The Welsh on the Western Front

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  • Tour focussed on contribution of welsh troops in WW1
  • Key sites visited in the Somme and Ypres
  • Stay in beautiful town of Arras
  • Centrally located hotel
Day 1  
am/pm Drive to Arras, our base for the next 3 days, visiting Vimy Ridge en route
Day 2  
8am Breakfast
10am Citadel New Cemetery
10.30am Mametz
12midday Bazentin and Flat Iron Copse
  Lunch in La Boiselle
2pm Lochnagar Crater
3pm Delville Wood
4pm Pozieres
4.30pm Thiepval Monument
  Return to Arras
Day 3  
8am Breakfast, followed by drive to Ypres
10.30am Artillery Wood - the grave of Hedd Wyn
12midday Tyne Cot cemetery
2pm Ypres
2.30pm In Flanders Fields museum
4pm Free time in the town

Menin Gate - the Last Post Ceremony

Day 4 Return home

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