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Battlefield Tours & Cruises

In remembrance of those who fought for King and Country

Battlefield Tours & Cruises

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

So much to discover on our World War tours...


Visit the World War 1 battlefields and you can learn all about “The Great War”, that would, of course, tragically become known as “The First World War,” and turned out not to quite be “The War to End All Wars” that it was initially hoped to be. Learn all about its horrors on our WW1 tours.

In addition to World War One tours, we also offer a range of fascinating tours to the WW2 battlefields, including Normandy tours of D-Day landing beaches. Our World War 2 tours take in key sites of the Second World War, often incorporating D-Day landing beach tours of Normandy, where the Allies had that decisive victory that changed history forever.

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Discover the Battlefields

Travel by Coach

When war broke out in 1914, no one could have known how long the fighting was to go on for, or how m...

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5 days from only

£399pp

£798 Total Price


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Hotel: Hotel Des Acacias

Package Type: Half Board

Board Basis: Half Board

Duration: 5 Days

Travel By: Coach

D-Day Landing Beaches

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The D-Day landings, which took place on 6th June 1944, changed the tide of World War II, but at grea...

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5 days from only

£449pp

£898 Total Price


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Hotel: Mercure Caen Cote de Nacre

Package Type: Various

Board Basis: Various

Duration: 5 Days

Travel By: Coach

Bruges & Battlefields of Flanders

Travel by Coach

Combine a break in Bruges with the chance to explore this medieval city, and a visit to historica...

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5 days from only

£519pp

£1038 Total Price


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Hotel: Novotel Bruges Centrum

Package Type: Various

Board Basis: Various

Duration: 5 Days

Travel By: Coach

Ostend Inclusive & Battlefields

Travel by Coach

The popular seaside resort of Ostend is an ideal base from which to explore the historic battlefield...

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5 days from only

£404pp

£808 Total Price


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Hotel: Royal Astrid Hotel

Package Type: Half Board

Board Basis: Half Board

Duration: 5 Days

Travel By: Coach

Battlefields of the Somme

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This Battlefields tour will take us through the moving events of the Battle of the Somme, and will a...

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5 days from only

£369pp

£738 Total Price


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Hotel: Grand Hotel - Valenciennes

Package Type: Half Board

Board Basis: Half Board

Duration: 5 Days

Travel By: Coach

In Flanders Fields Mini-Cruise

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Ypres witnessed several of the Great War’s major battles, being reduced to ruins by the end of...

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3 days from only

£114pp

£228 Total Price


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Hotel: P&O Ferry (Hull)

Duration: 3 Days

Travel By: Coach

A Journey’s End & WWI Battlefields

Travel by Coach

Experience a Battlefields tour to remember combining guided tours of the battlefields with a tick...

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5 days from only

£339pp

£678 Total Price


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Hotel: Hotel Des Acacias

Duration: 5 Days

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World War I Battlefields

Travel by Coach

We’ll pay our respects to those who gave their lives in order to protect the country, visiting...

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5 days from only

£574pp

£1148 Total Price


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Hotel: Novotel Ypres Centrum

Duration: 5 Days

Travel By: Coach

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Shearings are delighted to Support ABF The Soldiers' Charity

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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