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UK First World War Tour – East Anglia

Tour Introduction

The Trenches are much closer than you think!

Let Anglia take your students to the Front Line without taking them abroad. This fully-guided tour, delivered in conjunction with our friends at Khaki Devil and the Great War Huts, has been designed specifically to enable your students to develop a deeper understanding of the events, experience and legacy of the First World War.

The tour includes:

  • A visit to restored, original First World War buildings – the ideal environment to learn about the period & with plenty of opportunities to try on the kit and handle the weapons
  • A chance to explore a large, reconstructed Trench System, originally built for film and television work, and used by productions as varied as the film adaptations of ‘Journey’s End’ and ‘Private Peaceful’
  • A guided tour of a local cemetery which contains a number of Commonwealth War Graves Commission burials from the First World War

The tour can cover themes including:

  • Recruitment and training of the British Army
  • How did uniforms and equipment develop during the war?
  • Trench construction and trench warfare
  • What was life really like for a soldier in the First World War?
  • Illness, injuries and treatment on the Western Front
  • The changing nature of warfare
  • The impact & legacy of the First World War

For those schools teaching courses on treatment and care of the wounded on the Western Front, he treatment and care of the wounded British Sector of the Western Front 1914-1918.

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Tour Information


  • UK

Key Locations:

  • Great War Huts
  • Trench Farm
  • Ipswich Old Cemetery

Transport Options:

  • Coach


  • 1 day

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Farlington School

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Price Includes:

  • Fully guided
  • Dedicated admin support throughout
  • An executive coach for your exclusive use
  • 1 free teacher place for every 10 paying students
  • All entrance fees associated with your visit
  • An education resource booklet for all participants
  • Our covid-19 promise to you

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

View Sample Itinerary

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