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Cobbers Battlefield Tours

132 avenue des Australiens, 80200 Peronne, France
+33 3 21 73 46 16
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We decided on the one day tour because we intended to do a lot of the Australian battle field sites... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Warrnambool, Australia
via mobile
We did a 2 day tour of The Somme Battlefields with Colin Gillard.

We found Colin to be incredibly informative: his knowledge of the times, places and details of the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Joy M
Port Fairy, Australia
via mobile
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132 avenue des Australiens, 80200 Peronne, France
+33 3 21 73 46 16
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We decided on the one day tour because we intended to do a lot of the Australian battle field sites on our own. We would never have found some of the little off the beaten track locations Lisa took us to or the insightful history...More

Thank Rlitt
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We found Colin to be incredibly informative: his knowledge of the times, places and details of the battles in this area was astounding. On the first day, another Australian couple were with us and Colin was able to show them the actual sites where the...More

1  Thank Joy M
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Chris from Cobbers Battlefield Tours, collected me from my hotel and helped me find the WW1 grave of my great uncle. This wonderful service is exactly what you need if you are seeking a personal experience, tailored to your needs. Chris's local knowledge and experience...More

Thank SpeedsPerth
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have just concluded a 3 day Battlefield Tour with Cobbers. We were led by tour Manager Colin Gillard, one of the principals of the company. We were met on time on the first day of the tour and were immediately impressed....More

1  Thank wananavu12
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Knowledgeable guides, a comfortable bus & some of the most moving places in Australian history. We visited just about all the important places from Amiens to Peronne & the main memorial at Villers Bretonneaux

1  Thank Martyn P
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Colin picked up us each day from our accommodation at the Best Western Hotel a few minutes from Amiens Station which was so convenient. We did a three day tour with him although the first day was with Lisa. We had a great day with...More

Thank Kay A
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Colin is full of knowledge of all the major battles and battlefields from many years of gathering knowledge - particularly regarding the Australian involvement. I was following my father's involvement and Colin did his best to help me connect the dots. Located the Railway cutting...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It's taken me a while to write up this tour (I went on it way back in 2009) but I don't want to let it go unrecognised as it was, without question, an excellent tour. The company enabled us to join in for 3 days...More

Thank 9HappyTrails
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

A day trip with Colin Gillard through the Somme battlefields is something every Australian should experience if in this area. His passionately delivered information and knowledge is something we have never experienced. 'Do yourself a favour' and book a trip. He focuses on any WW1...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 9 June 2016

My wife's grandfather fought in the Somme area during WW1 1918 in the AIF and with the help of our excellent guide Colin, we visited many of the places his Battalion fought. We were lucky enough to be the only two on the tour that...More

Thank Poolini
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11 April 2016|
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Response from Myduckie | Reviewed this property |
We used Cobbers Battlefied Tours last September but I am not aware of them having a B and B. However they did the hotel booking for us at the Hotel Grand Universe in Amiens. The hotel was included in the cost of the tour... More
21 December 2015|
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Response from CPBC_MGR | Reviewed this property |
Cobbers Battlefield Tours made all the hotel bookings for us and it was as previously advised the L'Univers' situated within walking distance to the train station and within a mall with plenty of shopping and restaurants and... More
Glenis Z
25 January 2015|
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Response from Glenis Z |
Thank you. I think it would be amazing and really hope to include it in our itinerary. Thanks for the advice.