The memorial is open to the public every day of the year except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Between 1 April and 31 October, the opening hours are 09.00 - 18.00 on weekdays, and 10.00 - 18.00 on weekends and public holidays. Between 1 November and 31 March, opening hours are between 09.00 - 16.00 on weekdays, and 10.00 - 16.00 on weekends and public holidays.
Please note this site is now open between 9:00am-16:00pm, unfortunately access to the tower is closed until further notice.
The final phase of the cloister ceiling conservation will be carried out this summer.
From Monday 20th July 2020 until mid-August there will be mobile scaffolds within the Memorial to allow the conservators access to the ceilings.
This may temporarily restrict access to the commemoration panels.
We would ask for your understanding while this work takes place
This Memorial overlooks the River Thames on Cooper's Hill at Englefield Green between Windsor and Egham on the A308, 4 miles from Windsor.
There is a public car park near the memorial on Coopers Hill Lane. Disabled badge holders may use the on-site parking area in front of the memorial.
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other featured cemeteries & memorials
This is the largest war cemetery in the UK. It contains the graves of more than 1,600 servicemen of the Commonwealth who died in the First World War and over 3,400 from the Second World War.
The memorial stands at the entrance to the British War Graves Section of Dunkirk Town Cemetery in France. It commemorates more than 4,500 casualties of the British Expeditionary Force.
There are more than 1,000 servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated here. One hundred and three of the burials are unidentified.