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Exeter Higher Cemetery - War Graves Week Tours

Exeter Higher Cemetery

War Graves Week is an initiative aimed at encouraging people from the local community to come together and discover the World War heritage on their doorstep – learning about the stories of those commemorated by the CWGC and the skills, dedication and expertise of those CWGC staff and volunteers who work to keep their memory alive.

MEETING POINT at entrance in St. Marks Avenue EX1 2PX, not Hamlin Lane

Of the 219 First World War burials in Exeter Higher Cemetery, more than 180 form two war graves plots near the entrance. The Second World War plot contains most of the 121 Second World War burials. The rest of the graves are scattered throughout the cemetery. The Second World War plot also contains 62 war graves of other nationalities, most of them Polish and German.

Parking nearby; no facilities or toilets; uneven ground; wheelchair access.

Please dress for the weather and wear suitable footwear.

Reserve your place