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Thu, 14 Sept

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Ieper

The Cockpit of Europe

A four day, three night tour of The Cockpit of Europe, taking in some of the most famous sites of The First World War, as well as visiting Waterloo, the battle that changed modern day Europe.

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The Cockpit of Europe
The Cockpit of Europe

Time & Location

14 Sept 2023, 06:00 – 17 Sept 2023, 21:00

Ieper, Meenseweg 467, 8902 Ieper, Belgium

About the event

September 2023

A four day three night tour of The Cockpit of Europe, taking in some of the most famous sites of The First World War, as well as Waterloo, the battle that changed modern day Europe.

We will leave early on Thursday morning from Central London, parking can be arranged at the pick up point. Travel will be by one or two executive mini-bus, depending on our numbers.

We will be guided by experienced battle Field guides who are experts in their fields.

The Itinerary will be confirmed in due course but for now please see the following:

Day 1 Thursday

06.00: Depart London for Euro Tunnel

13.00: Lunch at Hooghe

14.00-18.00: Visit Hooge Crater Museum (https://www.hoogecrater.com/en/)

Visit Zonnebke Museum (https://passchendaele.be/en/home-en/)

18.00: Book into hotel: Ypres

19.00: Last Post Ceremony https://lastpost.be/  Menin Gate

Day 2 Friday

09.30: Depart hotel

10.00-18.00: 13.00: Lunch

Visit Ypres Salient

Essex Farm

Harry Patch Memorial

Langemarck

Tyne Cott Cemetery

Memorial

Messines Ridge; Christmas Truce

Drive to Waterloo area and book into Hotel

Dinner in Waterloo

Day 3 Saturday

09.30: Depart hotel

10.00-18.00: 13.00 Lunch

Quatre Bra

Hougoumont

Waterloo Panorama

Waterloo Memorial: The Lion Mound

Waterloo Museum

La Haye Sainte

Mont St Jean

Plancenoit

Dinner at the Le Gros Velo Restaurant Plancenoit, (The Big Bike)

Return to hotel

Day 4 Sunday

Depart Hotel to drive home but on the way: (depending on route and travel time)

St. Symphorien CWGC

Possible Mons 1914

Others (WW1/WW2) sites on the way

Depart France at around 18.00

London 21.00

Cost of the trip is £1,000 per head.

A non-refundable deposit paid to the Gresham Club of £250.00 per person will secure a place.

The Cost will include: Hotel, Lunch, Dinner, ticket prices to attractions.

You will only need spending money for bar bills.

Tickets

  • The Cockpit of Europe

    £1000 ticket with a £250 deposit. The remaining £750 needed to be paid directly to the Gresham Club via BACS by the 7th September 2023.

    £250.00
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