Welcome to no.56

Your oasis on the Somme

TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice 2015This beautifully refurbished, boutique Bed and Breakfast is located at the epicentre of the battle of the Somme. Once ravaged by gun and shellfire, No.fifty6 is now an oasis of peace and tranquility in the beautiful French countryside.

From the moment you enter the warm and tranquil guesthouse, you’ll be welcomed with cake, coffee and captivating stories in the lounge. This is the beginning of your wonderful stay in the historic village of La Boisselle, Northern France.

With four artistically decorated bedrooms to choose from, each with its own en-suite shower, free Wifi, and tea and coffee making facilities, you’ll be spoilt with serene comfort, sumptuous breakfasts and enviable views from every window.

Prepare to walk in the footsteps of the fallen and fill your senses with the sights, sounds and emotions of the Battle of The Somme on our Walk With Me experience, or simply enjoy a slice of café life in the nearby French towns.

We are delighted to have been awarded a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.



"Just a quick note to thank you both for your hospitality last week.
We felt very welcome and at home at number 56 and we all thought it was an ideal base for our battlefield visits."

- David Barras - Northumberland, August 2013

What our guests say

31st December 2014

A massive THANK YOU to everyone who sent cards and messages in response to our Christmas e-card in December and we look forward to meeting again in 2015 with new stories to share. We would also like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy New Year.
December saw two major commemorations in the area. The first commemorated the Breton soldiers killed in Ovillers and La Boisselle in December 1914.

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On this day 100 years ago, the German RIR120 received a shipment of 60,000 sandbags to increase the fortification... http://t.co/Z4XhLjJ0Uw

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