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An emotional day

With a family member laid to rest at Villers-Bretonneaux, we were anxious to learn something of the... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Elizabeth M
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Wollongong, Australia
Amazing Aussie Tour of the Somme

We had an amazing day today with Lisa remembering and reflecting on the Australian involvement in... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
MelissaSewell
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

With a family member laid to rest at Villers-Bretonneaux, we were anxious to learn something of the northern battlefields of France and visit his grave. Colin was an excellent guide. He gave us an extensive overview of the Aussie digger in that part of France...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing day today with Lisa remembering and reflecting on the Australian involvement in World War 1. Lisa delivered a moving and memorable experience as we trod in the footsteps of those who fought so gallantly to give us the life we have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MelissaSewell
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We decided on the one day tour because we intended to do a lot of the Australian battle field sites on our own. We would never have found some of the little off the beaten track locations Lisa took us to or the insightful history...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Rlitt
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We found Colin to be incredibly informative: his knowledge of the times, places and details of the battles in this area was astounding. On the first day, another Australian couple were with us and Colin was able to show them the actual sites where the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank 973joym
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Chris from Cobbers Battlefield Tours, collected me from my hotel and helped me find the WW1 grave of my great uncle. This wonderful service is exactly what you need if you are seeking a personal experience, tailored to your needs. Chris's local knowledge and experience...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SpeedsPerth
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have just concluded a 3 day Battlefield Tour with Cobbers. We were led by tour Manager Colin Gillard, one of the principals of the company. We were met on time on the first day of the tour and were immediately impressed....More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank wananavu12
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Knowledgeable guides, a comfortable bus & some of the most moving places in Australian history. We visited just about all the important places from Amiens to Peronne & the main memorial at Villers Bretonneaux

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank 277martynp
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Colin picked up us each day from our accommodation at the Best Western Hotel a few minutes from Amiens Station which was so convenient. We did a three day tour with him although the first day was with Lisa. We had a great day with...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Kay A
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Colin is full of knowledge of all the major battles and battlefields from many years of gathering knowledge - particularly regarding the Australian involvement. I was following my father's involvement and Colin did his best to help me connect the dots. Located the Railway cutting...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It's taken me a while to write up this tour (I went on it way back in 2009) but I don't want to let it go unrecognised as it was, without question, an excellent tour. The company enabled us to join in for 3 days...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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11 April 2016|
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Response from Myduckie | Reviewed this property |
We used Cobbers Battlefied Tours last September but I am not aware of them having a B and B. However they did the hotel booking for us at the Hotel Grand Universe in Amiens. The hotel was included in the cost of the tour... More
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21 December 2015|
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Cobbers Battlefield Tours made all the hotel bookings for us and it was as previously advised the L'Univers' situated within walking distance to the train station and within a mall with plenty of shopping and restaurants and... More
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Glenis Z
25 January 2015|
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Thank you. I think it would be amazing and really hope to include it in our itinerary. Thanks for the advice.
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