Political History School Trip to Belfast
Start your school politics tour of Belfast with a guided walking tour of the city centre covering the history of the Troubles, led by our specialist guides. For politics students, we offer a very special educational visit involving a presentation by an Education Officer and a tour of the Stormont Parliament buildings. The tour may also include one or more of the following activities: a Q&A session with the MLAs, a talk by Assembly staff or an activity session, such as a mock election. Follow this with a visit to the Titanic Quarter. The Dockyards in which the ship was built have been preserved and a brand new centre has recently been opened to tell the story of the Titanic, from its birth to its tragic maiden voyage.
Specifications & Topics Supported:
AQA A Level: Unit 1: People, Politics and Participation, Unit 2: Governing Modern Britain, Unit 4B: Ideologies in Action
Most Popular Activities
Flight to Belfast and transfer to hotel
Meet guide for walking tour of the city covering the history of the troubles
|Day 2||Stormont Building||The Titanic Experience||Flight back to England|
This price includes:
- Return flights to Belfast
- Private coach transfers to/from Belfast airport
- Guided walking tour of the city
- Guided tour of Stormont
- 1 night's bed and breakfast accommodation
- Detailed information pack
- Travel and medical insurance
- Experienced Itinerary Manager
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Jurys Inn Belfast
The Jurys Inn Belfast hotel has 190 spacious and comfortable bedrooms, each of which are equipped with an en suite, complimentary toiletries, a TV with freeview and free Wi-Fi.
Facilities include an all day Costa Coffee bar located within the hotel, as well as an in-house contemporary restaurant which offers two and three course meals from 6pm.
Ideally located in the city centre, this hotel is minutes away from many of Belfast's most popular attractions.