The Black Watch, Ieper (Ypres)

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  • With all the history the area has this show the site of a battle that could have gone either way. Well maintained like all the sites if you have scottish roots that served Ypres its a place to visit b...  more »
  • I don't think I would have found this one, except that we were staying at a B&B just along the road. It's a small, well-kept area, with flags flying and a lone Scottish soldier on a plinth. Very nice.  more »
  • This Beautiful memorial to the Heroes of The Black Watch is on the Outskirts of Polygon Wood, facing Nonne Bosschen Wood from which they desperately resisted very heavy German Attacks during the 1st B...  more »
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  • One of the nicest great war memorials in the area. Annual Scottish Armistice Day ceremony on 11 November at 2pm.
  • Great place to stop off for 5 minutes. Important site and a nice reminder of the time a few hairy arsed Scots gave the elite Prussian Guard a kicking.
  • An imposing monument worthy of a few moments reflection
  • Beautiful memorial atmospheric situation
  • Well worth the visit, impressive statue
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14 days in Ieper (Ypres) BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Belgium BY A USER FROM BELGIUM December, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 36 days in Belgium BY A USER FROM FRANCE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Ieper (Ypres) BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Bruges & Ieper (Ypres) BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in Ieper (Ypres) BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Stuttgart & Ieper (Ypres) BY A USER FROM BELGIUM October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in Belgium BY A USER FROM DENMARK July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Ieper (Ypres), Bouillon & Klotten BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in Brussels BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Ieper (Ypres) BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Belgium BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
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