Welcome to no.56

Your oasis on the Somme

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2014This 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.



"Thank you for all the care you took to make our visit to the Western Front so memorable & successful. Without your attention to detail we would not have felt so relaxed and without all your information & advice would not have achieved so much in our searches for family wartime service."

- David and Anne Harvey, Rutland, August 2013

What our guests say

30th November 2014


We have had great weather in November. Guests who have come at this time of year have been able to see the landscape in all its glory and have had mainly dry, sunny days for exploring. Now the sugarbeet is being harvested in the fields and the grass at No.fifty6 has just had its final cut of the year. This month we have been thinking about Remembrance with 11th November at the core of commemorations, but there are forthcoming times to remember too. We also celebrated our 2nd anniversary at No.fifty6.

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France 3 Picardie reporting on the Breton Commemorations. It is 100 years ago today that over 1000 Bretons were... http://t.co/DEHpbNT5l0

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