Dunkirk, St Valery, Hazebrouk, Cassel

The best way to see the Dunkirk evacuation beaches is by light aeroplane. It is the only way to get a sense of distance, of the scale of the thing. At low tide you can see the wrecks of the MTB, paddle steamers etc; and you can always see the moles – which are in […]

Normandy Beaches & D-Day

Tour of the main sites of JUNE 6, 1944 – starting from Cherbourg and motoring down the Cotentin Peninsula via the St Marcouf Battery, Sainte-Mère-Église, Utah Beach and thence to our hotel at Arromanches, famous for its Mulberry Harbour (still visible). Then (Day 2) to the British and Canadian beaches, Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery and […]

Normandy Beaches & D-Day

Tour of the main sites of JUNE 6, 1944 – starting from Cherbourg and motoring down the Cotentin Peninsula via the St Marcouf Battery, Sainte-Mère-Église, Utah Beach and thence to our hotel at Arromanches, famous for its Mulberry Harbour (still visible). Then (Day 2) to the British and Canadian beaches, Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery and […]

Normandy Beaches & D-Day

Tour of the main sites of JUNE 6, 1944 – starting from Cherbourg and motoring down the Cotentin Peninsula via the St Marcouf Battery, Sainte-Mère-Église, Utah Beach and thence to our hotel at Arromanches, famous for its Mulberry Harbour (still visible). Then (Day 2) to the British and Canadian beaches, Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery and […]

American Civil War

An ambitious tour of mostly Virginia battlefields but to include GETTYSBURG and ANTIETAM. The tour will take in picturesque Harper’s Ferry, both Bull Run battles, and the Wilderness, Five Forks, Chancellorsville… and ending at Appomattox Court House. Emphasis is placed on battlefields that have been well preserved. And nights will be spent in historic inns. […]