Accommodation

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This beautiful B&B which offers the services and features any small hotel would envy, is located at the epicentre of the battle of the Somme. Once ravaged by gun and shellfire, No.fifty6 is now an oasis of peace and tranquility in the beautiful French countryside.

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Located in the village of Guillemont within the heart of the Somme battlefields area, Guillemont Halt is a self catering holiday home which can accommodate up to 11 guests in spacious and comfortable surroundings.  The house has a unique feature from the 1914-1918 war.  An infilled German bunker has been discovered under the location of the original house, which was rebuilt after the 1914-18 war. The bunker and stairway was excavated during the recent renovations and a glass panel has been installed in the living room to show a small part of the dugout.

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Situated in the quiet village of Hardecourt aux Bois at the point where the British and French Armies launched into The Battle of the Somme, Chavasse Farm and Snowden House at Longueval are ideally situated for exploring the Somme battlefields.  The Farm is within walking distance of some of the most infamous battlefield sites, including Guillemont, Maltz Horn Farm, Trones and Bernafay Woods to name but a few. Delville Wood is four minutes and Thiepval, The Ulster Tower and Albert are just fifteen minutes by car.

Just like thousands of soldiers and pilgrims before you, Talbot House welcomes you to stay the night.  Through its authentic atmosphere and unique location near to the Poperinge market square, the Old House offers a unique historic overnight stay.   Many other accommodations might well be situated near a historic site or provide a great view onto one, but staying at Talbot House means becoming part of its history. is there a better way to relive the past and touch history?

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Eateries

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Popular and interesting Bar & Restaurant . Lunches and evening meals are available, and there is a great deal of First World War material on display, including a life-size trench system! Groups are welcome, but must book in advance.