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Experience the WWI battlefields...with an NST cadets trip

Reflective trips for cadet groups in Northern France & Belgium.

If you’re seeking to deepen your cadets’ understanding then our WWI battlefield trips offer a memorable range of thought provoking & hands-on visits to various sites of the Great War during the centenary commemorations.

Your cadets will reflect on the scale of the conflict and the conditions their predecessors endured as well as the impact of war and what lessons we have learnt in the years since.

The WWI battlefields are an ideal destination for your group’s first overseas adventure. Within easy reach from the UK, we’ll tailor an itinerary to meet the specific needs of your cadets group. 

WWI battlefield trip experiences


Lay a wreath in remembrance at The Last Post Ceremony.


Showing well preserved original British trenches and covered passageways.


Get hands on and take a close look at a range of WWI artefacts at the Château.


Visit the resting place of 11,956 soldiers in the world's largest British Military Cemetery.


This memorial features the names of over 73,000 men who died and have no known graves.


Focusing on the physical aspects of WWI, including a unique dugout and trench experience.

Stay at our château

NST's Château Ebblinghem is perfect for cadets groups. Ideally located just 45 minutes from the Channel ports, our château is close to a wide range of fun and interactive cultural experiences.

Benefits of staying at our château... 

  • Safe & secure purpose-built accommodation
  • Support from your own dedicated Group Co-ordinator
  • Outstanding private grounds & recreational facilities
  • FREE organised evening activities tailored to your group
  • Enjoy a wide range of exciting visits close by

A guided experience...Exclusive to NST!

Benefit from an NST Guide for local knowledge. All our history guides are professional academics, historians and writers. They have an incomparable knowledge of history as well as an ability to communicate their learning in a way that will enlighten and stimulate your cadets. 

Find out more about our history guides...

Performance opportunities for military bands

We now also offer cadet bands the opportunity to perform to new and appreciative audiences on a music tour!

Perfect for cadet groups seeking to build confidence and performance abilities, whilst experiencing a new setting and different culutre. Call for details!

2 days from only £129pp

This great value price includes: 

  • Full board accommodation, packed lunches available to fit around your itinerary
  • Return executive coach transport & use of the coach throughout your stay
  • Free evening activities
  • Services of your own Group Co-ordinator throughout your stay
  • Extensive group travel insurance & 1 in 8 free place ratio

Price based on 40 paying passengers travelling in February 2021 from a selected departure point.

Whatever your requirements for your WWI battlefield experience, we can help to get your ideas off the ground!

Call us today on 0845 293 7970 or enquire using our short enquiry form to receive your quote within one working day.