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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Arras Station, 62000, Arras, France
+33 3 22 76 29 60
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We normally hire a car and self guide, but as our time in the area was limited and daylight hours short I decided to go on a private tour, and I am very glad we chose these guys. Jackie is very very knowledgeable and she...More

Thank themadprampusher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a marvellous 3 day Battlefield tour with Jackie as our guide/driver. Jackie was exceptional.Her knowledge was outstanding, using maps and explaining in detail each place we visited.We travelled to many memorable,interesting sites and shrines including Menin Gate.We highly recommend Jackie and Rodney, they...More

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed November 7, 2017


Thank ken c
Reviewed November 6, 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 November 5, 2017


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Reviewed November 3, 2017


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Reviewed November 1, 2017


Thank Katz H
Reviewed October 13, 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 September 5, 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 September 4, 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
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March 19, 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
October 9, 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