You’ll visit York Castle Museum, which is housed in 18 th century prison buildings. Here, you’ll get a flavour of what life was really like in the original cells. You’ll also get to meet some of the most infamous inmates, including notorious highwayman Dick Turpin!
You’ll also enjoy a day focused on crime and punishment at Ripon Museums. Your students will be able to take part in a trial at the Courthouse, enjoy lunch at the Workhouse and take part in a Sinkler Brothers role play at the Police & Prison Museum. You’ll also enjoy a tour focusing on early policing, poaching and transportation, as well as what it was like to ‘do time’.
York Castle Museum is housed in 18th century prison buildings. Now you can get a flavour of what life was really like in the original cells and see some of the most infamous inmates brought to life in this fascinating exhibition. Experience a brutal and crooked prison and meet our most notorious prisoner: the legendary highwayman, Dick Turpin. York Castle Prison focuses on the lives of eight former inmates, including Turpin.
Depart school and travel to York
Visit to York Castle Museum (optional Crime & Punishment workshop)
Time to explore York city centre
Option to visit York Dungeon, York Minster or York's Chocolate Story
Check in to accommodation
Evening meal at accommodation
Depart York and travel to Ripon
Crime and punishment day at Ripon museums
Late afternoon departure from Ripon
Return to school
- 1 night's half-board accommodation
- 49-seater executive coach
- Access to the Vamoos app to download all tour-related travel documents
- Crime & Punishment day at Ripon Museums
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Itinerary planning service
- VAT at current rate to tour operators
- Visit to York Castle Museum