Letters extra: party's bad behaviour

6th July 2001 at 01:00

I visited Sanctuary Wood in Belgium on Tuesday June 19 and the behaviour of an English party of teenagers encouraged by their teachers filled many foreign and English visitors to these preserved World War 1 trenches with disgust.

They treated it like a Disneyland adventure playground. I hope the teachers will recognise themselves from this letter

Sylvia Hames

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