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Autumn is one of the most wonderful times of the year to go on a school trip, with fewer crowds, cheaper prices & the beautiful colours of Autumn bringing so many places to life…

There are lots of great places enjoy a school trip in the Autumn months. We’ve narrowed it down to our five favourite Autumn destinations to offer you some inspiration for next year. These include the Lake DistrictEdinburgh, BarcelonaPoland & Ironbridge 

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Check out our Top 5 Autumn destinations below and explore our website for more ideas and inspiration. 

Plaça Reial, Barcelona

The Lake District, Cumbria

Autumn is one of the most peaceful times to visit the Lakes. It’s also one of the most spectacular, as the leaves in the valleys change to the most beautiful colours. See the magnificent landscape on a river cruise and then enjoy a variety of indoor visits from the Beatrix Potter museum to the Lakes Aquarium.

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The Lake District

Ironbridge, Shropshire

Ironbridge in Shropshire is an ideal place to visit in Autumn with the golden leaves transforming the landscape.  An overnight trip to Ironbridge gives you the opportunity to discover some of the award winning museums, from stepping back in time at Blists Hill Victorian Town, to walking across the magnificent bridge and seeing the stunning views of the local area.

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Although Edinburgh can be slightly wetter than the summer months in October, the sunshine hours are virtually the same, making this a great time to visit! This beautiful city is steeped in history and home to many fascinating visits, ranging from the Royal Fortress at Edinburgh Castle, to the Royal Yacht Britannia in Leith, and the Big Bang at Dynamic Earth.

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Barcelona, Spain

Autumn season is when Barcelona, one of the top cultural cities of Spain, comes alive. The weather is better, the crowds are minimal and the colours of the trees are incredible. Top sights including Sagrada Familia, the Picasso Museum, Nou Camp and so much more!

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Barcelona Harbour

Krakow & Auschwitz, Poland

Autumn in Krakow is one of the best times of the year to visit the city, with golden trees, cooler temperatures & fewer crowds. Auschwitz-Birkenau, the most infamous of Nazi Germany’s concentration camps, is perhaps the main reason people choose to visit Krakow. Many schools also like to visit the Jewish District & Wieliczka Salt Mine.

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Krakow, Poland

We’d love to help you organise your next Autumn School trip and hope you’ve been inspired by our article. To get a quote, email us at info@theschooltravelcompany.com

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