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Surprising memorial if you make the effort to find it

My husband saw a sign to this memorial but had to go back a second time to find it. You have to... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Brisbane, Australia
Interesting historical site

We stopped off on the way from the Castle to the White Cliffs. It is a really interesting site for... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Broadstone, Dorset
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

This may be a lesser known memorial, but is of huge significance, being on the actual site where Bleriot completed his original cross channel flight in 1909. The decision to depict the actual aircraft full size on the sloping grass was inspired. To find the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 17 August 2018

My husband saw a sign to this memorial but had to go back a second time to find it. You have to park and then walk down a pathway with no indication of how far, but in fact, it does not take much time to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Noticing a sign on way to the white cliffs, stopped in on the way back. Don't park on the main road, there is an entrance you can drive down to a car park. It's a 200 mtr. walk to a concrete outline of a plane...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

We stopped off on the way from the Castle to the White Cliffs. It is a really interesting site for it's significance to aviation that could easily be overlooked.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DaveWGCook
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is a lovely little memorial to a major world event. The concrete plane outline marks the spot where Bleriot came back to earth after flying from france. One of the first major landwarks fo aviation located in a nice piece of woodland with some...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

A lot of years ago, before "they" put a nice path down here and jazzed it up with all that wood, I used to take American visitors here. Against all doubts we battled our way through the brambles to find this humble monument to a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Philip B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Worth a visit if you are passing, also nice for a walk around as the area is wooded and pretty. Situated just to the north of the castle the Bleroit Memorial is just off the main Deal/Dover Road and has ample parking. It is open...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TheDealBeans
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We took foreign visitors to see the memorial and none of us were impressed. It is OK to have a quick look at in passing, although they have arranged seating there and the pathways are supposed to represent vapour trails.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Fernchlu_12
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I had forgotten that this is the the spot where Louis Bleriot (crash) landed all those years ago, so it was great to be able to visit. It's a simple but effective memorial, a little tricky to find.... drive slowly and you'll find it easily....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MDH_CoClare
Reviewed 16 April 2017

History we should not forget very moving. Of interest to all ages, Good parking, easy walking and a nice cafe for refreshments

Date of experience: October 2016
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