Suffocated by the smoke: An eyewitness account of the Battle of Waterloo

Rees Howell Gronow, an officer at Waterloo, wrote of his experience in his memoir.

Three reasons to visit Waterloo

Find out why Waterloo is the place to visit at the moment – and it’s more than just a battlefield.

Battlefield medicine 1815

An insight into medical treatment on the battlefield during the Napoleonic Wars.

Infantry, cavalry and artillery

Find out more about how these different branches of the army came together to fight in the Napoleonic Wars.

Battle re-enactments

Antony Mason finds out more about this interesting hobby in Waterloo.