Sometimes it is hard to believe the horrors that took place in the picturesque Somme countryside, it can also be difficult to find the locations of battle actions or the final resting place of a man who took part in the fighting. whether you are new to the Somme or an veteran visitor it is sometimes better to put the map and compass away and allow the experience and knowledge of the Battlefield Guide to sort it all out for you.
We can offer a full range of Battlefield tours via Great War Tours www.battlefield-guides.com
Tours can be conducted by vehicle or walking some of the tours include:
Somme Vehicle Tours: Somme Orientation, Victoria Crosses of the Somme, Tanks on the Somme, The War Underground, From the Sports Field to the Battlefield.
Great War Tours also lead specialized Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and American tours covering all the Western Front.
Somme Walking Tours: The Struggle for Thiepval Ridge (1st July to 26th Sept 1916), Success at Montuaban (June 1915 to 3rd July 1916), The fight for Fricourt (June 1915 to 3rd July 1916), The Road to Ginchy (from Montuaban to Ginchy), Bazentin Ridge to the Hell of High Wood, Surprise Attack (14th July 1916), The Bloody Fields of Redan Ridge (July to November 1916), The Pals Story, Attack on the Ancre, The Thorn in our side (The Struggle for Guillemont), Nothing Impossible (Ivor Maxse VC & The 18th Division), The Guards Division, Regina Trench to Boom Ravine.
Bespoke/Genealogy Tours: Great War Tours offers options for bespoke, tailor made tours for the Somme and Western Front Battlefields. Our experienced guides/researchers will compile a tour to your requests.
Self Drive Tours: We have on the shelf self-drive or walking battlefield tours that allow you to follow our information packed itineraries, full of historical backgrounds, modern maps and trench maps, aerial schematics and easy to follow routes.
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