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The National Memorial Arboretum - Royal Air Force Wing closeup

Since planting began in 1997, the United Kingdom National Memorial Arboretum has been a special place honouring those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways.

It’s not a cemetery. It’s a place of life, represented by the 50,000 trees planted here, where older and younger generations alike can wander and wonder.

Covering 150 acres, the Arboretum has something for everyone. For some it’s a wonderful place to stroll and enjoy the trees; for others it's a peaceful and beautiful place to remember loved ones, particularly those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

The trees and the more than 200 dedicated memorials on our site make the Arboretum a living tribute that will forever acknowledge the personal sacrifices made by the Armed Forces and civil services of this country.

   

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Uploaded on September 10, 2012