School Crime & Punishment Trip To York & Ripon
Explore 19th century prisons, discover the history of the police and take part in a trial!
School Residential Trip to Yorkshire
Discover the history of chocolate in the UK & learn about the darker side of York's history.
Geography Trip to the Yorkshire Dales
Discover how these spectacular landscapes have been created by physical processes.
Frequently Asked Questions
To make the most of everything York has to offer, we would recommend spending at least 2 days in the city on your school trip.
York is a small city and it's very easy to get around on foot, making it an easy option for school trips.
Whatever your reason for visiting York, you must set some time aside to visit the iconic York Minster. And if your group is interested in history, then York Castle Museum and York Dungeon are definitely worth a visit. We would also recommend including a visit to York's Chocolate Story, which will go down a treat with your students!
There are several free things to do in York. One of our favourites is the National Railway Museum, which tells the story of Britain's railways and the important impact they had on British society. You could also take a stroll through the Museum Gardens, which include the 13th century ruins of St. Mary's Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. You could also walk the city walls - while most parts date back to the 13th century, some date back to Roman times! And if you visit in December, make sure you check out the Christmas markets!
Yes, York offers great opportunities for a variety of subjects, including history, geography and music, and is also a great base for a school residential trip!
Why choose Halsbury?
Here are just a few reasons why teachers choose Halsbury for educational school trips that inspire.
School trips designed by teachers for teachers
Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.
School trips tailored to your curriculum
We'll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure your school trip is a truly educational experience.
Health & safety prioritised
As a proud Assured Member of the School Travel Forum, the health and safety of your group is always our priority.
Support every step of the way
We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.
Financially secure school trips
We're ABTA bonded and all our air tours are ATOL protected, so you can be sure that your school trip is financially secure.
Rewarding loyalty scheme
You'll earn loyalty points from your very first school trip with Halsbury. These can be used towards a discount on your school trip or a free gift for your school.