About our Western Front Tours

The Western Front was the name applied to the fighting zone in France and Flanders, where the British, French, Belgian and (towards the end of the war) the American armies faced that of Germany.

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These 4 - 5 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France. We can include all Commonwealth actions such as Loos, Fromelles, Neuve Chapelle, Aubers Ridge, Arras, Vimy Ridge, Villers Bretonneux, Cambrai etc.

All of our tours are individually tailored according to the requirements of the guests and we follow the actions of relatives with the aid of trench maps and the unit war diaries.

We generally base ourselves at the 3 star hotel Beatus in Cambrai and at the 4 star Ariane hotel in Ypres. Now named Ieper it was commonly known to the British Tommy as Wipers. Flemish is the language used here in the province of West Flanders, Belgium.

The tour price is based on the sharing of twin rooms with private facilities. For a single room there is a supplement of £30.00 per night. This is a direct charge to us by the hotel and is beyond our control. Payments for battlefield Journeys may be made by Cheque, electronic transfer, card payment online via Paypal or by Sterling Bank Draft payable to BBJ Journeys (trust) account.

Three day Tour: £ 985

Four day Tour: £ 1,205

Five day Tour: £ 1,425