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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
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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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Remembrance Day

ON THE 11TH OF NOVEMBER AT 11 O'CLOCK THE COUNTRY STOPS SILENT...

Created on 29th July 2011 at 14:53pm by Sara Dryden
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Ypres Battlefield Tour - 'Back Roads Moment'

RECENTLY I WAS ASKED TO ACT AS RELIEF DRIVER FOR ONE DAY AROUND YPRES FOR ONE OF OUR BATTLEFIELD GUIDES, MARK BANNING...

Created on 29th July 2011 at 14:56pm by David Brookman
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Tunnellers Memorial

You would have thought that there were enough Memorials to those who died on the Western Front, but Peter Barton feels different about it...

Created on 27th September 2011 at 10:33am by Mark Banning
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Falmouth Oyster Festival

The oyster season starts again in October and is celebrated in Falmouth at the annual Oyster Festival. Thanks to regional fishing practices in regions such as Cornwall we can continue to enjoy local varieties alongside their Pacific cousins....

Created on 29th July 2011 at 15:28pm by Charlotte Pinnock
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