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WW1 Battlefield Tours | The Gunners on the Western Front
The Great War 1914-18

The Gunners on the Western Front

The Great War 1914-18

Please note all prices are based on a group of 45 people travelling together and departing in January, they are provided to give an idea of what a tour of this type can cost with our company. Please note that prices will vary dependant on the number of people travelling, standard of accommodation booked, time of year you would like to depart and what you would like including in your package. All our battlefield tours are bespoke and put together to match our clients requirements so get in touch to get your personalised no obligation quote.


The line of trenches stretching from the Belgian coast all the way to the Swiss border formed the Western Front during the First World War. For four years, the opposing armies faced one another across an almost-static front line with the 'no-man's land' in between the trenches. Troops would be ordered to attack during the great offensives, crossing this area which had been churned into a sea of mud by the great artillery bombardments which preceded these attacks.

Guns with great destructive power would fire for days on end to break up the enemy's barbed wire defences and destroy the trenches, killing the troops holding the lines in the process. The bombardment would also churn up the ground, across which the infantry had to cross, turning it into a sea of mud and it is this image which most of us today have of the Western Front. The artillery in all armies grew ever-more powerful with every passing year of the war. Things had not been so well organised at the beginning of the war, in 1914 only the German army had sufficient artillery whilst the British army, despite being well equipped in other ways, was wholly unprepared in terms of artillery for the war which lay ahead. It had not been involved in a European war for 99 years, since the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, having only been engaged in fighting small colonial wars since and the result was an artillery which was lacking in guns and short of ammunition. In 1915, the British Royal Artillery was beset by a severe shortage of shells because the guns were firing more ammunition than could be supplied and a crisis arose. David Lloyd George was appointed Minister for Munitions and it was he who successfully reorganised production methods. These improved methods of production meant that by 1916 the guns of the Royal Artillery could fire the great barrage preceding the Battle of Somme. This and other demonstrations when the guns fired millions of shells in preparation for other battles, including Vimy Ridge, Messines Ridge and Passchendaele, proved the power of the guns.



CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, providing inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II in Belgium, France and Holland.

Battlefield Tours

CGT Battlefields is a specialist tour operator, our tours cover World War I and World War II battlefields across Europe providing inspirational tours to the sites of The Great War and Second World War.

Visiting the battlefields from any conflict, is a truly captivating and moving experience, though some of the battlefields are nearly 100 years old, the soldiers who fought here had similar backgrounds, dreams and hopes as many of us. A Battlefield Tour allows you to understand these events, remember the sacrifices made and recognise how these shaped the world we see today.





World War 1 and World War 2 Battlefield Tours and Holidays for Groups

CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, providing guided inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II in Belgium, France and Holland.

We're a specialist group travel operator, we use only the very best coaches on its holidays. Travel you can Trust. Contact us for details

Contact CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, providing inspirational tours to the battlefield sites of World War I and II.


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WW1 - WW2 Holidays for Groups

WW1 - WW2 Holidays for Groups

CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, providing inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II in Belgium, France and Holland.

Customised World War 1 and 2 Battlefield Tours

Looking to visit some of the battlefields of the Great War and WW2? CGT Battlefield Tours, a specialist group travel operator, can arrange the perfect trip.

Ypres Flanders Battlefield Tours

Ypres Flanders Battlefield Tours

Visit the Ypres Battlefield in Flanders. One of The Great War 1914 - 1918 battlefield tours offered by CGT, the specialist WW1 / WW2 group travel operator.

Arnhem Battlefield Tours

Arnhem Battlefield Tours

Operation Market Garden at Arnhem in WW2 could have shortened the war quite considerably, but for some bad luck. See the battlefield for yourself.

DDay Battlefield Tours | Normandy

Visit the DDay Battlefields in Normandy and see first hand where the bridgeheads were established. One of the Inspirational tours from CGT Battlefields.

DDay Battlefield Tours | Normandy

Somme Battlefield Tour

Visit the Somme Battlefield of the Great War 1914 - 1918 on a guided tour with CGT Battlefield Tours. Inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II.

Cost Effective WW1, WW2 Battlefield Tours

Cost Effective WW1, WW2 Battlefield Tours

CGT Battlefield Tours, offers hotel accommodation to suit your groups holiday budget. We have negotiated special rates at all ideally suited locations.

Booking a World War 1, WW2  Battlefield Tours

Booking a World War 1, WW2 Battlefield Tours

Book your Battlefield Tours with CGT, a specialist group travel operator, providing guided, informative and inspirational tours to the sites of World War I and II.

Battlefield Tours for Clubs

Battlefield Tours for Clubs

Run a War gaming Club, or other Social Group / Association? CGT Battlefield Tours can provide an informative, inspirational, tours to the sites of World War I and II.


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What do our clients say?

World War 2 Battlefield Tour

"The tour was great and the guide was excellent. I had no problems at any stage, the coach company was excellent and helpful as were the staff at the hotel so I really can't fault it. Your own organisation was also faultless and hassle free. I will certainly pass on your details to friends at other establishments"

Mr C. - Normandy Tour




World War 2 Battlefield Tour

"Be grateful if you could pass on my thanks to Amport & District Coaches for Tony last weekend. not only is he an excellent driver he knows the area well and probably what was most important was that he had an excellent rapport with teachers and pupils."

Mr P. - Normandy Tour





World War 1 Battlefield Tour

"Zoi and her team were extremely helpful with the booking of hotels and transport. Their very helpful and experienced staff minimalized the hassle, particularly when we made last minute changes. I would be very happy to deal with the company again"

Mr R. Ypres Tour




World War 1 Battlefield Tour

"From the outset all of my cares and concerns were taken care of. In all we had a fantastic three days and ultimately this must be down to Zoi Pearce and the team"

Ms H. The Somme and Ypres Tour




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Contact:

CGT Battlefields Ltd
CGT House
6 Avon Road
Charfield
Gloucestershire
GL12 8TT


E: info@cgtbattlefields.co.uk

T: 01454 269764

M: 07542 788905


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