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York 1 Night

 Explore the historic city of York on this ready-made tour

 This overnight school trip to York is just the right amount of time to expand pupil’s knowledge and interest in England’s heritage. York is one of England’s oldest cities and is renowned for its history and tangle of quaint cobbled streets, making it a perfect destination for school children.

Make the Streets of York Your Classroom

This ready-made, 1-night itinerary to York is perfect for busy teachers. Our years of experience mean we know all the best sights and attractions to include, ensuring that all pupils get a truly amazing experience.

Pupils can travel back in time to the year AD 948 (complete with smells!) at Jorvik Viking Centre and can immerse in history at the terrifying, yet thrilling York Dungeon (not to be missed!).  Suitable for learners of any age, York is the perfect destination for both primary and secondary schools. Contact The School Travel Company today to start arranging your next school trip to York.

“Thank you very much, we had a great time. Our children will remember this trip for a lifetime.”

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Beautiful city with a remarkable past.


  • DAY *1*

    Travel by private coach to York.

    Your first visit is to one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals- the York Minster. This truly inspiring cathedral will amaze you with its beauty, history and incredible gothic architecture.

    You’ll then head off to climb to the top of the historic Clifford’s Tower and immerse in centuries of history at one of York’s most iconic sites and experience stunning views over the ancient city.

    No trip to York is complete without a visit to the Jorvik Viking Centre, which will be your final visit of the day. The Jorvik Viking Centre is a museum containing lifelike mannequins and life-size dioramas depicting Viking life in the city. At JORVIK Viking Centre you are standing on the site which revealed some of the most astounding discoveries in modern archaeology.

    After your tour, you’ll check in to your accommodation. In the evening, take a leisurely walk into town and take a night tour by boat on the River Ouse. The perfect end to the day!

  • DAY *2*

    After breakfast, you’ll check out of your accommodation and head off to your first visit of the day- the very impressive National Railway Museum. Here you will Immerse yourself in the home of iconic locomotives and an unrivalled collection of engineering brilliance!

    The final part of your tour takes you to the terrifying York Dungeon which is a must-see, thrilling attraction for older children (8+). Prepare to come face to face with the mighty Vikings and learn all about their Saxon enemies before meeting some of York’s most notorious characters including the (in)famous Guy Fawkes and local witch Isabella Billington as history is brought to life before your eyes! Feel the dark shadows of the black plague and experience the fearsome torture chamber as you laugh, learn and scream your way through the cities most ‘orrible history! With live actors, dark history, immersive sets and amazing special effects… the only question is are you brave enough to step into the depths of the York Dungeon?

    After your final visit, you’ll travel back to school having experienced some of the best sights of York.

contact us now to book this ready-made, no-hassle, great-value trip on 01384 398 893

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  • Travel by private coach
  • Free educational resources
  • 1 night Bed and Breakfast accommodation
  • Free itinerary booking service
  • Meals as selected
  • 1:10 free places for supervising adults


  • Entry to places of interest (we’ll send you all costs with your quotation)
  • Insurance (Let us know if you want to include this)

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