Escape to the UK and Ireland and uncover the fascinating culture and history of England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Explore the lands famous for their medieval castles, breath taking landscapes and scenery, and the Loch Ness Monster!
As well as the must see sights, immerse yourself in the culture and discover what it is really like to live in these magnificent countries. Stay with a host family who will open their home and share their way of life as you dine on traditional foods. Learn from a local historian, become a Knight of the Realm and meet a local parliamentarian. Bring your classroom lessons to life and inspire your imagination with this immersive educational experience of a lifetime.
Welcome to England! Introductions to your Tour Manager and motor coach driver mark the commencement of your program.
If time permits, head to Windsor for a walk through this charming Thame-side town dominated by Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in England.
Enjoy one of the most spectacular views of London from the tallest observation wheel in the Western Hemisphere, The EDF Energy London Eye. This astonishing 443ft high ride provides a fantastic panoramic view of the city from 32 enclosed air-conditioned capsules.
Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace encompasses colourful spectacle and British pageantry. The privilege of guarding the Sovereign traditionally belongs to the Household Troops, better known as ‘the Guards’, who have carried out this duty since 1660. During the Changing the Guard ceremony, also known as ‘Guard Mounting’, one regiment takes over from another.
Explore the must-see Tower of London and make sure you take in a viewing of the 23,000 gems that make up the Crown Jewels collection. As a prison, The Tower of London was home to famous prisoners as Elizabeth I and Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, where she was tried and executed!
Cruise the River Thames taking in many of the city's famous sights. It is here on the River Thames that the beautiful Tower Bridge is located. You may remember during the London Olympics, the Olympic rings hung on this bridge making this iconic beauty even more spectacular.
End the day on a high in the famous West End - London’s equivalent to Broadway. Take in a performance at one of the city's best known theatres and enjoy a glitzy show.
A Blue Badge Guide - an expert on England's capital, will guide you through London’s many world famous sites, attractions and buildings often seen in the movies. See the lions in Trafalgar Square, the magnificent Palace of Westminster, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge and the most famous clock in the world, Big Ben.
Attend a prestigious educational London venue for your Parliamentarian Briefing. Today is all about politics, you will take part in an exclusive meeting with a current or former Member of Parliament. This unique opportunity exclusive to ECE explores the British Constitution and discusses the respective roles of the House of Commons, the House of Lords and the Monarchy, and England's long standing political relationship with other nations.
Spend time discovering Warwick Castle, where you will have time to explore the magnificent medieval fortification overlooking the river Avon. Are you brave enough to join the Earl of Warwick's celebrated army? This evening, you will be whisked back in time and invited to train as a soldier in a specially recreated medieval encampment at Warwick Castle! You will be taught the arts of sword fighting, bill drill training and other pre-battle rituals before being treated to the spectacular sight of the firing of the world's largest trebuchet (catapult). Demonstrate your fierce battle poses in preparation of your training with a massed army photo, which you will be able to take away, along with your new skills and fantastic memories in this ECE Exclusive Experience.
An opportunity to eat fish and chips from an award winning 'chippy' (fish and chip shop). Join the millions of Britain’s who enjoy this tasty fresh dish a British tradition which dates back over 150 years.
Spend some time exploring the wonderful roman city of Chester, which was once the capital of Great Britain. Receive a guided orientation from your Tour Manager of the Amphitheatre and the fortress walls.
Welcom to Wales! Receive an introduction to the local sights, culture and main activities you will participate in during your time in Wales before taking part in a 'Student Adventure Meal'.
Today is all about challenge, excitement and energy! Get ready for a day full of adventure and personal growth through interactive and challenging workshops. You will have the opportunity to learn leadership skills, set personal goals and step outside your comfort zone to truly harness the power of positive thinking! Conquer FEAR by abseiling 75 feet off a tower wall at Penrhyn Castle!
Suitable for students aged 14 – 18 years old
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Typically £1,995 per person based on the following terms and conditions
Suitable for students aged 14 – 18 years old
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