Home

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..

Who is Gunner Tours for?

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.

About

The business is owned by Gunner historian and tour guide Frank Baldwin. 

He has been working as a battlefield guide since 1989. Since then he has taken groups and individuals on over 150 tours covering military history from Caesar to the Cold War. Frank holds Badge No 8 of the Guild of Battlefield Guides.

Blog

WHY DID THE GUNNERS WANT TO BOMBARD LANGEMARCK CHURCH?

Serendipity is about happy accidents.  There is a small interpretation centre at the entrance to the German cemetery at Langemarck. One of the slides shows Langemarck church as a heap of rubble – with an doorway suggesting at some dug out complex in in the crypt. It’s a striking image to compare with the rebuilt …

Contact

Gunner Tours 

info@gunnertours.com

Mobile +44 7813179668