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British War Cemetery

9 boulevard Fabian Ware | in front of the Museum of the Battle of Normandy, 14400, Bayeux, France
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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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"buried here"
in 39 reviews
"other nationalities"
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"grave stones"
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"moving place"
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"their lives"
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"resting place"
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"row upon row"
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"peaceful place"
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"brings home"
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"ring road"
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"fitting tribute"
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"fallen soldiers"
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"ultimate sacrifice"
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"sobering experience"
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"these men"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here to lay a wreath in memory of the WW2 dead, and were struck by how beautifully kept it is. We also visited the memorial over the road.

Thank Alex T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the American and German cemetery's and found each approached the sites markedly different. The British cemetery is somewhere in the middle in terms of the beautiful lawn and gardens, the list of soldiers and location of the individuals headstones and details age etc....More

Thank 701David
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a wonderful place to visit to bring the beaches of Normandy into perspective. The graves are kept so lovely and it is a real mark of respect to those who gave their lives.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's hard not to look at the names and ages of the men who died to liberate the French from German rule without choking inside very moving place. They have a small place in the middle where you can see all the names in alphabetical...More

Thank Sophie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is of the local cemeteries is the one I was most pleased to have visited. I visited the German one for balance and both the American and British cemeteries and found this one to be the most thought provoking. The American one is good...More

Thank Motisy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the layout and design of the British cemetery. The touching farewell notes at the bottom of the tombstones from family members is poignant. Also very interesting to see Canadians, Australians, New Zealanders, South Africans all buried side by side. A must see!

Thank Reilly R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I walked to this site after visiting the Battle of Normandy museum. It is impressively well maintained and a very moving cemetery.

Thank dragonflytw65
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very impressed with both this cemetery and the American cemetery. One key difference is that the British cemetery headstones allowed the Soldiers' families to have a quote at the bottom of their tombstone, which was very touching and made it more real and...More

Thank danthexcman
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in bayeux we visited this cemetery. Came away with tears in my eyes. It is so well maintained and impeccable. It was wonderful to see that after so many years the grave stones were in immaculate condition

Thank Maggie m
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In contrast to the American cemetery (also a must) this place of remembrance is more subtly located and designed. Reading the messages from mourning family is heartbreaking.

Thank Esben M
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jeanheaver
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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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Jeanette S
March 8, 2017|
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Response from Austimum | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I do not know. But would assume no due to the nature of the site.
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Lisa H
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Response from cwk2000 |
all british graves war in france and belgium both first and second war are free and a real must see
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