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Brookwood Cemetery

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Address: Glades House Cemetery Pales, Woking GU24 0BL, England
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:30

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This Cemetery has a very interesting history and if you look around with help of some signage some of the original railway features can be found. There are some very ornate and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nick D
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Woking, United Kingdom
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Woking, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Cemetery has a very interesting history and if you look around with help of some signage some of the original railway features can be found. There are some very ornate and architectually pleasing structures in the cemetrey and in general all seems to be well maintained. It is a very peaceful environment and one could spend a great deal... More 

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Thank Nick D
Darlington, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely peaceful place, for the final resting place and memorials for our fallen soldiers. We couldn't get over the size and how well maintained the grounds are.

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Thank Paula M
Woking, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating place. There is a military cemetery with many nationalities areas and a public area. It is huge A fascinating walking area and well worth a visit. Not depressing but uplifting . The military areas are beautifully maintained and the public areas are huge and sprawling but full of remarkable headstones with many gems of inscriptions. Strongly recommended for... More 

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Thank John R
Woking, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a huge cemetery,there is 235,000 buried there.it used to have its own train station,from waterlloo. steeped in history.i go there 3/4 times a year as my family are buried there.

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Thank Paul G
Denton, TX USA
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94 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't yet been to the "civilian" side of the cemetery. I've only visited the military side with some friends. However, it's still a lovely place to walk around, learn things, and make observations. The staff in the American section is very knowledgeable and helpful; they'll tell you some really interesting things about some of the people buried (and even... More 

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Thank Momma B
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Since Brookwood Cemetery has gone back into Woking Borough Council's care, the amount of work being carried out is amazing. Headstones have been regained after years of neglect where flora and fauna had taken over. I see it improving on every visit. It is somewhere to gather your thoughts, see sadness when you read a headstone of someone taken well... More 

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Thank swavey2017
Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

We visited the cemetery with two friends from Australia who had flown in the previous day. We all found the grounds very peaceful and full of birdsong. The sculptures on the graves was very interesting and often quite charming. It is possible to drive through the Cemetary or just take a walk. Well worth a visit

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1 Thank brianhales2016
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36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Brookwood Cemetery is an amazingly large area of tranquil green space with well-defined walkways and good car parking. It contains some truly outstanding examples of Victorian & Gothic memorials - some remarkably well preserved - which was my main interest. There are several more recent Mausoleum developments & areas dedicated to particular religious groups with an on-site Monastery too. And... More 

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Thank David B
Surrey
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I have always lived close to the cemetery so try to use it as much as possible. You get a certain feeling when you visit. I would recommend if this is your first visit, bringing literature or read up on the place before you go, you will be surprised what you will learn (I won't give it away on here).... More 

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Thank linx_90
Woking, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Used to live near here. As funeral operative have been to the cemetery a number of times This cemetery history is fascinating and well worth a visit. Set in vast peaceful grounds on the edge of woking.

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