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Battlefield Tours


Battlefield Tours

Every year thousands of people visit battlefields, whether to visit the grave of a loved one, or just out of curiosity and a desire to learn more about world history.

Our Battlefield Tours are carefully planned to suit anyone with an interest in the World Wars. Whether you’re a veteran, relative or just have a general interest, our specialist battlefield tour guides will take you in an interesting journey of discovery, recreating the events of each battle and visiting museums such as the Flanders Fields Museum and the World War Museum.

Learn about the battles that shaped history

During our Battlefields Tours you'll benefit from the knowledge and expertise of expert guides. They'll delve into the background of the battlefields you visit, and the part each played during wartime.

Key Anniversaries in 2015

We've added a selection of new Battlefields tours in 2015 to mark key anniverary years.

  • The Reunification
    of Germany

    Commemorate 25 years since the reunification of East and West Germany with visits to Berlin's interesting museums

    Berlin Wall
  • The Battle of

    Commemorate the 200th anniversary year of the Battle of Waterloo with visits to the historic sites of Waterloo, Brussels and Ghent


Battlefield Tours Special Offers

Battlefields Cruises

Our wonderful Rhine river cruises are the ideal way to visit several wartime sites on one holiday - and you'll only need to unpack once as your "hotel" travels with you! Sailing through Europe on the MPS Rotterdam, you can relax amongst stunning scenery as well as enjoying guided battlefields tours.

  • River

    Explore areas associated with both World Wars, including famous battlefields and fascinating museums

    Battlefields Cruises

Battlefield Tours by Coach

Our Battlefield Tours offer great value for money, with luxury coach travel, hand-picked hotel accommodation, meals and guided excursions all included. Specialist guides will join us at key sites on our tours, as we unravel the stories and discover the people and places behind the unforgettable events which determined the course of history.

  • Belgium

    Visit key sites of the Ypres and Somme battlefields areas such as the Menin Gate, Passchendale, the Essex Farm Cemetery and Flanders Fields

    Belgian Battlefield Tours
  • France

    Learn about the battles of WW1 and WWII as you learn about the Battle of the Somme, the D-Day Landings and more

    French Battlefield Tours
  • Germany

    2015 commemorates 25 years since the reunification of Germany. Explore Germany's cosmopolitan cities as you discover this country's fascinating history

    German Battlefield Tours
  • Holland

    Explore the bulbfields and battlefields of Holland, visit Anne Frank's house in Amsterdam, and learn about Operation Market Garden

    Dutch Battlefield Tours

ABF The Soldiers' CharityShearings are delighted to Support ABF The Soldiers' Charity

For every Battlefields Tour or Cruise sold, Shearings will make a donation to ABF The Soldiers' Charity. This fantastic charity gives lifetime financial support to serving and retired soldiers and their families when they are in real need.

If you'd like to make a donation to ABF The Soldiers' Charity yourself, please click here to donate online or text  ARMY SHEARINGS to 70004 to send a £3 donation. You can increase your donation by texting  ARMY SHEARINGS £5 or ARMY SHEARINGS £10*

* Text costs your donation amount plus network charge.  ABF The Soldiers’ Charity receives 100% of your donation.  Obtain bill payers permission.  Customer care 08448479800.  ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is a registered charity in England and Wales (1146420) and registered as a company limited by guarantee in England and Wales (07974609).


Important Information for Veterans

If you're a veteran, or a veteran's widow or widower, and would like help with funding your visit, you can contact Heroes Return. They provide Lottery funding to help veterans to take part in commemorative visits to mark the anniversary of events that led to the end of WWII.


Group Tours

Our Battlefield Tours are ideal for groups of all sizes. If you're organising a group trip, whether for a school, college, military unit, comrades association or other organisation, we'll be happy to help. Please call 01942 823 447 for more information.

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Our Brochures

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