No.fifty6

Your Oasis on The Somme

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Welcome to no.56

TripAdvisor awards

This beautiful B&B which offers the services and features any small hotel would envy, 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. Delicious, locally sourced evening meals are an option - the best times are had around the No.fifty6 dining table discussing all sorts of things. All diets catered for, all food prepared and cooked with love. David and Julie are hosts without compare. It is what they love to do. 

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.

Need help with latest travel requirements due to Covid rules? - No problem we can help. We will facilitate anything to help you make your stay as smooth and hassle-free as possible. And of course we are a Covid compliant establishment. 

You won't find us on any hotel booking sites, Airbnb etc. as we prefer the personal approach from start to finish. It is one of the things that marks us apart. 

We are delighted to have been awarded Winner status in the Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice for 2 consecutive years, and winner of the prestigious Excellence Award in 5 consecutive years. It is why our guests come back again and again. 

 

 

"Many thanks for the way you looked after Leisa and I last weekend. Your accommodation and meals were excellent, your conversation enlightening and the information of the memorials and history in the area was pivotal in ensuring that we properly recognised the significance of the sacrifice made by Thomas Patrick Shannon. I will thoroughly recommend to our families and friends who travel there over the coming years to try and stay at Number 56. To all Australians who have an interest in the Somme and its history, I would suggest you contact David and Julie to use Number 56 as a base in the area.
Regards to you both, Tim and Leisa Corcoran"

- Tim & Leisa Corcoran, Adelaide, Australia

What our guests say

31st December 2021

New Year, New Hopes and Dreams, Here’s to 2022.

1st January,  the dawn of a New Year which we hope will be filled with good times for all, and above all health and happiness. We would like to thank everyone who sent us cards and festive messages and we would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Let’s hope the world helps heal us all in return for looking after the planet,  that Omicron is the beginning of the end of the pandemic and we can all get on with our lives  and plan with some certainty. We know we have missed human togetherness, we had episodes of it through the autumn which was a breath of fresh air with guests around our table, and we can’t wait to see you all again. So what has been going on...

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