Your Oasis on The Somme

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Welcome to no.56

This beautiful, boutique style 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 Winner status in the B&B category of Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice for 2 consecutive years, 2016 and 2015.



"As B&B owners you have clearly found your absolute forte in life"

- Katrina McGurk, Leicestershire. June 2013

What our guests say

31st July 2016

It has been an eventful, busy, thought provoking month on The Somme. We will capture here, some of the key events and happenings in this past month. For us, the important thing is that Remembrance has been at the centre of the commemorations and our guests have been moved and inspired in equal measure as they remember the fallen. We are pleased to report that the security measures put in place around The Somme to protect us all, meant that the commemorations were without incident. However, we have been shocked by recent terrorist attacks in France which have rocked our adopted homeland. In our piece of rural France it is difficult to comprehend man’s inhumanity to man. We hope for peace in our time just like the men who were here 100 years ago. So what has been happening this month?

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We had the honour of helping Bruno Sauty with his translation of his song "Terre de Combat". It was wonderful to...

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