Back-Roads Blog


ANZAC Day on the Battlefields in France 2011

A moving tale of personal discovery on Back-Roads Anzac Day Tour 2011 as Andie discovers the burial site of her great uncle on the Western Front.

Created on 4th July 2011 at 16:22pm by Mark Banning

Travelling La Belle France with a Back-Roads Guide

Travelling with Back-Roads through France is a unique opportunity to experience the real French culture. Andy Steele has lived in France and has been guiding with Back-Roads Touring for several years and introduces you to life in France.

Created on 26th May 2011 at 09:14am by Andy Steele

What's Happening in the UK and Ireland in 2011?

There are always a great number of interesting and fascinating events across the UK each year. This is your one stop guide to some of the best.

Created on 12th June 2014 at 14:08pm by Charlotte

Grab a great touring deal!

There are still great travel deals to be had with Back-Roads Touring!

Created on 29th July 2011 at 14:33pm by Charlotte

Kent and Sussex - A charming slice of England

More than a just a commuter county for London - Kent is a beautiful county with a rich history, home to Tudor manor houses, stately homes and castles. We discover more of Kent's hisorical past..... 

Created on 14th September 2011 at 10:40am by Mike Wilson

Wales - best explored along the back roads

A land of miners and farmers, poets and preachers, the little Principality of Wales punches above its weight in the realms of culture and landscape.

Created on 14th September 2011 at 10:40am by Mike Wilson

Meet a Back-Roads Expert

During these shows you will find out all about our Europe Tours, Battlefields Tours and Garden Tours. Ther will be also chance to talk about your Tailor Made Private Travel to Europe

Created on 29th July 2011 at 14:34pm by Charlotte Pinnock

Anzac Day Dawn Ceremony

There is no doubt that this recently introduced commemorative service on the Western Front to commemorate the ANZAC soldiers is very much an event to attend, and so much easier to get to than the Gallipoli peninsula.

Created on 12th June 2014 at 13:26pm by Backroads Touring

Life as a Back-Roads Battlefield guide

Working as guide for Backroads Touring has given me many privileges, but the greatest treat is to accompany a relative to the grave of a fallen soldier, one of the many from around the world that lie at peace in the immaculately maintained Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries in Belgium and Northern France.

Created on 14th September 2011 at 10:38am by Mark Banning

Back-Roads Touring on WTM in London

We were delighted to take part in the annual World Travel Market (WTM) in London this year.

Created on 14th September 2011 at 10:39am by Backroads Touring
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