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Visited as part of a tour of WW1 sites.
Very interesting to hear about what went on and to see a small piece of ground virtually left as it was at the end of the war (apart from the trees)
Interesting place to visit to see how the terrain and landscape changed due to WW1. Pill box good place to illustrate the changing positions of the front lines but also the nature of the war of attrition i.e. Concrete suggests longevity. Good place to take...More
Was out visiting the local battlefield and after about an hour of walking around on a warm day we were all getting thirsty. We saw the cafe nearby and decided to give it a go.
They had plenty of tables, but we were lucky as...More
we were on a tour when we visited here so didn't have to explore the facts on our own- the site was good- interesting view of terrain and areas of underground explosive tactics used by allies. good walking trail
August 30, 2018 - This mound of ground changed hands several times during World War I (the Great War) and remains relatively undisturbed . Hill 60 suffered an extremely turbulent history throughout the war. Heavily shelled and mined by both sides, the ground forming Hill...More
It is quite some time since I last visited this iconic site. The duckboards that have been installed lead you around what was a killing field as the stupid commanders on both sides of the WW1 conflict sacrificed more and more young lives. The marking...More
We made our own tour of the battlefields and cementries. The visit to Hill 60 was towards the end of our day. Quite amazing that this has been left untouched from the end of the First World War with the original craters and hills still...More
Response from penninesteve | Reviewed this property |
hill 60 is open all the time it is free to enter & the car coach parking area is now fully open( after a new bridge has been installed)you dont book in ,just turn up, i was there 2 weeks ago & it was welly boots required,