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Moving memorial to Air Force

This is worth a visit whatever the season. It is a very moving memorial to those who died in action... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
KAW687
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London, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit and excellent view over Runnymede

I've been here on various occasions and frequently take friends and family here to enjoy the views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
smartsurfer69
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London, United Kingdom
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The Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede commemorates by name over 20,000 airmen who were lost in the Second World War during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and North and Western Europe, and who have no known graves. They served in Bomber...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Air Forces Memorial Lodge Coopers Hill Lane, Englefield Green TW20 0LB, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 10, 2012

The Air Forces Memorial is a must see for anyone visiting the Runnymede area. I visit frequently and continue to feel moved by the remarkable bravery and sacrifices made in order that we can enjoy peace and freedom. Situated on top of Coopers Hill, looking...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2012

A pleasant walk to the memorial on a warm day. Not too strenuous. Took our young son and went to the Memorials Tea bar afterwards. A bit overpriced and the kitchen was shut so no food (approx 2pm on a Sunday). National Trust Members can...More

2  Thank Darkevagil
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is worth a visit whatever the season. It is a very moving memorial to those who died in action in the RAF. It also has a viewing platform with views over Heathrow.

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here on various occasions and frequently take friends and family here to enjoy the views on a nice day. From the top of the memorial, you can see the River Thames and Runnymede Meadow, where the Magna Carta was sealed by King John...More

Thank smartsurfer69
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting the Magna Carta monument(free) then the Air Force memorial(free) is a short walk away. Parking by the river Thames and well signposted. Both attractions are open air sites.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Came here on a still September morning and it is a stylish memorial to the thousands of airmen who died without trace over WW2 and after. Tranquil, simple, humbling, but so many many names and these are not all of them

Thank Lucoid
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We made the short diversion from the Thames tow path to visit this memorial and well worth it. Dedicated to more than 20,000 Air force men from across the commonwealth who were missing in action. You truly get the scale of the awful loss from...More

Thank Leapingferret
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A must if you are in the area. While away an hour climbing to the top for a great view and watch the planes taking off and landing at Heathrow. Remember the Air Force service men and women who never came back and whose names...More

Thank Lizzie H
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A truly superb venue to spend some quiet reflective time. Highly recommend a walk up to the top as the views are breathtakingly beautiful.

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

This was a surprise, we were at Runnymede and wanted to have an overview of of theists and where part of the RAF 100 fly past was due a few days later. It is a reasonable walk from the car parks at Runnymede and the...More

1  Thank Barry B
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Lovely location with great views of the surrounding countryside.. Air force memorial in beautiful parkland, moving site.

Thank Frances S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I always try to get to this place at least once a year, very tranquil (as to be expected), always worth the walk to pay respects. The climb to the top of the towers to view the surrounding counties is amazing on a clear day.

Thank Peter139
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bride13
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Response from smartsurfer69 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the names are in alphabetical order
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Response from Peter139 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think they are, you may find better info though from the war graves commission
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Response from Becather | Reviewed this property |
No, the site is free.
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