World War 1 Battlefield Tours – 2018 (page 1)

The tour list gives the full index of all of our battlefield, pilgrimage and war graves tours covering the First World War. Expanded details are also available in our brochure, contact us for a copy.

WORLD WAR 1: Somme Battlefields and Ypres visit

A most popular introductory battlefield tour.

2nd–4th March
3 Days, 2 Nights
£495.00

13th–15th April
3 Days, 2 Nights
£495.00

27th–29th July
3 Days, 2 Nights
£495.00

This popular introductory three-day tour to the Somme and Ypres battlefields offers a choice of three dates between March and July.

Day 1 – These tours depart by coach from the UK making visits en-route to the overnight hotel:
Visiting Vimy Ridge Battlefield and Memorial on the March trip, or and the Loos Battlefield and Memorial on the April and July trips.

Day 2 – The second day will be spent touring the battlefields of the Somme, seeing Thiepval, Delville Wood (Devils Wood), Mametz Wood, Albert, Lochnagar Memorial Crater, Fricourt, Beaumont Hamel, Serre and many other places of interest. Special Visits are included.

Day 3 – On the third day we will visit the Ypres Salient seeing Ploegsteert, Messines Ridge, Ypres, The Menin Gate, Tyne Cot and Passchendaele; and once again Special Visits are included.

Menin Gate

Thiepval Memorial

Thank you so much for such a first class, fabulous experience with our tour to the Somme and Ypres. Every part exceeded our expectations.

Linda Schranke & John Sproul, Ohio, USA

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WORLD WAR 1: Ypres Battlefields and Somme visit

27th–29th April
3 Days, 2 Nights
£495.00

15th–17th June
3 Days, 2 Nights
£495.00

5th–7th October
3 Days, 2 Nights
£495.00

Another popular three-day tour, this one offering a choice of three dates – one each in April, June and October.

Day 1 – These tours depart by coach from the UK and on the April and June trips make a visit to the Vimy Ridge Canadian Memorial en route to our overnight accommodation.

On the October trip we will vist the Loos Battlefield and Memorial before making our way to the hotel.

Day 2 – Day two is then spent touring the Ypres Salient, which will include a walk into and around Ploegsteert Wood, and visits to Messines Ridge, Passchendaele and Ypres (Menin Gate), where we will attend the Last Post Ceremony at 8.00pm.

Day 3 – On the third day we will visit the Somme Battlefields, Lochnagar Memorial Crater, Delville Wood and the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing.

Any cemetery in the Salient can be included as a Special Visit.

Soldiers in gas masks in Ypres

Trenches at Vimy

Thank you for a wonderful trip to the Somme, we'll be sure to come back again.

Julia & Mark

WORLD WAR 1: Ypres and Somme Battlefields visit

31st Aug–2nd Sept
3 Days, 2 Nights
£495.00

Day 1 – Depart for afternoon ferry with visit to Loos Battlefield and Memorial en route to our overnight hotel.

Day 2 – We spend a day touring the Ypres Salient, including a walk around and into Ploegsteert Wood, Messines Rdge, Paschendaele and Ypres (Menin Gate), where we attend the Last Post Ceremony at 8.00pm. Special Visits to any cemetery in the Salient are included.

Day 3 – Today we travel back to the UK via a visit to the Somme Battlefields, Delville Wood, Lochnagar Memorial Crater and Thiepval Memorial to the Missing.

Buglers at the Menin Gate

Just wanted to thank you for such an interesting and productive tour. We cannot fault it.

Adrian Cavendish