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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

Tour the battlefields of the First World War in the company of one of our expert guides. Let us take you on a journey that is a really unique experience, one that will leave you with memories that will last forever.

Tours to the Battlefields of the First World War


In the footsteps have been arranging tours to the battlefields of the First World War for over fifteen years. In that time they have led customers from diverse backgrounds and different nationalities around the battlefields of the Western Front, Italy, Gallipoli, Palestine, Mesopotamia and Africa. Their team of expert guides have a wealth of knowledge about the campaigns and battles of the First World War and some are published military historians. They have followed in the footsteps of Australian, British, Canadian, French, South African, New Zealand, American and German soldiers exploring the battlefields over which they fought and telling their stories.

The First World War battlefields that In the footsteps have taken customers include: -
  • Thiepval Memorial
    The Somme 1916 — The Battle of the Somme began at 07.30 hrs on 1st July 1916 when approximately 100,000 British soldiers ...
  • Menin Gate Memorial
    On the Ypres Salient — If there is one place that you can discuss the fighting throught the four years of the First ...
  • Spanbroekmolen
    The Messines Ridge — The Messines Ridge was a natural stronghold that lay to the south of Ieper and had been lost ...
  • Tyne Cot Memorial
    Passchendaele — The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, took place in 1917 ...
  • Mons City Hall
    The Battle of Mons and the Retreat — The Battle of Mons took place on 23rd August 1914 at Mons, in Belgium when ...
  • Cambrai Memorial
    Cambrai — Follow in the footsteps of the British Forces fighting at Cambrai when the tank final came of age ...
  • Vimy Ridge Memorial
    Vimy Ridge — On Easter Monday, 9th April 1917, the Canadian Corps attacked the German Forces holding ...
  • Verdun Ossuary
    Verdun — Follow in the footsteps of the French Forces as they battle to hold back the German Army onslaught ...
  • Montfaucon Monument
    The Meuse-Argonne — The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was the greatest battle fought by the American Army ...