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School Residential Trip to Yorkshire

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A school trip to Yorkshire gives your students the opportunity to learn and develop outside the classroom.

Visits to the historic city of York for the Chocolate Story and to Hull for one of the UK’s largest aquariums allow students to gain or develop their skills and personal relationships, and how to manage their academic, personal and social lives in a positive way.

Plus, you’ll have the chance to spend a morning on Yorkshire’s beautiful coast, perhaps at Scarborough, the original seaside resort, or in dramatic Whitby, with its ruined abbey and links to Dracula.

Suggested Itinerary (2 days, 1 night)

Day 1/2



Visit to York Dungeon



Visit to York's Chocolate Story or York Maze



Evening at accommodation

Day 2/2



Drive to the coast and visit Scarborough, Whitby or Filey



Visit to the Deep aquarium in Hull



Return to school

What's included?

  • tick icon1 night's half-board accommodation
  • tick icon49-seater executive coach
  • tick iconAccess to the Vamoos app to download all tour-related travel documents
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconEntry to the Deep Aquarium
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:8
  • tick iconGuided tour of York's Chocolate Story
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconVAT at current rate to tour operators

Cultural activities and visits

The Deep Aquarium

The Deep Aquarium

One of the UK's largest aquariums the Deep is home to 5000 animals including sharks, rays and penguins. Workshops, presentations… Read More

York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum is actually housed in prison (a debtors' prison and a women's prison) buildings, which were themselves built… Read More

York Dungeon

York Dungeon

Visit York Dungeon to experience 2,000 years of York's darkest history. You'll meet some very shady characters and, if your… Read More

York's Chocolate Story

York's Chocolate Story

In the 19th century, York's Quaker families opened their own cocoa houses and chocolate shops, leading to the city becoming… Read More


YHA York
YHA York

After a £1 million renovation completed in 2013, the YHA York is now ready to welcome school groups. The hostel offers modern rooms and facilities in a historic location with a 24/7 café, bar, games room, pool table and wi-fi in public areas. Students are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, with teachers in twins or singles.

Supporting you every step of the way

1 Creating Your Perfect Trip

We'll tailor make your school trip to meet your specific requirements

2 Launching your trip to parents and students

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3 After you've booked

Your dedicated Itinerary Coordinator will work with you on the finer details of your trip

4 While you're away

You'll be able to reach us 24/7 during your trip if you need our help

5 After your trip

Head back to our resources section to continue the learning

Need help?

Gail Biggins — Tour Adviser

Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.

Gail Biggins
A jam-packed itinerary with an excellent ‘hop on, hop off’ service for a fulfilling day trip in Ypres. Plenty of room for adjustment in the event of delays, which was particularly useful. Free time for students was enjoyable for them and the chocolate shop trip was well worth it! — Eden Girls' School Waltham Forest

Your School Trip is Fully Protected

As a fully-accredited school travel company, booking with Halsbury Travel offers you complete peace of mind. Our accreditations are your guarantee that:

  • Your school trip will be fully financially protected
  • Your group’s safety will be prioritised
  • Your trip will be a quality educational experience

Safety prioritised

As an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum (STF) we have an effective Safety Management System in place.

As well as reassuring you that your group's safety will be prioritised at all times, this will also help you to meet your due diligence and reduces the amount of External Provider paperwork required.

Financial protection

Our Accreditations

Our ABTA bond means all our school trips are financially protected. Plus, all air tours and flights arranged by us are also ATOL protected.

Quality educational experiences

The Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge is your reassurance that Halsbury Travel is committed to offering LOtC activities that are safe and beneficial to learning.

The Halsbury Difference

School trips designed by teachers for teachers

Originally founded by teachers in 1986 and with several former teachers in our team, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and work hard to relieve them.

Trips tailored to your curriculum and learning objectives

We’ll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure it meets your particular requirements.

Rewarding loyalty scheme

Work together with other teachers in your school to save thousands of pounds on future school trips with our multi-trip loyalty scheme!