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 Winner status in the B&B category of Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice for 2015.
"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."What our guests say
31st May 2015
This month we report on our chickens and their names, work at Lochnagar Crater and one family's story of their grandad who served and survived the war. Last month we introduced our 6 chickens. The girls are now settled in and loving their life here at no.fifty6. They roam around the garden by day. We have had the odd naughty moment, a cucumber plant scratched to bits, seedlings tray knocked over, gravel scratched all over the patio…but they are the most adorable girls each with a character and the eggs are wonderful and they are laying well. Clever girls.Read more