WHICH ONE ARE YOU
Are you interested in history, a pilgrim, searching for a family story, or a simply looking for a journey of self-discovery? Embark on an unforgettable holiday along the Western Front Way, where remembrance, history, learning and stories intertwine to create a very unique experience. Immerse yourself in the rich historical narratives brought to life by the numerous museums, memorials, cemeteries and battle sites along the trail. Explore the stories of your own ancestry and connect with those of others, forging a deeper understanding of the impact of conflict on families and communities across the world. The Western Front Way is a remarkable avenue for personal growth, for schools to visit and as a pilgrimage for so many. It is a place you can learn, empathise, and develop a profound appreciation for the complexities of our shared human history.
Discover the Western Front Way and experience a unique part of global history. With the app, you’ll have everything you need to plan, pack, and embark on a journey of a lifetime.
What You’re Saying…..
“Thank you again for your advice last year…I started again at Noyon last week and am now near Suippes. Having the WFW app makes all the difference.” – Andrew A. walking the WFW
“I would reflect how much better off I was than the soldiers who had fought on the soil along which I was walking. Blisters! Pah! The soldiers had to endure far worse” – Sir Anthony Seldon; walking the WFW
A TRAIL TO REMEMBER
THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME
This is an accessible challenge that can be enjoyed as a solo adventurer or with your family, for a weekend, a week or longer, according to your abilities and timings.
The Western Front Way offers a unique way to fundraise for military and other charities and could inspire your chosen organisation, family and friends to be part of this modern way to remember.
It’s an opportunity to explore your own family stories.
The hike and the bike trails are similar but not identical, due to terrain and accessibility. The app offers content for both trails but they vary dependent on where and how you choose to travel.
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- Kilometre Zero
- Chemin Des Dames
- Butte de Montsec
- Menin Gate
- Vimy Ridge
- Maison Blanche German Cemetery
- Sir John Monash Centre
- Thiepval Memorial