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 are delighted to have been awarded a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
"A line to to say thank you for such a lovely three days at Number 56. You are such splendid hosts and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay with you. Also a thank you to David for an interesting guided tour and all the other excellent advice.
Everything was superb and to a very high standard. We wish you continued success and many visitors in the future.
We loved the area and No 56 in particular."
31st October 2014
The weather has been lovely in October: misty mornings, warm sunshine by day and very little rain. The crops are harvested, though some maize remains and winter wheat planted. The landscape is back to its rolling best. This month we have had ceramic poppies, remembrance, recycling and Le Tour De France on our minds!Read more