Educational Experiences

As an accurate replica of the Hawthorne Trench used in the Battle of Somme, the trench is open for educational purposes and tours for school and group bookings. This a rare opportunity to discover how soldiers really lived in the trenches, handle real First World War uniforms, equipment and weapons and learn about the dangers men faced daily on the frontline. Guided tours with a historian can be arranged.

Please email for bookings.

Hawthorne Trench WW1 Educational School Experience

Check out our new video filmed by the great guys from The History Project who came along to film pupils from Swingate Primary School experiencing life in the trenches.

Posted by Hawthorne Trench on Saturday, 15 February 2020