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York 2 Nights

See all the main sights and highlights of this Walled City
One of our bestsellers, this residential to York is perfect for pupils learning about the Romans, Vikings, Anglo-Saxons or Victorians. Pupils can count the towers and gateways along the city walls, and stroll down one of the most remarkably intact medieval streets in England.

Explore what the Medieval City Has to Offer on Your Next School Trip

Steeped in history and packed with fantastic attractions, this 2 night school trip to York combines the best in educational experiences.

The Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Normans have all left their mark. Pupils can experience world class attractions such as Jorvik Viking Centre, The National Railway Museum, The Castle Museum, and York Minster.

York is an ideal educational travel destination for any school group, suitable for all ages. Educational resources available from KS2 onwards, meeting the requirements of the National Curriculum in all subjects. This 3 day tour ticks all the boxes, and is ready-made for you to book today.

“Charlotte was fantastic – so helpful throughout the whole organisation of the trip. I couldn’t have done it without her”
York Street Sign
Breathtaking Medieval city to explore


DAY *1*

Travel by private coach from your school 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.

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.

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

After your tour, you’ll check in to your accommodation.

DAY *2*

After breakfast you’ll head off to visit the Eden Camp where you’ll see the story of the Second World War recreated using sights, sounds, smells and moving figures. 

Finally have a stroll into town after dinner for a night tour on the Ouse by boat.

DAY *3*

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 Murton Park, where you will take part in a themed workshop which is tailored to suit the Key Stage Two curriculum. Take part in a range of award-winning activity relating to the time period you are studying.

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

Book your school for an educational and inspirational trip to York that students and teachers will love. Call us today on 01384 398893

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