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Very poignant

Well worth a slight detour when leaving Hyde Park towards Park Lane. All the forgotten animals who... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
LawrenceSalvoni
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Totland Bay, United Kingdom
Not just for animal lovers

Strolling near Hyde Park I noticed a grouping of freestanding bronze animal sculptures. Out of... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
DP49
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Edmonds, WA
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Well worth a slight detour when leaving Hyde Park towards Park Lane. All the forgotten animals who helped "win" the many wars of the past, especially WW1 where millions of horses and donkeys perished. So very sad and a tear jerker!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Strolling near Hyde Park I noticed a grouping of freestanding bronze animal sculptures. Out of curiosity, I crossed the street for closer look and was immediately moved by this well-done tribute to animals that have been killed in war during their service to mankind.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had been for a walk through Hyde Park to visit Speaker's Corner on a Sunday morning. After listening to some of the speakers for a short time, we moved on towards Park Lane to take a look at the relatively new Animals in War...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I've never seen anything quite like this, a memorial to animals that died in wars, and there have been so many. It's a great idea and animal rights activists will love it. Nice design. Sentimental.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I have always loved animals. I made it a point to find this monument on my 8 day trip to London in early September of 2017. Upon finally coming upon it, as it is quite hidden by overgrown trees, the tears came to my eyes...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank noladesiree
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We came across this monument by chance & we are SO glad we did. I got quite emotional whilst admiring the fantastic statues. A MUST SEE!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank elizabeth m
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Just drove by it and I was surprised to see it, but it is a nice tribute to the animals lost in war.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Spamky17
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

For all animal lovers - one of the greatest memorials standing. They served because they had no choice! My Grandfather's horse in the first wild war was called 'socks' - this is such a fitting tribute to all those animals that stood hoof and paw...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank PatriciaDE24
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This 2004 monument rises to the challenge of recognizing and commemorating the countless animals that have served with British armed forces. People who care about animals are bound to be moved by it. On the Park Lane side of Hyde Park, it is a carved...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

After going for a walk near my hotel I came across this memorial just down from Marble Arch. It is a lovely fitting tribute to all those animals used for various war efforts throughout the years against their will. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
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I'm afraid I don't know for certain but I would assume that it would be the same day as Remembrance Sunday in November. I may be totally wrong!; you might like to contact the Irish Terrier Association as I assume they might... More
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