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Waterloo Re-Enactment Weekend


4 days from £329pp

About the tour: Waterloo Re-Enactment Weekend


Tour Introduction

On this anniversary tour, join us for the annual re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo. See what a British or French camp would have been like in 1815 and watch as re-enactor groups re-enact the historic battles-where the British clashed with Napoleonic forces. We also spend time exploring the Waterloo battlefields, visiting the Wellington Museum, the farms of La Haye Sainte and Hougoumont and Lion Mount Visitors’ Centre, all whilst we walk the fields and see where they fighting took place.

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Tour Includes


  • 3 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Historical Guide
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by executive coach
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(Deposits from £50pp)

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Tour Itinerary

Jun 16

Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in Belgium for a three-night stay.

Jun 17 & 18 - Re-enactments & the battlefields

We spend two days exploring the battlefields of Waterloo. We visit the Wellington Museum in Waterloo, see the key farms of La Haye Sainte and Hougoumont, and walk the fields where the fighting took place. We visit the Lion Mount Visitors’ Centre, see the unique Waterloo panorama and climb the steps up the Lion Mound to get a spectacular view of where history was changed forever. On this weekend, several re-enactor groups usually set up ‘battle camps’ and battle re-enactments so you can see what a British or French camp of 1815 was like, see drill, camp life and equipment.

Included meals: Breakfast

Hougoumont

Hougoumont (2)

Key Visits

  • Hougoumont
  • Wellington Museum
  • La Haye Sainte
  • Lion Mount Visitors Centre

Jun 19

Return home.

Included meals: Breakfast



 

Specialist Battlefield Guides

All of Leger’s battlefield tours are accompanied by specialist guides. Their individual in-depth knowledge of warfare will be informative, as well as enhance your overall experience, as they recreate a fascinating perception of the history and factual events of each battle. Discover the actual catalysts for war, the strategies employed and the final, inevitable outcomes, as well as experiencing the emotional human side of the front line.

Please note: On certain tours, you may get tour guides other that the ones listed below.

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Hotel

You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Mercure Brussels Airport. The hotel has a lift, restaurant and bar.

Travel Options

All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.

When it comes to getting to the Battlefields, Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you choose from.

Executive Coach

Executive Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Drinks machines
  • Onboard toilet
  • Reclining seats

Travel Extras

With an overnight stay or the option to meet us at the interchange, our travel extras allow you to create a travel experience to suit your needs...

Stay overnight near Dover

Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

You can park for FREE for up to seven days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £38 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

Join coach at Interchange

Join your tour coach at the interchange.

On most tours if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines.

Excludes tours to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

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