WWI Battlefield sites
From only £219pp
This tour is designed to give your pupils an insight into the Causes and events of the First World War, The Impact and Experience of War and The Changing Nature of Warfare, starting with the early battles in the Salient, the battle for the Somme in 1916 and the final battles at Messines and Passchendaele.
Your pupils will benefit from visiting a number of important historical sites in the Ypres Salient and the Somme including the Passchendaele Museum, with its reconstructed dugouts and trenches, Tyne Cot British Cemetery, the interactive In Flanders Fields Museum, Lochnagar Crater and the new visitor centre at Thiepval Memorial to the Missing.
“The accommodation was particularly fantastic and we were very pleased with the professional driver”.
What's included in the trip?
Travel to Ypres. Visit the reconstructed trenches and Dugouts at the Passchendaele Museum followed by Tyne Cot Cemetery. Evening meal and activities at hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Board coach and drive to the Somme to visit Wellington Quarry, Newfoundland Park, Lochnagar Crater, Thiepval. Evening meal at hotel.
Visit the Menin Gate and lay a Poppy Wreath at the Last Post Ceremony.
Breakfast at hotel. Board coach and visit In Flanders Fields Museum. Return to school.
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