The Douglas Haig Fellowship Tour 2019  

Tour Dates: 6th - 9th September 2019
Accommodation: Hotel D'Withuis, Dixsmuide
Price includes: Travel, Accommodation (Bed & Breakfast), Transport & Tolls, Museum entry, Guides
Cost: £575 per person (£100 Single Supplement)


 

Tour Itinerary

Douglas Haig Fellowship Tour 2019 Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Friday 6 September 2019:

1000 – Pick up 1 Victoria
1100 – Pick up 2 Ebbsfleet International 
1200 – Pick up 3 Dover Port 
1315 – Crossing to Calais 
1600 – Arrive Calais 
1700 – Stand One – St Omer – Introduction to GHQ & Longuenesse CWGC 
1845 – Arrival at the Hotel D'Withuis Dixsmuide 
1930 – Pre dinner drinks  


Day 2:  Saturday 7 September 2019:

0900 – Depart Hotel for a full days study of the First Army Corps at the First Battle of Ypres including: 

  • Gheluveld & the Menin Road 
  • Zanvoorde & Klein Zillebeke 
  • Wyschaete & Messines
  • Ypres Town & the White Chateau

        

Day 3: Sunday 8 September 2019:

0900 – Depart Hotel for a full days study on some of the Flanders Coast Operations, among the most innovative thinking/planning during Haig's Command including:

  • Neuwpoort 
  • Ostend 
  • Operation Hush 
  • Zeebrugge  

     

Day 4: Monday 9 September 2019:

0900 – Depart Hotel for the UK via a morning study of the Battle of the Lys at Kemmel & Bailleul
1200 – Depart for Calais 
1315 – Arrive Calais 
1420 – Cross to Dover 
1600 – Drop off 1 Dover Port
1700 – Drop off 2 Ebbsfleet International 
1800 – Drop off 3 Victoria