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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Arras Station, 62000, Arras, France
+33 3 22 76 29 60
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were met promptly at the Arras train station with Jackie as our tour guide. She was very informative on all aspects of the history of the area. We visited most of the Australian memorials including Villers-Bretoneux John Monash Museum and School Museum. It is...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2019

Our guide, Jackie, arrived punctually to collect our family from our hotel. From there she treated us to a full days private touring that was informative, fascinating and at times, moving. Whilst our trip was technically a tour of the Somme Battlefields, Jackie, knowing that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

We had a fantastic 1 day tour with Dennis, he was a great guide and we saw some interesting sites as well as hearing what it was like for the soldiers who were sent there, I feel my knowledge of the impact of the war...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We had a very interesting and informative day with Jackie ,our guide who was extremely knowledgeable but also had a sense of humour to deliver such terrible history in an excellent manner. Looking at the scenery without Jackie's input we would not have gained so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jackie B, Owner at The Battlefields Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it is the biggest compliment you could pay us, we really appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 23 November 2018

Really interesting jaunt with Rod from Arras via myriad battlefield cemeteries, trenchlines, memorials and sights. Came away feeling like i had learned a lot and had mind opened to new perspectives.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

We hooked up with boronia travel one day somme tour which inculded Villers Bretennoux..our tour guide Dennis was simply amazing and could help us follow the footsteps of our relatives who were in the battle. Powerfull stuff, plenty of information and running the strategy with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tony K
Reviewed 13 November 2018

These two day tours with Denis were an incredible experience, one of the highlights of our recent trip. His knowledge of the military details was excellent and his ability to convey it was effortless. Not only could he explain the military facts, figures and strategies,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jandmtinbm
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Me and my Husband were picked up at Arras train station on time for our day tour of the battle of the somme by Jackie, who was really knowledgeable and a super tour guide. She took us round all the interesting sites and gave us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Jackie you are a legend...we spent three days doing the battlefields and the visiting all the memorials dedicated to the fallen. It was wonderful as it was a small tour group and Jackie was able to fill in all the information as she went along....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Jackie was great as my grandson and I were the only ones on the tour she was able to make it a very personal and emotional visit to see my uncle's name at Thiepval . She then took us to Y ravine where he died...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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4 March 2019|
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Response from jackieb724 | Property representative |
Dear Shaun thank you for your e mail, we would be delighted to arrange a private tour for you, preferably over two days so that you can cover Belgium and the sites on the Somme, our available dates at the moment are the 6th... More
9 April 2018|
Response from jackieb724 | Property representative |
Hi Kim, good to talk to you today, we look forward to taking you on tour and I will get that personalised itinerary to you shortly. Jackie