Gunner Tours provides tours for people interested in artillery on the battlefield. It is designed for:-
– Groups seeking to understand the part artillery played in battles throughout history
– Those interested in the development of artillery technology and tactics.
– Those seeking to Understand the experience of the men and the few women who served the guns.
Gunner Tours are led by Gunners. Our Guides know how the part played by artillery, its technology and tactics.
They can bring to life the stories of the guns.
Gunner Tours has been set up to provide battlefield guides and subject matter experts with Gunner expertise to inform visits to Battlefields. The role of artillery and the experience of gunners is not well understood by the general public, Nor do many battlefield guides have the expert knowledge to explain gunnery matters ..
Even in the serving army, many gunners are unaware of the part their predecessors played other than, perhaps, the battle which gave them a battle honour. As we approach the centenary of the Great War .many people with family or service connections deserve to have the chance to hear the Gunner side of the story..