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In The Footsteps

Award Winning Battlefield & Heritage Tours

In The Footsteps® Tours

With so many companies offering battlefield tours and heritage tours it’s difficult to pick the one that’s best for you. With In The Footsteps it is what you want that matters and our award wiining service is guaranteed to meet and even exceeed your expectations.

Our tailor-made service is totally flexible; you tell us where you want to go, when and for how long, and we design a tour just for you.

Our flexi-tours follow a set itinerary, you still tell us where you want to go, when and for how long, but you follow one of our set itineraries.

Our Group tours are designed to meet the needs of an organisation, association or school wishing to explore the battlefields. These can follow a set itinerary or have an itinerary specifically designed to meet your group's needs.

Our Coach Tours are set itinerary tours that take place on set dates.

Our Battlefield Studies are specifically designed packages for military formations and units. These are different to our battlefield tours and are designed in consultation with the formation or unit to meet the specific outcomes of the commander.

Battlefield Tours

Our award winning battlefield tours are designed to take you on a journey discovering the battlefields, and the story of the battles fought across them, around the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and further afield.

Heritage Tours

Our award winning heritage tours are built upon our experience touring the battlefields and are designed to take you on a journey discovering the wonderful heritage and history behind the castles, stately homes, towns, cities and villages of the United Kingdom.

CASTLES OF BRITAIN

Castles Tour

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COUNTRY HOUSES

Country House Tours

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TOWNS & CITIES

Towns and Cities Tour

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Why Travel With In The Footsteps®

In The Footsteps have over 16 years’ experience in designing and providing top quality tours to battlefield and heritage destinations across the United Kingdom, Europe, and many other destinations around the world.

Our award-winning service is second to none and our team of historians and guides are recognised for their excellence. On an In The Footsteps tour you can be sure that your enjoyment and satisfaction are guaranteed.

Corporate Livewire Awards
Heritage Tour Experience of the Year
2020 and 2021

Tripadvisor Travellers Choice

2021

Hall of Fame
2012 to 2020

Lux Life Awards


Best Battlefield & Heritage Tours Agency
2020 and 2021

UK Enterprise Awards 2021

M&A Today Global Awards

Best Historic Battlefield Tour Operator
2021

M&A Today Global Awards
Best Historic Battlefield Tour Operator
2020, 2021 and 2022

Midland Enterprise Awards 2021

Our team of battlefield historians and guides are selected for their experience, depth of knowledge, enthusiasm, and ability to tell the story in an entertaining and engaging way. Most are accredited members of the prestigious International Guild of Battlefield Guides. This means they endeavour to maintain high levels of good practice commensurate with the Guild's ethos.

Will Townend Award

The International Guild of Battlefield Guides Will Townend Memorial Award
awarded to Ian Gumm, our CEO and Battlefield Historian, in January 2020.

Your money is protected. In The Footsteps are bound by the tour operators’ regulations and all monies paid to us are held in a holding account and cannot be drawn down by us until the tour is complete.

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Deposit Free & COVID Money-Back Guaranteed Tours for 2021

In the Footsteps are offering to design and organise your tour free of charge. We will not require any deposit and will plan and organise your tour ready for your arrival without you having to spend a single penny. Payment will not be required until eight weeks prior to your tour’s start date and even then, we guarantee that you will receive a full refund should your tour be cancelled due to Government imposed COVID restrictions.

Group tours will require a deposit to meet the requirements of our partner hotels. However, check out our very low deposit terms and refund promise if your group tour is cancelled due to Government imposed COVID restrictions.

COVID-19 – Code of Practice

In these uncertain times, people considering taking a guided tour may understandably have concerns about their health and safety. We understand these concerns and have put in place measures to ensure that you will be in capable hands. Our COVID-19 – Code of Practice has been added to this website for your reference COVID-19 – Code of Practice

Pocket Guide Apps

D-Day Explorer

D-Day Tour

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Battle of Crecy

Battle of Crecy Tour

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Ross-on-Wye

Ross-on-Wye Tour

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Page last updated: 6 November 2021