One day Battlefield Tours

Tour Introduction

Whilst, for the men of the British Expeditionary Force, France and Flanders must have seemed a long way from home, a hundred years on they feel so much closer – making a meaningful one-day school battlefield tour a reality.

Anglia’s reputation is built on providing high-quality curriculum-focused school history trips. The real advantage of travelling with one of our unrivalled team of expert guides is that, in just a single day, your students will cover far more than many operators would offer you in a two-day tour.

Whether you choose to go to Ypres, Arras or the Somme we can cover a range of topics including:

  • The nature of trench warfare
  • Life in the trenches
  • The role of women
  • The uniform, equipment and weapons of a British Tommy
  • The role of the Commonwealth and former Empire
  • The ethos of the Commonwealth
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Tour Information


  • Belgium
  • France

Key Locations:

  • Ypres
  • Somme
  • Arras

Transport Options:

  • Coach


  • 1 day

It was a truly profound experience; the moments when we stood in the Sunken Lane and when you below the whistle to 'go over the top' will stay with me forever

Head Teacher, St Wilfred's Catholic School

Price Includes:

  • Fully guided
  • Tailor-made itinerary
  • An executive coach for your exclusive use
  • Return crossings with ferry or Eurotunnel
  • 1 free teacher place for every 10 paying students
  • All entrance fees associated with your visit

Topics Supported

These tours support all programmes of study and specifications covering:

War and British Society

Causes and Events of the First World War

Britain, Europe and the Wider World: 1901-Present Day

Britain at War

The Impact and Experience of war in Britain

The Changing Nature of Warfare

Warfare Through Time

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