Trail of Honour

Other Points of Interest

 

The Ploegsteert Memorial

The Ploegsteert Memorial Ploegsteertcommemorates more than 11,000 servicemen of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in this sector during the First World War and have no known grave. The memorial serves the area from the line Caestre-Dranoutre-Warneton to the north, to Haverskerque-Estaires-Fournes to the south.

 

 

 

In Flanders Fields Museum 1280px -Flanders _Fields _Museum

'In Flanders Fields' Museum presents the story of the First World War in the West Flanders region. It is located in the reconstructed  Cloth Hall of Ieper, rebuilt after its destruction during the First World War.

 

 

 

Langemark German Military Cemetery

Langemark cemeteryLangemark is one of only four German First World War cemeteries in the Flanders region. It contains over 44,000 burials of German soldiers brought from the surrounding battlefields. It is cared for by the German war graves commission, the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge (VDK). 

 

 

Talbot House

Talbot House is a Talbot Househistorical house and museum on life behind the lines in the former British garrison town Poperinge. From December 1915 onwards, and for more than three years, the Old House provided rest and recreation to all soldiers coming in, regardless of their rank. Today, as real as then, the place is a real "home from home" and a welcoming stop in Flanders Fields.

 

 

 

More Cemeteries

Discover more of our cemeteries and memorials in the Ypres Salient.

Discover the History

Learn about the First World War history of the Ypres Salient.

CWGC: The Salient

Explore the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's commitment in the Salient.