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The tour is designed around the best selling book and film, Private Peaceful by Micheal Morpurgo who, in turn was inspired to write it after visiting the grave of TSH Private Peacefull on the Western Front in the Ypres salient.
At Inspired Travel we aim to offer well-designed and inspiring learning experiences for our groups, be they large or small in number, together with a personal service, professional and flexible style from the first enquiry to the groups return.
Our itineraries are bespoke and tailored to an individual group; nothing is "off the shelf" although some follow common themes. As such your itinerary is as individual to you as it is to us and we are happy to try to accommodate all requirements.
Visit the places and sites of the Ypres salient to bring alive the story of Charlie and Tommo.
This is a short, busy, three day tour that can be extended according to the location of the school.
Day 1 - Depart School and travel to Ypres to visit "In Flanders Fields Museum". Evening - Last post Ceremony at Menin Gate.
Day 2 - Spend the morning with a visit to Passchendaele Ridge, Tyne Cot Cemetery (where students will have time to look for relatives), Essex Farm Dressing Station(where John McCrae wrote In Flanders Fields poem), and Bedford Farm Cemetery to the grave of Private TSH Peacefull who was the inspiration for the character of the story.
Day 3 - Visit to Poperinghe to Town Hall Courtyard, Death Cells and execution post, Talbot House, Poperinghe New Military Cemetery. continue to ferry crossing and the return to the UK
Yes, if we are aware of requirements at the time of enquiry.
Our accommodation is based in Ypres. It provides rooms with private facilities and full board with dinner taken in local restaurants.
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