WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL SITE OF
THE LOCHNAGAR CRATER

Please help preserve Lochnagar Crater. Sponsor a plaque
in memory of a Great War Veteran Click here for details.

The largest crater ever made by man in anger is now a unique memorial to all those who suffered in the Great War. It is dedicated to peace, fellowship and reconciliation between all nations who fought on the Western Front.

Aerial view of a crater ceremony with people holding hands
July 1st 2010. The congregation forming a complete circle around the Crater
by holding hands, symbolising fellowship and reconciliation.
Image courtesy of Georges Vandenbulke © 2011

The Lochnagar Crater Memorial was purchased by Richard Dunning on July 1st 1978. If you would like to know more about how Richard came to own the Crater please click on this link. It is supported by the superb Friends of Lochnagar who give generously of their time, effort and money to help maintain it.

This site is privately owned, free of charge and open to visitors during daylight hours.

Please treat this place with respect in remembrance of those who died here.

Please help preserve this Crater - no unauthorised entry is permitted as the slopes are unstable and in danger of collapse.

Please take care on walkways and grass areas, particularly when wet.

No commercial filming or photography without prior written permission.
Ce site est privé, et reste accessible gratuitement aux visiteurs pendant la journée.

Veuillez s'il-vous-plaît respecter le site, en mémoire de ceux qui sont morts ici.

S'il-vous-plaît veillez à préserver le cratère - les entrées non-autorisées sont interdites et dangereuses à cause de l'instabilité et du risque d'effondrement des talus.

Faites attention sur les allées et les pelouses, notamment lorsqu'il pleut.

Ancun film ou photographie commercial n'est autorisé sans un accord écrit préalable.


No profit has, nor ever will be made from Lochnagar.


THE FRIENDS OF LOCHNAGAR GREATLY APPRECIATE THE CONTINUED SUPPORT OF THE
HISTORIAL DE LA GRANDE GUERRE, PERONNE
IN THE MAINTENANCE OF THE LOCHNAGAR CRATER


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