t costs, on average around £100 per day to preserve and care for the crater at Lochnagar.
Lochnagar was purchased over 40 years ago to save it from being filled in.It receives no official financial support.All funds needed for its upkeep are raised entirely by voluntary donations.Thousands of hours of labour and tens of thousands of pounds have been spent to provide year-round, free, safe and rewarding access to visitors.It is increasingly recognized as an international symbol of peace and reconciliation.Read more about Lochnagar Crater here
Currently, the walkway around Lochnagar Crater is in urgent need of repair and Basildon Borough Twinning Association is raising funds for them. If you would like to donate, please click here
Lochnagar Crater is the site of ‘The Empty Chair’ which you can read about here