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The Triumph of the Longbow

4 Day Tour from £649.00

The Longbow was the key weapon of its period and dominated battles in the medieval world: the ‘Triumph’ of the Longbow was that it often tipped the balance in battle, leading to victory. This tour, led by Dr Michael Jones, a leading expert, looks at the ro

Itinerary

4-Day Tour

  • Day 1 – Local departure by coach, then to Abbeville in Northern France for a three night stay. Dinner
  • Day 2 – This morning we travel to Le Crotoy, where the English imprisoned Jeanne d’Arc prior to her execution. Following a break for lunch we spend the afternoon visiting the XV Century castle at Rambures. Built during the 100 years war, we see the castle's unique architecture and explore the wonderful garden. Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 – Drive to the Field of Agincourt. Surprisingly the battlefield itself has changed little, with the ‘funnel’ formed by the flanking woods still very obvious, and we can walk the ground as details of the battle, tactics and weapons are discussed. Picnic lunch. We will visit the informative Visitors’ Centre, and as today will feature the annual reenactment of a battle of the period, we shall take the opportunity to watch the re-enactors in all their splendour and wander around the authentically recreated camps. Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 – We now move onto the Crècy Campaign. We walk the field itself and explore the battlefield before returning home. Breakfast

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