VISIT

Situated at the centre of the Hoe overlooking Plymouth Sound is the Plymouth Naval Memorial. It is accessible at all times.

Visitors are kindly requested not to 'embellish' inscriptions on the memorial using chalk or abrasive products in order to enhance them for photographic purposes. Previous incidences of this have damaged the panels.

Location

The Memorial is situated centrally on The Hoe which looks directly towards Plymouth Sound. It is accessible at all times. Copies of the Memorial Register are kept at the Tourist Information Office at Island House, 9 The Barbican, Plymouth, PL1 2LS, and also in the Naval Historical Section at Plymouth Library. http://www.webrarian.co.uk/rnwm/

Events

Poppies: Wave

Poppies: Wave was at CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial from August to November. The sculpture is by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper.

Get the War Graves App

The CWGC War Graves App is a great application for anyone planning a trip to our war cemeteries, for those just curious to find war graves near them, or for those who want to remember the 1.7 million Commonwealth servicemen and women who died in the two world wars.

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other featured cemeteries & memorials

Chatham Naval Memorial

The memorial commemorates more than 8,514 Royal Navy personnel of the First World War and over 10,090 of the Second World War who were lost or buried at sea.

Runnymede Memorial

The memorial commemorates more than 20,000 airmen and women lost in the Second World War during operations from bases in the UK and North and Western Europe.

Portsmouth Naval Memorial

The memorial is situated on Southsea Common in Portsmouth. It commemorates nearly 10,000 naval personnel of the First World War and almost 15,000 of the Second World War.