No.fifty6

Your Oasis on The Somme

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Welcome to no.56

TripAdvisor awards

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 five 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 and winner of the prestigious Excellence Award in 2017.

 

 

"I am writing, on behalf of us all, to thank you so much for the welcome and hospitality we received when we stayed with you. From the moment we sat under your gazebo with a glass in hand to the time we left we just felt as though we were in the company of friends.

The tour with David was extremely interesting, particularly going to places off the beaten track that do not appear in the guidebooks, and his knowledge and commitment were very apparent."

- Anna Fowler, May 2014

What our guests say

31st March 2018

Happy Easter everyone. Is it spring already? The clocks have gone forward an hour. It doesn’t feel like it weather-wise as apart from the odd glorious sunny day the weather continues changeable, mostly chilly and some heavy showers. Still there are signs of spring with blossom appearing and the daffodils in full bloom. This month there is a lot to report here – it has been a very busy month with lovely guests, The Spring Offensive, Building Work achievements and some more sad chicken news. Most of all though we wanted to wish everyone a Happy, Healthy, Peaceful Easter.

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@Scarletboy44 It’s been better lately but advise is still to park outside one of the Serre cemeteries and walk up the lane to the Park.

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