General Tour – 2 Day

General Tour: 2 Day Somme Battlefield Tour

Itinerary: Our tours commence at 9am and conclude at 5pm on each day, with pick up and drop off from accommodation or railway station of your choice. Sites explored and points of discussion:

Ulster-tower-somme-battlefieldDAY 1:

Beaumont Hamel: Newfoundland Memorial Park, day to day life in the trench.
Ulster Tower Visitor Centre: Irish on the Somme, commemoration and weaponry.
Thiepval: Thiepval Memorial and Visitors Centre, the missing of the Somme.

Lunch at a local tea room.

La-BoissellePozieres: Australian 1st divisional memorial, Gibraltar Blockhouse, Windmill and Tank Memorial, tanks and Australians on the Somme.
La Boisselle: Lochnagar Crater & Glory Hole, mining – the underground war.
Albert: Basilica, myths and memory.

DAY 2:


Fricourt: German Cemetery, German burials on the Somme.
Devonshire cemetery, the story of Captain Martin.
Mametz Wood: The Red dragon Memorial, fighting in the woods.

Lunch at a local tea room.

MartinpuichMontauban: Machine Gun Wood, success on the Somme.
Longueval: Delville Wood, South African Memorial, South Africans on the Somme.
Martinpuich: Pill Boxes, fortifications.

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