Aerial view of the National Memorial Arboretum in Derbyshire where preparations are underway ahead of this weekends Remembrance Sunday.
November 8, 2019.
The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance; a spiritually uplifting place which honours the fallen, recognises service and sacrifice - It is a living and lasting memorial.
Since planting began in 1997, the National Memorial Arboretum has been a special place honouring those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways.
It's not a cemetery, It's a place of life, represented by the 30,000 trees planted, where older and younger generations alike can wander and wonder.
Covering 150 acres, the Arboretum has something for everyone.
For some it's a wonderful place to stroll and enjoy the trees; for others it's a peaceful and beautiful place to remember loved ones, particularly those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
The trees and the more than 300 dedicated memorials on the site make the Arboretum a living tribute that will forever acknowledge the personal sacrifices made by the Armed Forces and civil services of this country.