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The Battlefields Experience

Arras Station, 62000, Arras, France
+33 3 22 76 29 60
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We are Jackie and Rod Bedford, both British ex military, we have for the past sixteen years provided fully guided Battlefield Tours throughout Europe. We offer a numerous single or multiple day tours to the WW1 Battles of the Somme, Arras and Ypres, and the Normandy beaches, for individuals or groups. Each itinerary can be customised to suit your Nationality and interest and we pick up in Lille, Arras, Albert and Amiens. Private bespoke tours and family research also undertaken, don't forget to tell us if you have a relative or particular interest so that we can include this in your tour, we use the latest technology of a GPS overlaid onto WW1 trench maps to allow you to literally walk in their footsteps. Fully licensed and insured under French law.
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“bespoke tour” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Arras Station, 62000, Arras, France
+33 3 22 76 29 60
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Reviewed 7 November 2017


Thank ken c
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We spent an extraordinary day on the Battlefields of the Somme with Jackie. Her tight, illuminating and incisive explanation of the politics of early 20th Century Europe and how it led to the events of the Somme was as good as we have ever heard...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017


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Thank Katz H
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly recommend this outfit for tours of the WW1 arena. Slight admin mistake meant we were late being picked up, but that's not a big deal as everything else was good.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My husband, adult daughter and I spent the day with Rod yesterday. We were astounded by the depth of his knowledge and his communication skills. We were captivated ... and educated from the minute we were collected right through to the drop off point. Van...More

1  Thank kav994
Reviewed 4 September 2017

we booked a 4 day tour to gain insight into the experiences of 2 relatives that were killed on the western front where we had little knowledge. Jackie picked us up and after introduction and covering off the itinerary for the 4 days we set...More

Thank NeilB57
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Wanted to say thanks to Rod, Jackie and Fay for the unbelievable 3 days spend getting a much greater understanding of the battlefields of western front. We we following in the footsteps of a relative who failed to return and Rod and team tracked him...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

3 not so intrepid travellers stuck in the rain No tours booked, not a person in sight, it was a real pain Through the mist appeared Rod who probably thought we were a bit odd But in ANZAC spirit true he knew what to do...More

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19 March 2016|
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Response from Jackie B | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry We do various tours which are dependant on your Nationality, interests, where you are staying etc. If you could visit the website and contact us direct we can advise you-the link is on our... More
9 October 2015|
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Response from Jackie B | Property representative |
Hi Ashley I am afraid we are fully committed on Monday, sorry we cant help you on this occasion. Good luck with finding someone. Jackie