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UK First World War Tour – Midlands

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 the Great War Hut, Cannock Chase and the Staffordshire Regiment Museum, has been 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 former Great War training camp
  • A guided tour of both Commonwealth and German Military cemeteries
  • A chance to explore a large, reconstructed, Trench System, and the Staffordshire Regiment Museum
  • The opportunity for the group to see period equipment and weaponry.
  • A tour of the National Memorial Arboretum

The tour can cover themes including:

  • Recruitment and training of the British Army
  • The development of uniforms and equipment during the war
  • Trench construction and trench warfare
  • The life of a soldier during 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:

  • Cannock Chase
  • Staffordshire Regiment Museum
  • National Memorial Arboretum

Transport Options:

  • Coach


  • 1 or 2 days

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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

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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