Historical Battlefield Tours
Each of our Battlefield Tours have been carefully researched to deliver all encompassing experiences describing the campaigns and tactics of each battle but also giving insight into the human perspective often discussing particular individuals that served.
All of our forthcoming Scheduled Battlefield Tours to are listed below.
The War Poets created some of the most powerful expressions of the human realities of the Great War which were instrumental in leading to a fundamental re-appraisal of the utility of war after the armistice and have moved generations of readers ever since. find out more and book
The battlefield of Austerlitz has changed little from 200 hundred years or more ago and we spend a fascinating two days exploring it entirely on foot. All in the company of TCE Founder, Alan Rooney. find out more and book
This tour travels the sparsely populated sandy pine-covered ridges and marshes of Western Poland. It follows Frederick the Great's campaigns throughout German Silesia. find out more and book
This tour provides a rare opportunity to explore traditional Russia. From its smaller provincial towns and vast countryside landscape to its mighty capital you can discover the diversities of this enigmatic country. find out more and book
Some six million Poles died during the Second World War, half of whom were Jews murdered in the forests in the east of the country or the death camps set up after the German occupation. find out more and book
Often referred to as the 'classic' Peninsular War tour, this eight-day battlefield tour visits some of Wellington's most notable battles and sieges during the period 1809 – 1812. find out more and book
This tour, a natural progression from our popular ‘Wellington in Spain’ and ‘Sharpe’s Peninsular’ tours, is led by Nick Lipscombe. Our route roughly follows the Great North Road from Madrid towards the great French border fortress of Bayonne and thence eastwards to Toulouse. find out more and book
Following the success of the 2016 tour, The Cultural Experience’s own Alan Rooney and Ashley Truluck are once again inviting guests to join them on a walking tour of the Waterloo Campaign. find out more and book
We shall examine the four battles for Cassino, through the mountains which, while spectacularly beautiful now, saw the death of so many of both sides during the fierce battles in an unforgiving Italian winter. We will visit the scene of the Anzio landings, and ask whether it could, as intended, have brought an end to the campaign. find out more and book
For a time British power in India – the jewel in the British Empire crown - hung by a thread. With so much at stake on both sides, it was a near run thing, with bravery and treachery in equal measure, and larger-than-life characters on each side... find out more and book
This fascinating study of the Anglo-Zulu War takes us to ground that has hardly changed since the memorable events of the period, all set amongst spectacular scenery still populated by Zulu tribes and an abundance of wildlife. find out more and book
This tour encompasses all the major actions fought by Sir John Moore’s army: Sahagún, Benavente; Astorga, Cacabelos, Lugo and the last battle: that at Corunna. find out more and book