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Paying respect

Staying for work just round the corner and found this Great to see and stop Just stop for a minute... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Stuart G
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Portsmouth
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Dessert Rats Museum

Nice to see someone has taken the time, to provide a museum to the Rats. Also someone mans the... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
CLIVE P
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 Oct 2018
“Paying respect ”
16 Sep 2018
“Dessert Rats Museum”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Swaffham Road | High Ash Camp, Mundford, Thetford IP26 5HR, England
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Staying for work just round the corner and found this Great to see and stop Just stop for a minute and say thanks Its worth it Great walk and points to see

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stuart G
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Nice to see someone has taken the time, to provide a museum to the Rats. Also someone mans the station daily, to keep it open. A small donation is all that is asked for, to view the collection. You can spend as long as you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CLIVE P
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The Desert Rat trail is set amidst Thetford Forest and runs for 2km through the woods with descriptive signs along the route. Look out for the tank at the entrance- you can't miss it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed May 14, 2018

It’s a large tank on the side of the road, but what it means is so much more. Take time to read the information provided and remember the sacrifice. And if you stand really quite you will see some dear little blue tit parents who...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Hollydaze3
Reviewed October 20, 2017

it's a lovely place to take your children or grandchildren for a walk and run around, 2 nice museums are now built and will soon be open to the public,

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tina S
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

A short Forrest stroll with info boards showing you the layout of the camp. There's work going on here looks like there making a museum. Worth a look

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 123PaulR
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Dad was a desert Rat, so hearing about the memorial meant we had to visit. What a unique memorial to brave men.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mike R
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Interesting and informative place to visit, lots of parking, great walks and dog friendly and also a caravan site close by.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank TheBookWarren
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Learn the local history of the Rats and enjoy a walk around their training camp, in Thetford Forest.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank CLIVE P
Reviewed April 22, 2016

There is an old mounted tank providing the main focal point for remembrance. The 2 or so kilometre walk around the old camp and neighbouring forest is very pleasant but there is not a lot to see. The interpretive boards provide information that was helpful.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank KamNgapLan
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