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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


Tour Information


  • UK

Key Locations:

  • Great War Huts
  • Trench Farm
  • Ipswich Old Cemetery

Transport Options:

  • Coach


  • 1 day

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Farlington School

Farlington School

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

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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