In the 18th century, this area was heavily forested.

Clearings caused a shortage of wood. Therefore, plots of land are bordered by trees and shrubs. This creates a dense green landscape that is strategically important in WWI.

It provides shelters and is essential as a defence. The shelling of 1917 destroys it, as does the drainage, making attacks very difficult.

Practical information:

  • Part of the Polygon Wood walking trail
  • Can be guided

Address information


8980 Zonnebeke
België

T: 0032 (0)51 77 04 41

Facilities

  • Zonnebeke
  • Groups > 15p.
  • Individuals and groups < 15p.
  • Heritage
  • Walking
  • On the move
  • WWI
  • Guided
  • Child-friendly (12 y)
  • Child-friendly (3 y)
  • Child-friendly (7 y)

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