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Cannock Chase German War Cemetery

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Well worth a visit

Peaceful setting in lovely countryside and very well maintained. Lots of information to be found... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
November visit

Eerily quiet compared to our visit to the national arboretum, literally the only people there. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Peaceful setting in lovely countryside and very well maintained. Lots of information to be found. Well signposted so simple to find.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SmallwoodV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eerily quiet compared to our visit to the national arboretum, literally the only people there. I couldn’t get over the fact there were 4 names on each headstone. Very peaceful spot & a nice area for a walk beyond the graveyard.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank When-on-me-travels
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Visited this afternoon and it was so peaceful and tranquil - the grounds, graves, flower beds are kept in immaculate condition. It was nice to have time to reflect and pay my respects. Poppy laid on the unnamed soldier

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris G
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A very peaceful place for German soldiers of the Great War to rest. Beautifully laid out and looked after.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TonyWhitby
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It was easily found even with the satnav misleading us. It covered a large area and we were amazed at the number of graves with two names on the front and two on the back. It was well kept and if you arrive as we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank heathermW4544EQ
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Despite being a Service veteran, I have never visited a War Cemetery before. The scale is amazing, both of space and of the peaceful atmosphere. We were given a Talk by a Guide from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, who enlightened us with facts, about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I had never been before, the scale of all the headstone is overwhelming, setting beautiful and perfect have been again since

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We hated them, went to war against them, killed them, but now look after the dead with the utmost respect. A very humbling and thought provoking place in beautiful peaceful surroundings on Cannock Chase. The whole cemetery is immaculate and the graves are very well...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gooner66iw
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Park your car at the first Commonwealth cemetery. That alone is fascinating, with its rows of white stones. You could be in Flanders. But walk down the country path leading away from it and you'll stumble onto something totally unexpected. A German war cemetery. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Set amongst the pine trees and expanse of Cannock chase an opportunity to visit a place that makes you think of difficult times in the past. Beautifully kept as a reminder of what the consequences are of WAR.

Date of experience: February 2018
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