Battlefields - Overview

Visit. Understand. Never Forget.

Walk in the footsteps of hereos...

Battlefield Tours

A Journey of Remembrance and Discovery - An experience you will never forget. Visiting battlefields from any conflict is both a fascinating and moving experience. Soldiers who fought those wars left behind a legacy; their name on a war memorial, an experience passed down to the family or a faded photograph in a frame.

How do we understand the significance of that legacy and how do we understand what the battlefields mean to us now? These are all questions we regularly ask on Leger Battlefield Tours and they are at the heart of what we do: myself and my team of Specialist Battlefield Guides are there to help you decipher that legacy, and understand a past that touched us all; whether it relates to musket smoke at Waterloo, the trenches on the Somme, the sandy beaches of Normandy or the concrete walls that once surrounded Berlin.

Paul Reed, Head Battlefield Guide for Leger Holidays

Join us as we Remember and ensure that the legacy is never forgotten.
Paul Reed, Head Battlefield Guide

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Popular tours

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Focus on: The tunnels and trenches of WWI

A brief insight into WWI warfare...

World War 1 Tunnels at Messines Museum

Tunnels: Messines Museum

See the archaeological displays of the best-preserved trenches, bunkers and tunnels ever discovered on the Western Front, revealing the realities of trench warfare.

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World War 1 Trenches at Vimy Ridge

Trenches: Vimy Ridge

Part of the Battle of Arras during the First World War. The main combatants were the Canadian Corps, of four divisions, against three divisions of the German Sixth Army.

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Places of interest

Discover the places of historical importance...

Utah Beach D-Day Landings

D-Day Beaches

See the battlegrounds and landing beaches including Utah, Omaha and Pegasus, plus the military cemeteries and museums of the single biggest invasion force ever assembled.

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Menin Gate memorial, Ypres

Menin Gate

Join us and discover some of the key battle sites, and visit the museums in the area. Each evening, you can also attend the moving 'Last Post Ceremony' at Menin Gate in Ypres.

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Lion Mound Memorial, Waterloo

Waterloo Battlefields

visit the grounds at Waterloo where the Napoleonic, Prussian and British forces clashed, and see the battlegrounds where the vital opening first shots on June 1815 were fired.

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Experience Battlefields with Leger Holidays

Battlefields tours available from £259

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