West-Vlaanderen - Heuvelland

Craters and Mines Route (7 km)

Introduction

This walking route starts in Wijtschate (Heuvelland) and is 7 or 9 kilometers long, depending upon the circuit followed. The route links a German mine shaft, the crater at the ' Petit Bois' and the crater at 'Peckham' (with the Pool of Peace). These sites are mainly associated with the great mine offensive against the Messines Ridge in 1917.

Departure

Wijtschate

Itinerary

Accomodations

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