from CorinthianExeter | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if this is a bit late, but we stayed in the Premier Classe in Bayeux, about €42 a night for a room (didn't bother with breakfast but I've heard it's good). It's clean and comfortable and about 10 minutes walk from... More
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I am sorry I do not know. But would assume no due to the nature of the site.
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all british graves war in france and belgium both first and second war are free and a real must see
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