The Yorkshire Trench & Dug-out was, in close consultation with the archealogical team, restored along its original route, including the entrance and exit of the ‘deep dug-out' from 1917. A series of information panels and a ground plan of the dug-out on the site give the visitor graphic representation of trench.
Permanently open (sunrise to sunset) - Industrial Estate along the Ieper-Ijzer Canal
Address: Bargiestraat, 8900 Ieper (in front of IVVO)
Distance : 5,3 km from Grote Markt Ieper
Remnants of the numerous mine impacts near the strategically important Hooge can be seen in the garden of the hotel Kasteelhof 't Hooghe. In 1995 a original trench was dug out by the hotel owner
Open every day from 10 am to 7 pm
€ 1 donation in the money-box
Address: Meenseweg 481, 8902 Zillebeke - Ieper
Distance: 4,7 km from Grote Markt Ieper
This unique German site is located in Wijtschate. The site consists of of two mine shafts, a trench system and four bunkers. It is accessible via a footpath which passes through the restored network of trenches. A series of information panels give details of the events which took place here and explain what life at the front was really like.
Tickets for sale in following tourist offices: Heuvelland, Ieper and Zonnebeke
Open every day
Adults: € 4
>26 jaar: € 1
<7 jaar: free
Address: Voormezelestraat 2 8953 Wijtschate - along Croonaertbos
Distance: 8,8 km from Grote Markt IeperMemorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
Museum in Zonnebeke on the Battle of Passendale. Eye catchers is a network of German and British trenches in the museum garden.
Address: Berten Pilstraat 5A - Kasteelpark - 8980 Zonnebeke
Distance: 8,7 km from Grote Markt Ieper
This kilometre-long network of revetments, saps and dug-outs was one of the most dangerous Belgian positions on the Western front, situated just 50m from a German bunker.
01/04 - 15/11: every day from 10am till 6 pm (last visit at 5.30pm )
16/11 - 31/03: Tuesday and Friday from 9.30am to 4 pm (last visit at 3.30pm)
Closed from 25/12 til 05/01
Price: € 4 pp - only to be paid through a terminal by credit card
Address: IJzerdijk 65 - 8600 Diksmuide
Distance: 25 km from Grote Markt Ieper
More information on the trench of death: Tourism Diksmuide - +32 (0)51 793 050 - firstname.lastname@example.org