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Desert Rats Association

Swaffham Road | High Ash Camp, Mundford, Thetford IP26 5HR, England
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Intriguing and fascinating

The Desert Rat trail is set amidst Thetford Forest and runs for 2km through the woods with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alan P
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Caddington
Stop and think

It’s a large tank on the side of the road, but what it means is so much more. Take time to read the... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Hollydaze3
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Leamington spa
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4 weeks ago
“Intriguing and fascinating”
14 May 2018
“Stop and think”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Swaffham Road | High Ash Camp, Mundford, Thetford IP26 5HR, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Desert Rat trail is set amidst Thetford Forest and runs for 2km through the woods with descriptive signs along the route. Look out for the tank at the entrance- you can't miss it.

Thank Alan P
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

It’s a large tank on the side of the road, but what it means is so much more. Take time to read the information provided and remember the sacrifice. And if you stand really quite you will see some dear little blue tit parents who...More

Thank Hollydaze3
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

it's a lovely place to take your children or grandchildren for a walk and run around, 2 nice museums are now built and will soon be open to the public,

Thank Tina S
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A short Forrest stroll with info boards showing you the layout of the camp. There's work going on here looks like there making a museum. Worth a look

Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Dad was a desert Rat, so hearing about the memorial meant we had to visit. What a unique memorial to brave men.

Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Interesting and informative place to visit, lots of parking, great walks and dog friendly and also a caravan site close by.

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Learn the local history of the Rats and enjoy a walk around their training camp, in Thetford Forest.

Thank CLIVE P
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

There is an old mounted tank providing the main focal point for remembrance. The 2 or so kilometre walk around the old camp and neighbouring forest is very pleasant but there is not a lot to see. The interpretive boards provide information that was helpful.

Thank Kim516
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