Tour Dates: 16-19 August 2018 

Price Per Person: £495:00 (£100:00 Single Supplement)

Hotel: 2 nights Arras/1 night Mons area

Herts at War 2018 Tour  

Tour Itinerary

16 August 2018

The tour starts with pick ups from Hertfordshire, Ebbsfleet and Dover before onward travel to France via Dover, onroute to our hotel we visit the Vis en Artois Memorial that commemorates all those men missing during the last months of the war. (Overnight in Arras)

17 August 2018 

Today is spent studing the period between March and August 1918, from the German Spring Offensive we follow the retreat of the 1/Hertfordshire's back as far as Curlu before crossing the old Somme Battlefield and a visit to Fonquevillers where the battalion was effectively wiped out during a gas bombardment in May. We also visit the Pozieres Memorial that commemorates the missing from the March retreat before returning to Arras (Overnight in Arras)  

18 August 2018

A full day studying the advance to victory begins with the movements of the Hertfordshire men up to and across the Hindenburg Line, special attention is made to the Victoria Cross action of Frank Young near Havrincourt before visiting the new permanant home for D51 Deborah in Flesquieres. The afternoon is spent studying the action on the Selle River and Sambre Canal before ending at the Forest of Mormal where the battalions final action of the war was fought. (Overnight in Mons) 

19 August 2018

Our final morning is spent visiting Armistice sites in Mons before a very special visit to a nearby CWGC and onward travel to the UK