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Lochnagar Crater

Open Open from 8:00am-8:00pm
Address: Route de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle, France
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    • RIchard035
      London, UK

      Interesting history

      Lochnagar Crater resulted from British soldiers detonating a huge mine behind German lines during the Battle of the Somme in the First World War. It is now a large hole in the ground which you can wal...

      Reviewed on /Date(1601764479000+0800)/
    • Dimitris L
      Dimitris L
      Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal

      Historical spot

      The Lochnagar Crater is a huge hole in the ground. However this is of great historical significance. A group of British engineers dug a tunnel under the area and explosives were placed there to be exp...

      Reviewed on /Date(1598819841000+0800)/
    • 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)/

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