Your school music tour to Cardiff and the West Country will offer your ensemble the opportunity to perform some incredibly prestigious venues in both England and Wales.

You can perform at Salisbury Cathedral, Bath Abbey and Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, where appreciative audiences will love hearing your sacred repertoire.

And when you’re not performing, you’ll have the opportunity to explore this fascinating corner of the UK, with a wide range of cross-curricular visits available, from Stonehenge to the SS Great Britain!

Venues

Llandaff Cathedral View
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Llandaff Cathedral

LLandaff Cathedral is the Anglican cathedral of Cardiff and was built in the 12th century. It's endured severe...

Bath Abbey View
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Bath Abbey

Beautiful Bath Abbey is in the heart of the city, close to the Roman Baths. A Grade 1 listed building...

Salisbury Cathedral View
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Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral is considered one of the best examples of Early English architecture and is truly magnificent. Built over the...

Suggested Itinerary (5 days, 4 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Travel to Cardiff

Afternoon to visit the Welsh capital including the castle and Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre

Check into hostel for evening meal and games

2

Visit the Millennium Stadium

Visit to Llandaff Cathedral for an afternoon performance

Evening meal at hostel

3

Travel to Bristol

Visit to the SS Great Britain

Check into hostel

Evening meal at hostel

4

Travel to the Roman town of Bath

Visit to Bath (ideal for shopping)

Late afternoon concert at Bath Abbey and possibility of busking in the main square outside the Pump Room

Return to hostel for evening meal

5

Travel to Salisbury with a stop at Stonehenge

Visit to Salisbury and afternoon recital at Salisbury Cathedral

Travel home

5 days, 4 nights Price from £336 pp
  • Executive coach travel
  • 4 nights' half-board accommodation with students in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twin/singles
  • Organisation and promotion of 3 concerts
  • Access to the Vamoos travel app
  • Detailed final itinerary
  • VAT

Accommodation

Excursions

Cardiff Castle Tour

Cardiff Castle Tour

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Learn more about Cardiff’s rich history at Cardiff Castle. Choose from a guide or audio tour. Depending on the events programme, you might be able to take part in a ghost tour, warrior school or underground cinema experience.… Read More

Principality Stadium Tour

Principality Stadium Tour

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Head to the stronghold of Welsh rugby with a tour of the Principality Stadium. Visit the Press Conference Suite, the first XV changing room, walk down the players’ tunnel and get a great view of the pitch from the VIP hospitality suite.… Read More

SS Great Britain

SS Great Britain

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Step aboard this incredible former passenger steamship designed by one of Bristol's greatest sons, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Once the longest passenger ship in the world, it's now a fascinating museum. … Read More

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Bristol Zoo

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We The Curious (Science Museum)

We The Curious (Science Museum)

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We The Curious is a fantastic interactive science museum and arts centre in the heart of Bristol. It's also home to UK's first 3D planetarium.… Read More

Bath Abbey

Bath Abbey

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Beautiful Bath Abbey is in the heart of the city, close to the Roman Baths. A Grade 1 listed building, it was founded in the 7th century and rebuilt in the 16th century, with major restoration taking place in the late 19th century.… Read More

Pump Room Bath

Pump Room Bath

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Enjoy coffee and cake, lunch or afternoon tea at the world-famous Pump Room in Bath. You can even try some of the water - although be warned it does have quite an eggy taste!… Read More

Jane Austen Centre

Jane Austen Centre

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Jane Austen spent a considerable amount of time in Bath. It is, therefore, fitting that the city pay tribute to her at this exhibition examining her life and works, as well as the Regency period during which she and Bath were at their prime. … Read More

Stonehenge

Stonehenge

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You can't visit Wiltshire and the West Country without stopping at perhaps its most famous monument - Stonehenge. This prehistoric stone circle is considered a British cultural icon, although debate still rages as to its original purpose. … Read More

Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral

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Salisbury Cathedral is considered one of the best examples of Early English architecture and is truly magnificent. Built over the course of less than 40 years in the 13th century, the cathedral is home to the best of the four surviving original copies of Magna Carta.… Read More

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I love when I get the chance to go on tour with a group and see first-hand the dream that I've helped to make into a reality. – Alison Fox Music Sales & Product Manager

Don't take our word for it …

The highlight of the trip was playing at the Menin Gate remembrance service. The orchestra and choir received lots of positive comments from lots of people and a ‘high class’ comment from one of the organisers. I was allowed to say the Exhortation – what an honour! — The Cooper School , August 2018

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