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In the footsteps of my grandfather

Excellent tour. Ian our tour guide was very knowledgeable of the area that we toured in France. We... read more

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Reviewed October 7, 2018
chiefrob07
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Saint Francisville, Louisiana
Unparalleled Quality and Experience

My father and I shared one of the most moving and educational experiences of our lives while... read more

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Reviewed October 5, 2018
screbel81
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Follow in the footsteps of Heroes with In the footsteps Battlefield Tours. Our top quality service can be tailored to suit your every need. Let our experts guide you around the battlefields telling you the stories of heroes, showing you the places...more
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5 Abbotts Close | Greytree, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7GQ, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 4, 2012

Our family of five....myself,wife and 3 children,boys of 19 and 16 and daughter at 13 had been planning on a 2 week tour of Can. sites of WW1 and WW2 (my father was a vet of WW2). Research on the internet was a daunting task...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 17, 2015

While we agree that our guide was very knowledgeable and the materials provided well laid out and helpful, my husband and I were generally disappointed with the organization/logistics of the trip. Some of that was attributable to the event planners themselves, who obviously were not...More

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InTheFootsteps, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2015

We are sorry that the tour did not meet your expectations which is contrary to the feedback we have received from the other customers on this tour. We agree that leaving Brussels on the first day was a nightmare, though this was due to road...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Excellent tour. Ian our tour guide was very knowledgeable of the area that we toured in France. We would not have been successful of understanding what my grandfather endured during his tour of duty in WW1. The location of where he was fit in the...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2018

My father and I shared one of the most moving and educational experiences of our lives while touring the WW I battlefields of France where my great-grandfather fought 100 years ago. This company and its owners, Ian and Jo Gumm, are absolutely wonderful! You will...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Three Americans enjoyed a brilliant 5 days in Normandy and The Ardennes with guides Robin and Andy, who delivered highly informative and interesting tours, evidenced by their passion, research, knowledge of WWII, and their storied accounts of individual combatants, Allied and German. Their maps and...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Ian did a wonderful job of making our tour come to life. This tour is emotional, inspiring, and educational. Ian kept our attention with stories of tactics and logistics of how things fell apart as well as came together. Very interesting tour. All land arrangements...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Ian had a wonderful time with you all on this tour. The photographs were amazing and lovely to see. Thank you so much for touring with us and hope to see you again on another one of our...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018

Gary gave us a well planned and well executed day around the battlefields and cemeteries in the Ypres areas, specific to the sites where my grandfather had been in WW1. He was extremely knowledgeable on so many aspects and the day was filled with many...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback and we are so pleased that your tour went so well and that you had a good experience in all aspects. We hope, one day, to hear from you again or indeed from others who you may recommend.

Reviewed September 13, 2018

Gary was very knowledgeable and flexible and adapted the day to suit the needs of our small family group. He had researched the battles that our great uncle had fought in and was able to tell us about the events that led to his death....More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thank you for your feedback Leanne. We are so pleased it lived to up your expectations and we hope to see again one day.

Reviewed September 11, 2018

My main reason for choosing In The Footsteps was because they offered personalised tours as i wanted to to see where my Grandfather was injured in 1918 and I was not disappointed. Arranging the tour was very straightforward and communiction was excellent. We were especially...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you so much for your 5* review Russ. We were so pleased that we were able to re-arrange your tour which allowed you follow in the footsteps of your grandfather. We hope to work with you again on another tour one day. Many thanks...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

The battle field tour was an amazing experience.Until you see it with your own eyes, you just can't imagine what went on. Iain McHenry is a top notch tour guide, very knowledgeable.The hotels, food, itinerary, were all outstanding.

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We hope to see you again on another tour ;-)

Reviewed September 11, 2018

Excellent help from Jo in setting up the tour and itinerary. Iain is very knowledgeable and an incredible guide. Paul, our driver, was very professional and yet very personable. Extremely happy with the whole trip from start to finish.

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you so much for your review and we are so pleased you had such a great tour. Hope to work with you again on another tour one day.

Reviewed September 10, 2018

A fantastic experience with my husband and teenage boys. Jo was amazing to work with in getting us organized and set-up for the trip, and Ian was a great guide. Ian tailored our three days to the interests of the boys and kept things moving...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased you had a wonderful tour and we hope to see you again one day. Jo & Ian

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jessicajean D
September 3, 2016|
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Response from Jo G | Property representative |
Hi, we are a tour company with an office based in Ross-On-Wye. We take tours of the battlefields around France, Belgium and most other parts of Europe. If you want a tour of the battlefields please do get in touch. Regards.
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Response from Jo G | Property representative |
Hi, Although we offer WWI and WWII battlefield tours to France, Belgium and beyond, our business is based in Ross-On-Wye. Unless our address is France or Belgium it can't be altered. It would be best if there was an... More
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