Your school multisport tour to York will leave your students with a greater enthusiasm for their sport, greater confidence in their skills and a stronger bond as a team.

We can arrange friendly fixtures against local opposition of a suitable standard for a number of sports, including football, netball, rugby, cricket and hockey. And before your fixtures, we’ll arrange for you to enjoy a self-led training session at a local venue, to make sure you’re fully prepared.

When you’re not on the pitch, court or field, there’s plenty of exciting activities and excursions in and around York. One of our favourites is the walking tour of York’s most haunted places – and there are lots of them, thanks to the city’s long history! You can learn more about the city’s history at Jorvik Viking Museum, or York Castle Museum. And make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to visit York Minster, one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals.

Suggested Itinerary (3 days, 2 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Depart for York

Arrive at accommodation

Ghostly walking tour with guide

Evening meal at accommodation

2

Breakfast at accommodation

Self-led training session at a local venue

First friendly fixtures against local opposition

Evening meal at accommodation

3

Breakfast at accommodation

Check out of accommodation

Second friendly fixtures against local opposition

Travel back to school

Arrive back at school

3 days, 2 nights Price from £200 pp
  • 2 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return executive coach travel
  • 2 friendly fixtures against local opposition
  • 1 self-led training session
  • Ghostly walking tour of York
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • VAT

Accommodation

Excursions

Jorvik Viking Centre

Jorvik Viking Centre

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When you visit Jorvik Viking Centre, you'll learn about what life was like more than 1,000 years ago when… Read More

York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum

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

The Ghost Hunt of York

The Ghost Hunt of York

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The Ghost Hunt of York happens every night whatever the weather. You will be taken around the most haunted places in… Read More

York Minster

York Minster

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The second-largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, York Minster is one of the most magnificent buildings in the UK… Read More

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

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I have found Halsbury to be efficient and patient with my never-ending questions and keeping me updated with requirements. The team are excellent and I felt like they couldn’t do enough for me. In fact, I have already recommended them! — Malvern St. James Girls' School , June 2023

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
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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.

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Our Accreditations

We are a Member of ABTA, which means we are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct.

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.

Financial protection for coach tours

For non-flight packages, the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for Halsbury Travel (5493), and in the event of their insolvency. ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Halsbury Travel. 

Financial protection for flight trips

All air tours and flights arranged by us are also **ATOL protected**. Our ATOL number is ATOL 5079. Protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom.