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Cool, unique, different

This is one of the best memorials I have ever seen. This is unique, cool, and different. It is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
GoodFood88
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Poem

My daughter is teaching the poem for English GCSE and my husband is half Welsh so it was a must... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Ann B
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the best memorials I have ever seen. This is unique, cool, and different. It is found at the end of a long, winding country road, but worth your time to check it out if you are in the area.

Thank GoodFood88
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter is teaching the poem for English GCSE and my husband is half Welsh so it was a must visit on our way back to Calais.. Very moving as are all the cemeteries in the area

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This memorial to fallen of Wales, in the first Battle of the Somme is well off the beaten track, but very much worth a visit, stood out in open country facing Mametz Wood, it is a fine memorial to the brave men who died here.

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The stunning Dragon Memorial at Memetz is a fabulous tribute to the Men from our Beautiful country of Wales who died in the war fighting for us. Although off the beaten track, the Memorial is beautifully located and we especially liked the barbed wire integrated...More

Thank Stobartben
Reviewed 27 June 2018

In one of the less visited corners of the Somme stands the Red Dragon looking out onto Mametz Wood, to remind all who come that here is where so many young Welch lads gave their lives for their King and Country. It is a memorable...More

Thank jkerfoot
Reviewed 15 June 2018

At first I thought we had gone the wrong way down some narrow country lane covered in potholes but then we arrived .The memorial was unusual with the welsh dragon accessed by a steep flight of metal stairs. But standing there and viewing the short...More

Thank robleach666
Reviewed 28 April 2018

This is a stunning Memorial for the Welsh Troops the Dragon stands proud overlooking the woods where the battle occurred and it clutches barbed wire in its claws and is sending fire across the valley.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

4000 killed or wounded in a few days to capture Mamtez Wood. Stand by the monument and reflect and then walk between the fields down to the woods. One can still see the shell holes even though the site is now over grown. A sad...More

Thank SmilerP
Reviewed 26 December 2017

The monument stands above the road and the red dragon on its top is superb both as a tribute and as a symbol of resistance. Mametz Wood is the wooded areas around this spot and a place of huge savagery and loss of life. This...More

Thank c n
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Makes the battlefield obvious, the view from the dragon is more or less the last view for many allied soldiers. go on to "storm" the wood (the path directly opposite) and come across many remembrances by other visitors. Wander the woods and you may see...More

Thank AdamM422
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