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Our visit to the Riechwald forest war cemetery

My sister and i have just returned from a visit to this beutiful resting place of our fathers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A beautiful site. The sheer number of graves (7000) will take your breath away. Highly recommended... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed July 2, 2015

This was a trip taken on the behalf of my late father where some of his fallen comrades lie. (2nd Ox & Bucks LI). As you would expect from a CWGC site, it is well kept and although near a busy road, peaceful. There have...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and i have just returned from a visit to this beutiful resting place of our fathers brother George Harris who was killed in the 2nd world war age 19 .we flew to Dussaldorf then a sky train to the railway station ,then a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful site. The sheer number of graves (7000) will take your breath away. Highly recommended for a reflective moment.

Thank FlatWhite
Reviewed October 11, 2018

While we had visited a number of War Cemeteries in Holland, this was one of the bigger ones we went to. What's so sobering, is that to the left as you enter, you can see the aircrews are buried in their "sticks" (the crew that...More

Thank Lindsay F
Reviewed July 19, 2018

What a beautifully maintained site for an extremely sad events, the care given to the whole area is lovely and it is so quiet and peaceful, total different to the ways here people must have died. Well worth a stop to make you think about...More

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I visited here as part of a leger battlefield tour. Though this was my second visit I’m still moved by the rows and rows of brave men. This is the biggest British WW2 cemetery in the world and is worth stopping and going in to...More

Thank Pompeyjones
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Came here on a day trip as well as doing other things, this place is stunning, in terms of how beautifully it is looked after, it is a shame about the waste of life, albeit we get to live in a free society, so whilst...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

This is the biggest WW2 cemetery in Europe. We visited here in a Dambusters Tour as there are lots of Bomber Command crew busied here. Beautifully maintained as used...emotional.

Thank Sozlovesholisays
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Reichswald Forest War Cemetery is one of the most beautiful of the CWGC cemeteries i have visited. The scale of casualties is beyond description, almost 7600 are laid to rest here, in neat rows as far as the eye can see. Yet the atmosphere is...More

Thank gouzbeks
Reviewed June 27, 2017

A worth while stop to pay your respects to mainly air crew from bomber command RAF although there are other allied military graves here too. Park opposite the main gate under the trees (free) and cross the busy road to the cemetery. This cemetery contains...More

Thank Alan1Bangor
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

A family member is buried in this lovely cemetery. It is well maintained, the grounds are beautiful. Definitely recommend a stop here

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