School Trip to York


School Trip to York

Take a school trip to York where you can find some of the finest museums in the country and all within walking distance of the pedestrian centre. This beautiful city is full of rich culture and history, magnificent architecture and makes the perfect base to explore the Yorkshire countryside. Whilst there is plenty of history learning opportunities, other subjects can easily be catered for – get in touch to find out more.

School Trip to York

More to See

  • Yorkshire Museum
  • Museum of Farming
  • Castle Museum
  • York Art Gallery
  • Merchant Adventurer’s House
  • Yorkshire Dales
  • North Yorkshire Moors

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Day 1

Visit Ripon Museums on the way to York to explore the Courthouse, Prison/Police and Victorian Workhouse museums to understand poverty in Victorian times and to explore the treatment of criminals.   Arrive in York mid-afternoon and settle into your accommodation. After dinner in a local restaurant, enjoy a chilling Ghost Walk around the city!

Day 2

In the morning, head to the award winning Jorvik Viking Centre to experience educational talks, workshops and activities on a variety of Viking topics followed by a visit to the nearby DIG Archaeological Adventure Centre where pupils can become archaeologists for the day. Have lunch on a River Ouse boat trip with City Cruises then explore the myriad of interesting shops and soak up the atmosphere of this vibrant city. After dinner at your accommodation, enjoy a fun evening ten pin bowling.

Day 3

Start the day with a trip to the National Railway Museum in the centre of York followed by an open top bus tour around the city. In the afternoon, visit York’s Chocolate Story for an educational talk and chocolate making demonstration. Just before dinner, if you dare, step into York Dungeon where all of York’s horrible histories come to life!

Day 4

Depart your accommodation and head to Lightwater Valley Theme Park to let off some steam. Educational talks on the science of a rollercoaster is guaranteed to fire the imagination! Have some more fun before starting your journey home.

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    Preferred Attractions
     Yorkshire Air Museum York’s Chocolate Story The Original Ghost Walk of York JORVIK Viking Centre Hop-on, Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour of York DIG An Archaeological Adventure City Cruises York

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    Here at School Trips UK our dedicated school trip team have over 20 years’ experience in the travel industry and we pride ourselves in delivering bespoke tips that make learning fun and engaging.

    At the start of your enquiry we will research the best accommodation for your chosen destination as well as transport providers if required, and one agent will keep in touch with you throughout the process to ensure you are happy and kept in the loop right to the end of your visit.

    All trips can be arranged around a particular subject or subjects and we can include workshops, talks, company visits and other relevant activities accordingly. Everything for your trip would be individually sourced, from local restaurants for your meals to evening activities such as ghost walks or ten pin bowling.

    Before you depart on your trip you’ll be provided with detailed itineraries, all booking information, travle maps if required and 24 hour emergency contact details.

    We Include:

    • Transport
    • Quality Accommodation
    • Entry to attractions
    • Evening meals
    • Packed lunches
    • FREE teacher places
    • Information packs
    • Personal guides available
    • Risk assessments
    • 24 hour support

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