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Lochnagar Crater

Historic SitesHistorical Site
Address: Route de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle, France


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  • AngusWBA
    Burton on Trent

    A piece of WW1 history

    It was just a short walk from where we stayed (Number Fifty6) to Lochnager Mine Crater. Definitely worth a visit whilst touring the Somme Battlefields and Ovillers-la-Boisselle. A great piece of h...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582792699000+0800)/
  • TopTraveller18
    St Austell, Cornwall, England

    Historic Site

    Lochnager Crater is where the allies placed 2 double decker bus' worth of ammunition under a German trench and blew it up during World War One. The site is a reminder of the horrors of the war and a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582321935000+0800)/
  • 541nessw
    Sittingbourne, United Kingdom

    A must see !!!

    Most people don’t know it’s there !! But just off the motorway tucked away is this enormous crater !!! The weather wasn’t good on the day we went which made this place more poignant . There is parkin...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580718595000+0800)/
  • taff515
    London, United Kingdom

    A drone would be good

    Nothing to do with Prince Charles, the Balmoral estate and his children's book, but a tunnel, dug by Royal Engineers and filled with 19 mines under the German lines and exploded on July 1st, 1916 - t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1570525148000+0800)/
  • scotishtravelbug
    Glasgow, United Kingdom


    This is an amazing site. You have to see this crater to understand the scale of the explosions. Photos do not do it justice. You can walk around the crater and contemplate the destruction of war

    Reviewed on /Date(1570524334000+0800)/

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