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My Top Ten Places to Visit in Ypres

Following on from my recent post of my top ten places to visit on the Somme battlefields, this post looks at the must-see places in the Ypres Salient. I'm sure to have missed several important places, so tell me your sug…

My Top Ten Places to Visit on the Somme #BattlefieldTopTen

In the first of a new series for my blog, this article looks at ten of the must-visit places for any battlefield tourist going to the Somme. As with any list, there are sure to be interesting places I miss off. Add your own in…

Autumn Battlefields 2019 - Day Seven: South of the Somme

Continuing on from yesterday morning's theme, today I drove south onto the French front, this time going below the River Somme. On the way I stopped at a couple of CWGC cemeteries. The first was Bronfay Farm Military …

Autumn Battlefields 2019 - Day Six: Where British Meets French

This morning I cycled south to ride the sector of the Somme front attacked by the French 39e Division on 1st July 1916. This route pretty much fits on to the Montauban walk I did on Sunday and covers the area where the Britis…