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WW1 Centenary Tours

There is no better time to take your students on a WW1Battlefields Centenary tour to join in the special events and to provide your group with a once in a lifetime, unforgettable experience.

During the Centenary of the First World War, there could be no better time to take your students to the battlefields to join in the special events and provide your group with a once in a lifetime, unforgettable experience.

Visit our WW1 Battlefields Tours page to view sample tours and itineraries, as well as find out more about the activities your school can take part in.

3 Extra Free Places

To help you open up your WW1 Battlefields tour to more students during the Centenary years, we would like to offer you 3 extra free places, in addition to our usual free place ratio of 1 free place for every 8 students.

Visit our offers page to find out more.

Pre-Book Important Centenary Dates to Secure Availability!

Availability is becoming increasingly limited for key dates around the 100 year anniversaries of the 1916 Battle of the Somme, 1917 Battle of Passchendaele and the Armistice of 1918. Secure your preferred dates with just a £500 holding deposit!

We appreciate that it may be too early to launch your Centenary Battlefields trip so to enable you to secure your preferred dates; we’ll hold your requirements with a holding deposit of just £500, whatever your group size. If for any reason your tour does not go ahead as planned, the school may use the £500 holding deposit towards any future tour booked with Halsbury Travel.

Key anniversary dates:

Battle of the Somme:

25th-29th June 2016

27th June - 1st July 2016

1st-4th July 2016

5th-8th July 2016

Battle of Passchendaele:

14th -16th July 2017

16th-18th July 2017

End of the War:

10th-12th November 2018

Enquire now to secure your preferred dates!

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