Sunday, 2 June 2013

Images of....The National Memorial Arboretum

near Alrewas, Staffordshire. These are some of the various memorials and gardens.

The Merchant Navy Convoy woodland - 2535 trees, each representing a British merchant ship 
or fishing boat lost during WWII

 Ex-POW Association - dedicated to those incarcerated in Stalag XIB, XID & 357 during WWII.
The gates commemorate those opened by the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars on 16 April 1945,
which freed 17,000 POWs

RNLI - and the associated garden designed by Chris Beardshaw

 National Remembrance Garden

 Railway Industry Memorial

 Royal Artillery garden


  1. I love all the places you go to, this, again, is beautiful. Our little guy comes tomorrow, better get some rest!