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Naval Memorial

Never forget what the military have given up in the defence of our nation and when you visit a vast... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bryan G
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Lost at sea

The memorial is really well kept and has an air about it. It well worth spending a few minutes just... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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The Plymouth Naval Memorial commemorates 7,251 sailors of the First World War and 15,933 of the Second World War. The Memorial is situated centrally on The Hoe which looks directly towards Plymouth Sound. It is accessible at all times. Copies of the...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Never forget what the military have given up in the defence of our nation and when you visit a vast memorial like this it certainly brings it home what they died for. The names of personnel who died in the different campaigns are all listed...More

Thank Bryan G
Reviewed 5 days ago

The memorial is really well kept and has an air about it. It well worth spending a few minutes just reading the name of those that gave everything for our freedom.

Thank ianrickard
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge memorial. It commemorates all personnel . I was out of sorts when I arrived here after a frustrating time in the town centre. A short time here and I realised how lucky I am and how much we all owe to...More

Thank von1941
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to pay respects to my Fathers "oppo's" from WW2. The sheer number of names brings home the enormity of the sacrifces made. A truly beautiful memorial.

Thank Bunty62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Memorial to see my uncles name on it , its very well maintained but also very sad when reflect on why its where and see over 23,000 names of service personnel who were killed in WW2 and who have no grave ....More

Thank NW001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very moving experience to walk up to the memorial and consider and contemplate the scuffle that so many young me to secure our freedom. |They courage should forever be remembered. Particularly moving was the poppy display earlier join the year.

Thank ZoeM1625
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very sobering memorial to thousands of sailors and marines, who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. Lovely surroundings on the Hoe. Respect.

Thank David C
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This very touching monument is always immaculately clean and a place to walk, sit or just be alone with your thoughts. In a very busy area of Plymouth, sound seems to just stay on the outside leaving you to acknowledge the lovely memorial. I still...More

Thank lee d
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit so quiet and peaceful. A place for reflection and gratefulness for all those men have done for us well worth a visit

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I very large Naval memorial with ships and service personal named. This is sited on the Hoe with other service memorials and with the Drake statue.

Thank Terence L
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Michael F
15 September 2017|
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I certainly made no comment about 'sitting around' and am well aware of its significance, thank you.