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In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours

5 Abbotts Close | Greytree, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7GQ, England
+44 1989 565599
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Tracing the footsteps of PrivateTom Watters Connaught Rangers

Our guide Iain undertook excellent research and identified with a high degree of probability where... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
I8963IIdavid
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Saint-Jean-de-Cole, France
Great trip

Brilliant company Organised a fantastic trip for us with a great guide Highly recommend to all... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
oliver977
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Follow in the footsteps of Heroes with In the footsteps Battlefield Tours. Our top quality service can be tailored to suit your every need. Let our experts guide you around the battlefields telling you the stories of heroes, showing you the places...more
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5 Abbotts Close | Greytree, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7GQ, England
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+44 1989 565599
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide Iain undertook excellent research and identified with a high degree of probability where Tom’s regiment was located in the vicinity of Ypres during the period 1914-1916 during which Tom was injured and transferred to the Labor Corp.

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback David. We are so pleased you enjoyed your tour with Iain. We hope to take you on another battlefield tour one day.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant company Organised a fantastic trip for us with a great guide Highly recommend to all Oliver

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Oliver. It was great working with you to make this trip a success. Hope to see you again one day.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a private one-day tour of Normandy (beaches and towns) with Adrian. Adrian is incredibly knowledgeable, personable, and organized. We loved that he gave a running commentary on the "big picture" of what was going on at the time, along with...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged a 4 day trip to Cambrai with In the Footsteps and were impressed with how well they organised things for us. Nothing was too much trouble and Jo always responded to our emails promptly. Their recommended hotel, the Beatus, proved to be an...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had tasked our guide Richard Porter with looking into the last few days and death of our grandfather in September 1918. We supplied information we had obtained. We didn’t dare have any hopes of what we might learn and fundamentally expected a fairly generic...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Gary was a true professional whose enthusiasm and knowledge made a memorable visit for our family. If we were to make a similar trip again we wouldn't hesitate to ask for Gary by name as our guide. He'd been given details in advance of some...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

A solo tour as conducted by Robin Burrows-Ellis of the 6th Airborne engagements at Normandy with an emphasis on the 9th parachute battalion. The tour started at Pegasus bridge with a description of the sequence of events and a subsequent visit to the museum attached...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are all very pleased you enjoyed the tour so much with Robin and we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Arranging the tour with Jo of In the Footsteps was easy, efficient and welcoming. Our day with Jon was everything we wanted, starting with an amazingly clear and concise overview of the war generally, and then focusing on the Battle of the Somme. The tour...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We had a tour on one day conducted by Peter Smith. All three of us enjoyed it immensely. Peter was very passionate about his subject and any questions we asked were answered in the most fulsome manner. He was very friendly and good company throughout...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased your enjoyed your tour with Pete. We hope we can conduct another tour for you in the future. Regards In the Footsteps

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Our guide Adrian was extremely knowledgeable about the events of June 6 1944. He drove our family through the French countryside and pointed out significant locations of particular interest to Canadians. The afternoon visit to the beaches was the highlight and the viewing of the...More

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jessicajean D
3 September 2016|
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Response from Jo G | Property representative |
Hi, we are a tour company with an office based in Ross-On-Wye. We take tours of the battlefields around France, Belgium and most other parts of Europe. If you want a tour of the battlefields please do get in touch. Regards.
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maddyHampshire
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Response from Jo G | Property representative |
Hi, Although we offer WWI and WWII battlefield tours to France, Belgium and beyond, our business is based in Ross-On-Wye. Unless our address is France or Belgium it can't be altered. It would be best if there was an... More
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