The Battle of the Somme - July to November 1916

places to visit on the Somme battlefield

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Newfoundland Park

Albert

Thiépval Memorial

Albert

memorial to 73,000 with no known grave
designed by Lutyens - imposing structure, dominating surrounding area - interesting visitor centre with cinema - bookshop - open daily 10:00 to 18:00 - closed over Christmas and New Year

Lochnagar Crater

Albert

huge preserved mine crater
preserved as memorial - 90 metres wide and 20 metres deep - one of 17 mines exploded under German lines along the Somme front on 1st July 1916

Delville Wood

Albert

Historial de la Grande Guerre

Péronne

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