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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 2 weeks ago

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
Thank lisa s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 30 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 30 September 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
Thank Richard m
Reviewed 25 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
Thank Mary J
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Our guide Jackie was very informative. She gave us loads of useful information when she was driving and at the various sights we visited on the Somme tour. She followed up our personal request of a soldier and this was much appreciated. We had plenty...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KymJen
Reviewed 19 August 2018

My friend and I were picked up by Jackie at our hotel in Albert which, in itself, was a most helpful start to our half-day tour. From the first stop at Lochnagar Crater, it was clearly going to be an emotional experience. I had a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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9 April 2018|
Response from Jackie B | 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
27 March 2018|
Response from Jackie B | Property representative |
Dear Carolyn and Mark thank you for your e mail, we can provide a three day tour on the 29th, 30th and 31st finishing at Arras where you could get the 1817hrs train into Paris at the end of the tour. This tour covers the... More