About the tour: WWI, Ypres and Dunkirk

Remember the sacrifice of French troops of WW1 during May and June, 1940, and join us on a Battlefield tour specially tailored for your group following Operation Dynamo. Visit the beaches of Dunkirk, the East Mole and Cassel Hill.

Sample Itinerary for Groups


If you are interested in booking a tour like this for your group, you only need 20 or more people and we can tailor-make it suit your requirements. Plus, get up to four free places! Please give us a call on 01709 787 403 or complete the online group enquiry form.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Departure from your local area for the journey to the Channel and your crossing to Calais. Then travel onwards to your hotel in the Ypres area for two night stay.

    Our day ends in Ypres where we attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial, held at 8pm each evening.

    Last Post Ceremony
    Last Post Ceremony

    Included Highlights

    • Ypres
    • Last Post Ceremony
    We start the tour with a look at some of the fighting in the Battle of France in May 1940 following the story of the Durham Light Infantry and Royal Welch Fusiliers at St. Venant, seeing the memorial and nearby graves.

    At Cassel Hill we examine the last stand here by the Oxs & Bucks and Glosters.

    Following lunch we visit the site at Wormhout where a massacre of British troops took place by the SS and then go into Dunkirk to visit the excellent War Museum of Operation Dynamo, followed by a visit to the East Mole.

    We end the day in the dunes of Dunkirk to remember the sacrifice of French troops in May-June 1940.

    Cassel Hill
    Cassel Hill

    Included Highlights

    • Cassel Hill
    • Wormhout
    • East Mole
    • Dunkirk

    Leave your hotel after breakfast and travel to Calais for your return Channel crossing. Then continue to your local area.