These pages will provide you with all the basic information you require to visit a particular battlefield. They are continually being updated, and if you can provide any further details then contact me via email. If you provide a service on the battlefields you would like others to know about then let me know and I will add it to that battlefields' page.

Paul Reed

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The Somme Battlefields  

The haunting battlefields of the Somme, predominantly concerned with the fighting in 1916. Information on museums, places to stay and other useful information. Last updated: January 2006.

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Ypres Salient  

More than 250,000 soldiers from Britain and the Empire fell in Flanders during WW1. Information on museums, places to stay and other useful information. Last updated: April 2005.

Arras Battlefields 

A guide to the Arras Battlefields, which are only an hour from Calais and saw heavy fighting in 1917/18. Last updated: January 2005.

Hindenburg Line

The forgotten Hindenburg Line battlefields saw some of the key fighting in 1917/18. Information on places to stay and other useful tourist information. Last updated: Spring 2004.

Forgotten Front : Armentières to La Bassée

One of the most neglected parts of the British sector, this part of the battlefields covers some of the great offensives of 1915: Neuve Chapelle, Aubers Ridge, Fromelles and Loos. Information on where to stay, museums and other useful material to plan your visit. Last Updated: Spring 2004.


For most French people Verdun was the First World War. Information on how to get there, museums, places to stay and other useful stuff. Last updated: December 2001.


The Gallipoli operations of April 1915 - January 1916 are attracting the interest of many WW1 enthusiasts. This page offers details of how to get there, planning a visit, where to stay and other essential information. Last updated: June 2004.

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