Welcome to no.56

Your oasis on the Somme

This 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 had such a wonderful time. I positively loved every minute of our trip and you're quite right, it was far too short, especially our stay with you both."

- Andrew Desborough, Wales

What our guests say

22nd April 2014

Many things inspire us at No.fifty6 – the history, landscape, nature, people - but it was a 7 year old and his heartfelt acts of remembrance which have left a lasting impression on us recently.
In April we welcomed 3 generations of the Harker family to No.fifty6. Grandad Jim and dad Mark had stayed with us before, but this was 7 year old Rees’ first visit to The Somme.

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