Ypres / Somme

Completed. 2nd-5th September, 2019. A comprehensive tour of the main sites of the Salient – including laying a wreath at the Menin Gate ceremony – and sites on the Somme associated with the disastrous attack of July 1 1916. Travel via Eurostar and mini-bus. TYNE COT CEMETERY, HILL 62 (museum and preserved trenches), ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, VANCOUVER CORNER, HILL 60. And on the Somme – DEVONSHIRE CEMETERY (MANSELL COPSE), WING CORNER, FRICOURT, BOIS FRANÇAIS, CRUCIFIX CORNER, DELVILLE WOOD, HIGH WOOD, SUNKEN ROAD / HAWTHORN RIDGE MINE, SERRE CEMETERY NO 2, WILFRED OWEN’S DUGOUT, BEAUMONT HAMEL and the NEWFOUNDLAND MEMORIAL PARK, ULSTER TOWER, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, LA BOISSELLE MINE CRATER; VIMY RIDGE.

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