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In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours

Willowmead 5 Abbotts Close | Greytree, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7GQ, England
+44 1989 565599
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Tour of western front Ypres and Somme

I enjoyed the tour last year so much I booked another tour with " In the footsteps" again this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ciaran k
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Personalized Tour around Ypres

My parents, wanted to visit the graves of relatives buried in Lissenthoek Military cemetery and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 where they fought and giving you an understanding of what the officers and men who fought the battles went through. A tour with us will leave you with memories that will last forever.
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Willowmead 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 via mobile

I enjoyed the tour last year so much I booked another tour with " In the footsteps" again this year. And it did not disappoint . There were a few people who were on their 7th or more trip and I can see why !...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents, wanted to visit the graves of relatives buried in Lissenthoek Military cemetery and Reninghelst New Military Cemetery. They live in Australia and have very limited experience travelling overseas, so I wanted to organised a guided tour for them. After contacting several companies that...More

Thank lindabH9080AI
Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review and we are so pleased that they had such a wonderful tour. I will pass your message onto Carl as he will be pleased to hear that he made their day so extra special. Best regards to you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to look at areas of the Somme where two of my relatives served during WW1 and to visit the grave of a great-uncle on the centenary of his death. Jo swiftly and efficiently booked accommodation for us. Our guide for the trip, John,...More

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

Thank you so much for your feedback. John has read your comments and is so pleased that you enjoyed the tour and we are so happy that you were able to follow 'In the Footsteps' where your relatives fought and died.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We hired a guide because we wanted to focus on the American Army's St. Mihiel offensive. We got that and more. Jon, the guide, was knowledgable and we saw stuff we never would have seen if we were on a "bus tour" or on our...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Organised a two day private tour with this company. Jo Gumm of 'In The Footsteps' arranged the tour and Jon, our tour guide in France, was with us on both days. We were picked up at 09:00 and dropped of after 17:30 each day from...More

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Thank Banksie
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We went on a family tour with Ian Gumm as our guide who was absolutely excellent. We had our elderly parents with us and he tailored the tour to suit them very thoughtfully and kindly. It was also extremely interesting as we were following the...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Ian Gumm was an outstanding guide taking 7 family members to Holland and Germany. Ian's detailed research and excellent navigation skills took us to the start line of Operation Veritables in February 1945 and followed the line of my Father's battle finishing at the exact...More

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

It was an absolute pleasure and thank you for touring with us.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

My wife & I have just returned from a short visit to the WW1 battlefields near Arras to visit my Uncle's grave on the 100th anniversary of his death in April 1917. Jo arranged the tour for us with a local guide, Carl, who was...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A terrific day. Jo was incredibly responsive to my last-minute emailed request for a bespoke tour of the Somme region. She found me a wonderful expert in Tim...I had very little time in the area, and Tim was able to fill up my day with...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

John Anderson was a phenomenal resource. We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 days with him. He has a huge knowledge base and is able to eloquently pass this on to his clients.

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Jo G, Owner at In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you so much for your review. I will pass this onto John - it's always good for the guides to see feedback. Regards Jo

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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
7 April 2015|
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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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