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£155
2 nights accom. & travel  for 40 students and 4 staff

English school trips to Stratford-upon-Avon

English school trips to Stratford-upon-Avon

Expand the imagination and creativity of each student in your English class with a school tour to Stratford-upon-Avon – Shakespeare's birthplace and the home to his wife's cottage along with his mother's farm. Stratford-upon-Avon truly is a step-back in time and a walking tour will allow students to learn about how the life and history of Shakespeare has had an impact on the town itself. Our specialists can coordinate a Royal Shakespeare Theatre tour as well as workshops where teachers can decide the text the students will work on to help them understand the dialogue in a new and exciting way. The opportunity to investigate landscapes and historical contents that influenced Shakespeare’s works is an invaluable experience and this school trip will greatly benefit English studies when returning to the classroom.

 

Suggested Itinerary

Sample 1 night/ 2 day

  • day
    1

     

    • Arrive in Stratford-upon-Avon
    • Royal Shakespeare Theatre backstage tour
    • Evening RSC performance
  • day
    2

     

    • Shakespeare’s Houses
    • Return to school

Accommodation

Stratford Upon Avon Accommodation - Honiley Court Warwick

YHA Stratford-Upon-Avon

  • Budget accommodation
  • Ideal for young groups

YHA Stratford-Upon-Avon is located just outside the city centre, making it perfectly placed for visiting the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare’s Birthplace.

Location: The hostel is located just outside the city centre, a short coach ride from the main attractions

Facilities:The hostel offers a games room with pool table, shared kitchen, café, bar, restaurant and outdoor terrace.

Accommodation: Students are accommodated in multi-bedded dorms with shared facilities. Twins and single rooms for adults with some en-suite rooms available.

Meals: Breakfast and evening meals are taken at the hostel with optional packed lunches.

Stratford Upon Avon Accommodation - Holiday Inn Express- Warwick

Holiday Inn Express, Warwick

  • Ideal for groups
  • En-suite facilities throughout

Location: Based in Warwick, the Holiday Inn Express is only a short drive (approximately 20 minutes) from Stratford-upon-Avon.

Facilities: The hotel offers free Wi-Fi throughout, bar and snack facilities.

Accommodation: All guests are accommodated in twin-bedded, en-suite rooms. Each room has a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, plus tea and coffee making facilities.

Meals: A continental breakfast is provided at the hotel and evening meals are available at nearby local restaurants.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.


Subject Specific Excursions

Shakespeare's Birthplace

This restored 16th century house is believed to the birthplace of William Shakespeare in 1564 is now open as a museum.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Guided tours allow you to explore both the public and private areas of this famous theatre. Learn about the Royal Shakespeare Company or watch a production.

Guided Walk of Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Students can explore how Shakespeare’s work relates to his life when visiting his wife’s cottage, a thatched farmhouse with stunning grounds and gardens, which overflow with beautiful blooms, and traditional shrubs. Close by is the Holy Trinity Church where both William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway are buried.

Stratford Town Ghost Walk

Take a walk around the town’s haunted streets and see how professional actors use language and expression to bring their sinister stories to life. Learn about the 17th century haunted tearoom and the ghost of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Hall’s Croft

Owned by Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna Hall and her husband, this stunning home showcases true 16th century architecture providing an insight of what life was life in this time.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

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English school trips to London

English school trips to London

With our bespoke English studies school trip to London your students have the opportunity to discover the influence London has had on many leading writers. Touring the streets reveals the urban settings of many novels based around the city and you can offer your group the experience of witnessing some of the literacy landmarks like the Bloomsbury district and Poet’s Corner. Take a visit to the iconic Shakespeare’s Globe which was specifically designed as an outlet for the Bard’s myriad works, here your students can experience the traditional English dialect being performed as it would have been in historic times. Our English school tours to London are sure to ignite a passion and new found appreciation of English in your group.

Suggested Itinerary

Sample 2 night/ 3 day

  • day
    1

    • Arrive in London
    • Walking tour
  • day
    2

    • Madame Tussauds
    • Workshop at Shakespeare’s Globe
    • Evening Show (West End or Globe).
  • day
    3

    • London Eye
    • Return to school

N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price... Request a quote >>

Accommodation

London Accommodation - Royal National Hotel

Royal National Hotel

  • Fantastic central location
  • Great value accommodation in the heart of London

In terms of value and location, the Royal National Hotel in London is second to none. Located just off central Russell Square, the hotel is close to the British Museum and within good walking distance from the West End.

