Lochnagar Crater, Ovillers-la-Boisselle

Lochnagar Crater is located in Ovillers-la-Boisselle. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Ovillers-la-Boisselle holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lochnagar Crater and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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.....  more »
  • The crater is being preserved and added to which makes a big difference. Walkways around the top are dotted with story posts. Why come here? You need to get your mind around the sheer scale of the mines, this will surprise you!
  • Real history, kept as original as possible. Memorials to the Grimsby Chums, Royal Engineers, Nurses, and Women who were killed in the Great War to mention but a few. Looked after by a band of dedicated volunteers. It has to be seen.
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