Quite a small crater with a small memorial to those buried there, but immaculately kept. If you want to see a really big crater, visit Lochnagar
Be careful to take accurate directions to this interesting place, but once there, it is very impressive. The drive takes you through part of the 'Red Zone' where people are not allowed to enter due to unexploded bombs. There is information in English and French and the feeling is very restful. There is also another crater cemetery about 500mt away... 更多
This was a deliberate wrong turning as heading for Vimy Ridge when saw the signpost and wandered up an agricultural road to find out what it was. It was worth straying off the standard beaten path and while ok in summer or a dry winter I would advise not visiting when its muddy and wet just in getting to road... 更多
If you are doing the "Tour" you should include the largest mine in the area. The sheer energy it took to tunnel hundreds of yards under no-man's land... remaining unheard or detected, place the explosives and retire..... leaves the visitor in awe. The pathway around the crater has little memorial plaques attached to the ends of the wooden treads, and... 更多
Its a bit of a trip if you are unsteady on your feet but as a place to visit it really brings home what happened to people in the world wars if you are like me you may well get upset when it dawns on you while walking round these holes in the ground the enormity of what happened there,... 更多
We stopped of here with a group and everyone was overwhelmed by the attention to detail, crater was mown with stripes. A cross, of course, meaning more than 40 burials.
Branching off on the approach road to Vimy, will bring you to this small cemetery, as always beautifully maintained and somehow fits so well into the country scene.