Location: The Royal National Hotel is only a 5-minute walk from the British Museum and is right opposite the Tavistock Square Gardens.

Facilities: The hotel boasts two restaurants, two bar/lounge areas and meeting rooms are available for hire. The hotel is entirely wheelchair accessible.

Accommodation: Twin or triple rooms are normally offered for students with singles or twins for staff. All rooms are en-suite with televisions and tea & coffee making facilities.

Meals: A free full English breakfast is available. Evening meals can be booked upon request.

London Accommodation - Hillspring Lodge

Hillspring Lodge

  • Ideal for coach groups
  • Quiet location with easy access to central London

Hillspring Lodge is ideal for coach groups as it offers on-site parking & convenient access into central London. Located in leafy Willesden Green, it offers comfortable rooms & excellent indoor & outdoor communal spaces.

Location: Willesden Green, a short walk from Jubilee Line (Zone 2) allowing easy access into central London

Facilities: Spacious communal areas, including restaurant, bar & lounge. Free tea/coffee & water throughout the day. On-site coach parking. Meeting rooms available to book (for up to 25 people) at a supplement.

Accommodation: Groups are usually accommodated in 4 bed dorms with washbasins, shared bathrooms & toilets are located on corridor, with additional facilities in the basement. A small number of ensuite rooms are available. All rooms have free lockers & free wifi. The hostel is staffed 24 hours & operates a security card system to limit access to rooms/areas of the hostel & has comprehensive CCTV coverage.

Meals: Buffet breakfast is included. Packed lunches & evening meals available.

London Accommodation - Safestay

Safestay London Elephant & Castle

  • Great central base
  • Superb on-site facilities

Located on the edge of Zone 1 & 2 in central London, Safestay London Elephant & Castle is a great central base, with easy access to some of London’s most iconic landmarks and attractions. The hostel boasts a beautiful Georgian style exterior with a modern and vibrant interior.

Location: Located a 5-minute walk from Elephant & Castle train station in central London. Very close to the Imperial War Museum.

Facilities: Free Wi-Fi provided in the lounge and bar area. 24 hour reception, providing luggage storage. Onsite restaurant, bar, lounge area, games area with a pool table, table football, TV and vending machines. Large garden/sun terrace area to unwind in after a busy day.

Accommodation: Groups are usually accommodated in 4 or 6 bed dorms (bunk bed). A majority of the rooms have ensuite facilities and lockers.

Meals: Continental buffet breakfast in the hostel’s restaurant. Bar style snacks and meals are served at the restaurant in the afternoon and evening including burgers, lasagne and pizza.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.


Subject Specific Excursions

Walking tour of London

Make the most of your visit to London by hiring a qualified and knowledgeable Blue Badge guide. By foot, public transport, or coach – your guide will help you make the most of your visit.

Shakespeare's Globe - Theatre Workshops

Based under Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, this engaging and informative exhibition explores the life of Shakespeare. A fascinating guided tour inside the theatre reveals the story of its reconstruction and you can organise a workshop for your students to participate in.

West End Work Shop

Show-specific workshops - we work with a variety of well-established companies who can provide workshops relating to a specific West End show you are seeing. It is possible to arrange a short Q&A with a current or ex-cast member to get an insider’s view behind the scenes of your favourite show (Subject to availability).

The Making of Harry Potter

Warner Bros. Studio Tours is an extraordinary world of authentic props, costumes, models and wizardry. Appreciate the incredible detail of the sets, investigate the technology of animatronics and enjoy sheer magic watching your students ride their broomsticks.

Theatre trips

Seeing a West End show is very popular for school groups in “Theatreland”, with over 13 million spectators per year. Along with New York's Broadway, West End theatre is considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English speaking world.

Madame Tussauds

Millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains just as popular as it ever was. Mingle with your favourite celebrity wax figures at one of London's most famous attractions.

Chocolate Films Workshop

A unique opportunity to participate in a half or full day workshop with this independent film company, enabling participants to take their creativity, imagination and skills to the next level. Drama students will love the “Script To Screen” day – incorporating acting, directing and production design, whereas the Tablet workshop encourages students to create movies using the technology at their fingertips.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

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