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.



"A wonderful weekend and extremely thought provoking. Everyone should "Walk With Me"."

- Marie Schmid

What our guests say

31st May 2016

The Somme is looking beautiful, the farmers toiling in their fields and lots going on as the region prepares for the Centenary commemorations. Despite what is reported in the press, the French fuel strike has not been a major problem here. Though fuel has been in short supply for a few days, it seems things are about back to normal with no queues or rationing in Albert. The service stations on the A1 and A26 between Calais and us also have fuel. All our guests staying with us in the last week have all got fuel with no queues. We will continue to monitor the situation and update our guests who are due to travel in the next weeks and days. Here is a round up of other news from no.fifty6 as we head towards the Somme Centenary.

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On this day, one hundred years ago the plans for the Somme offensive were put into action with the beginning of...

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