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The Western Front Experience

For Academicals and Parents 


With the 100th anniversary commemorations of the war in recent memory, there is interest in the period by those looking to learn more about it. With this in mind, The Edinburgh Academy is now planning to run an adult education experience for friends of the school who wish to go to the battlefields of the Western Front to learn more about World War 1.

Trip Highlights

  • Visit the battlefields of the Ypres salient, Loos, The Somme & Passchendaele
  • Learn from local expert guides at Hooge Museum, Newfoundland Park & the Passchendaele 1917 Memorial Museum
  • Learn of six Academicals that served during the great war
  • Learn the background of the war before you go at a special dinner at Henderson Row
  • Share a social experience including a range of meals and a drinks reception in Ypres on arrival


16th – 19th May 2020 4 Days from £699
20th – 23rd May 2020 4 Days from £699


For information on the full trip, please:

  1. Download the brochure and fill out the booking form below or
  2. Get in touch if you have any questions you would like answered


For more information contact 


Book now to follow in the footsteps of history
Please fill out the below form to register for the trip. You will receive a confirmation email that we have received your request. We will then be in touch with information on how to pay your deposit.

The Western Front Experience - Booking Form
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