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WHAT IF I HAVE SOME QUESTIONS?

Simply give us a call, email or use the Enquiry Form on the Contact page. We're here to help and are often available to respond evenings and weekends.

WHAT AGES ARE THE TOURS SUITABLE FOR?

Our tours genuinely suit most people. Our tours usually comprise couples, friends and individuals aged from 40 to 70. We have a requirement for reasonable fitness, and each itinerary includes a guide to distances and the terrain involved. We'll happily discuss this with you.

Any bookings involving under 18s should be made by phone so that we can confirm tour suitability, check the availability and pricing of family rooms and discuss safeguarding arrangements.

HOW DO YOUR TOURS COMPARE TO OTHERS?

Take a look at "Our Standards", "Our Story" and "Testimonials & Videos" to see what goes into making our tours truly special and different.

As a small tour specialist we take huge pride in the quality and individuality of our tours, from the genuine expertise and accessible friendliness of our founder-director-guides, to our commitment to your happiness and comfort. We've personally tested the well-located hotels and know all the sites and vistas in our itineraries, sharing our discoveries and the very latest interpretations that you won't find in any of the history books.

Our all-inclusive high quality standards are greatly appreciated by our guests, from food to drink, to our carefully crafted itineraries, whilst our tours are a day or two longer than most. We provide a greater depth of experience, sharing unique places and tales that we've personally uncovered, whilst giving you the time to absorb and enjoy the places we visit.

Choosing Campaigns & Culture is the best decision you can make when selecting a Battlefield or Campaign Tour.

DO YOU DRESS UP?

No. Battlefield Tours are sometimes confused with Re-enactment. That is an entirely different field requiring huge commitments of time, money, professionalism, armament and uniforms. We often meet re-enactors and admire what they do, but with us you're on holiday.

DO YOU MAKE UP THE TALES OF SOLDIERS, LIKE SHARPE?

There is some great historical fiction around, but it is all influenced by the amazing original memoirs, letters and accounts of those who were really there. All the eras we cover enjoyed rising literacy standards from humble private upwards, so there is a great wealth of real history, tales of daring-do and genuine first-hand accounts to draw on, much of it discovered by our guides. This is what we convey, and you'll find that truth is often stranger than fiction!

We do refer to historical fiction, often when we're debunking widely accepted "facts". Many of our tour guests grew their interest in real history through a fascination with historical fiction so it is all to be encouraged.

HOW DO I BOOK?

You can book online or phone us. We're generally available outside normal office hours, and will also respond evenings and weekends.

HOW MUCH IS THE DEPOSIT?

Just £300 per person. This can be paid in any major currency to suit you, by debit, credit or charge card, or by Paypal. You'll receive an immediate booking acknowledgement and payment receipt by email. We'll then confirm with your Booking Confirmation and be in touch to discuss any special interests that will make your tour really special to you.

WHAT ABOUT YOUR DISCOUNTS?

We offer Early-Bird, Loyalty, Family & Group Discounts on all our Scheduled Small Group Tours.

  • Early-Bird: A saving of £200 to £300 per person for our earliest bookers. Once each tour is filling up these can be withdrawn without notice, so be quick!
  • Loyalty: Join us on tour, and you qualify for special reductions on other tours in the same and the following year, even if the Early-Bird discounts have gone.
  • Family & Group Discounts: By gathering friends and family, bookings of 4 or more receive a £200 to £300 per person discount per person.

Discounts cannot be combined, but we'll automatically apply the highest available discount to your booking. The discount is applied to your Final Invoice and is confirmed in your Booking Confirmation. Do contact us if you'd like to check any prices.

HOW DO YOUR VOUCHERS WORK?

Ideal for Holidays, Birthdays and Anniversaries, you can buy our vouchers in any multiple of £100. These can be used against any 2018 or 2019 tour booking. We can add a special message, and can send the voucher to the purchaser or direct to the beneficiary - it's all on the online order form, or just phone us and we'll be happy to help.

When the beneficiary is ready to book, they simply enter their individual voucher code whilst booking online, or state it whilst booking by phone. Easy!

WHEN DO I PAY THE FINAL BALANCE?

We require full payment to our bank account 10 weeks before the tour commences. We'll send you a Final Invoice a few weeks before payment is due.

IS THERE A CONTRACT?

All our bookings are made subject to our Terms & Conditions. There is a link to these at the foot of our website, and we'll send you a copy with your Booking Confirmation. If there is anything you're unsure of just let us know.

IS MY MONEY PROTECTED?

Yes, you can book with total confidence. We fully comply with the Package Travel, Package Tour Regulations. Your deposit and balance payment are fully insured through the Travel Vault scheme. More details are at the foot of this page, with full details in our T's&C's.

Battlefield Tours Finest Waterloo Battlefield Tour

OUR NEXT EVENT

The Waterloo Association

Warminster, 29th September 2018

Sharing a platform with Andrew Field, author of Waterloo: The French Perspective, Robert will present and debate the evolving versions of the defeat of the French Imperial Guard at Waterloo.

Using original Belgian, British, Dutch, French and German sources, maps and plans, the early and the latest histories, we'll bring fresh thinking to this most controversial of topics!

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Historical Tours Battlefield Tours Malvern Festival Military History

OUR NEXT BUT ONE EVENT

Malvern Festival of Military History

Hanley Castle, 7th October 2018

Chairing "A Close Run Thing" with celebrated historians Charles Esdaile, Alan Forrest, John Hussey & Jacqueline Reiter, Robert will draw on many of the momentous events of Waterloo, the campaign, the uncertainties, the interpretations, the what-ifs and the ramifications had the day gone just a little differently.

Campaigns & Culture are proud to be official supporters of this major event from 5th to 7th October.

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