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In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours

5 Abbotts Close | Greytree, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7GQ, England
+44 1989 565599
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We had tasked our guide Richard Porter with looking into the last few days and death of our... read more

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WW1 Battlefields Northern France

Gary was a true professional whose enthusiasm and knowledge made a memorable visit for our family... read more

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Reviewed 10 October 2017
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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 where they fought and giving you an understanding of what the officers and men who fought the battles went through. A tour with us will leave you with memories that will last forever.
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5 Abbotts Close | Greytree, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7GQ, England
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We had tasked our guide Richard Porter with looking into the last few days and death of our grandfather in September 1918. We supplied information we had obtained. We didn’t dare have any hopes of what we might learn and fundamentally expected a fairly generic...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Gary was a true professional whose enthusiasm and knowledge made a memorable visit for our family. If we were to make a similar trip again we wouldn't hesitate to ask for Gary by name as our guide. He'd been given details in advance of some...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

A solo tour as conducted by Robin Burrows-Ellis of the 6th Airborne engagements at Normandy with an emphasis on the 9th parachute battalion. The tour started at Pegasus bridge with a description of the sequence of events and a subsequent visit to the museum attached...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are all very pleased you enjoyed the tour so much with Robin and we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Arranging the tour with Jo of In the Footsteps was easy, efficient and welcoming. Our day with Jon was everything we wanted, starting with an amazingly clear and concise overview of the war generally, and then focusing on the Battle of the Somme. The tour...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We had a tour on one day conducted by Peter Smith. All three of us enjoyed it immensely. Peter was very passionate about his subject and any questions we asked were answered in the most fulsome manner. He was very friendly and good company throughout...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased your enjoyed your tour with Pete. We hope we can conduct another tour for you in the future. Regards In the Footsteps

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Our guide Adrian was extremely knowledgeable about the events of June 6 1944. He drove our family through the French countryside and pointed out significant locations of particular interest to Canadians. The afternoon visit to the beaches was the highlight and the viewing of the...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the tour last year so much I booked another tour with " In the footsteps" again this year. And it did not disappoint . There were a few people who were on their 7th or more trip and I can see why !...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

My parents, wanted to visit the graves of relatives buried in Lissenthoek Military cemetery and Reninghelst New Military Cemetery. They live in Australia and have very limited experience travelling overseas, so I wanted to organised a guided tour for them. After contacting several companies that...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you very much for your review and we are so pleased that they had such a wonderful tour. I will pass your message onto Carl as he will be pleased to hear that he made their day so extra special. Best regards to you...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

We wanted to look at areas of the Somme where two of my relatives served during WW1 and to visit the grave of a great-uncle on the centenary of his death. Jo swiftly and efficiently booked accommodation for us. Our guide for the trip, John,...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. John has read your comments and is so pleased that you enjoyed the tour and we are so happy that you were able to follow 'In the Footsteps' where your relatives fought and died.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

We hired a guide because we wanted to focus on the American Army's St. Mihiel offensive. We got that and more. Jon, the guide, was knowledgable and we saw stuff we never would have seen if we were on a "bus tour" or on our...More

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jessicajean D
4 September 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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maddyHampshire
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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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