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In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours

Willowmead 5 Abbotts Close | Greytree, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7GQ, England
+44 1989 565599
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WW1 tour of Verdun and St. Mihiel

We hired a guide because we wanted to focus on the American Army's St. Mihiel offensive. We got... read more

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago
smhedgpeth
Private tour of Somme - Highly recommended

Organised a two day private tour with this company. Jo Gumm of 'In The Footsteps' arranged the... read more

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Banksie
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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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Willowmead 5 Abbotts Close | Greytree, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7GQ, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Organised a two day private tour with this company. Jo Gumm of 'In The Footsteps' arranged the tour and Jon, our tour guide in France, was with us on both days. We were picked up at 09:00 and dropped of after 17:30 each day from...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

We went on a family tour with Ian Gumm as our guide who was absolutely excellent. We had our elderly parents with us and he tailored the tour to suit them very thoughtfully and kindly. It was also extremely interesting as we were following the...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Ian Gumm was an outstanding guide taking 7 family members to Holland and Germany. Ian's detailed research and excellent navigation skills took us to the start line of Operation Veritables in February 1945 and followed the line of my Father's battle finishing at the exact...More

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

It was an absolute pleasure and thank you for touring with us.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

My wife & I have just returned from a short visit to the WW1 battlefields near Arras to visit my Uncle's grave on the 100th anniversary of his death in April 1917. Jo arranged the tour for us with a local guide, Carl, who was...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

A terrific day. Jo was incredibly responsive to my last-minute emailed request for a bespoke tour of the Somme region. She found me a wonderful expert in Tim...I had very little time in the area, and Tim was able to fill up my day with...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

John Anderson was a phenomenal resource. We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 days with him. He has a huge knowledge base and is able to eloquently pass this on to his clients.

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you so much for your review. I will pass this onto John - it's always good for the guides to see feedback. Regards Jo

Reviewed 17 April 2017

It's taken me a while to write this review, but that's no way a reflection on my experience. After visiting my Great Grandfathers grave in 2010 with my father, we made a promise that we would return 100 years to the day he died. As...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you so much for your review Angie. It is always lovely to hear about how your tour went and of the guide who took you on tour. Hopefully I will have the pleasure in arranging another one for you soon. Best regards, Jo

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We just completed a tour of Oosterbeek and Arnhem having read a book titled "A street in Arnhem" about the battle of Arnhem and specifically the bravery and resolve of the British troops, German troops and Dutch civilians who all got caught up in this...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you so much for your amazing review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your tour. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 January 2017

Our tour was fantastic, both of us had a understanding of what happened at Arnhem during the war but our guide was able to build on that knowledge and really bring the battle to life for us. It was incredibly enjoyable but a very sobering...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you for your feedback and we are so pleased you both enjoyed your tour.

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jessicajean D
Do you have to book a tour or can you just turn up to look around? What is opening times etc?
3 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
Why are reviews for First World War posted under Ross on Wye? The blatant stupidity of this leaves me speechless. Does someone at Tripadvisor headquarters seriously think that the battlefields of WW1 are on the border between England and Wales!!! Oh help us!!!!
6 April 2015|
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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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