Welcome Discount for Every New Teacher
As a teacher/lecturer booking with us for the first time, you can SAVE £30pp on your next school/college trip to the USA and other long haul destinations and £10pp on UK and Europe destinations.
EXTRA! Double Your 'Welcome' Discount for February 2020 Trips
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Locate My Trip Included in Every Tour
Locate My Trip is the easy, convenient way for your school to follow your group’s location whilst on tour and, has been specifically designed to provide reassurance to both parents and teachers and is included as STANDARD in all our tours.
We Take Responsibility
For every school and college who take a trip with us, a Maya nut tree will be planted in Peru supporting reforestation and we pledge to offset an additional tonne of CO2 through the Brazilian Amazon deforestation project. Learn more here.
Leisure & Tourism Trips to London
As London is a main tourist destination this is a great tour for any student studying Leisure and Tourism. The London Eye, Buckingham Palace Tour, Tower of London, Madame Tussauds are just some of the places to visit. Then go to a West End show to finish your tour off!
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Group Rail travel to London, drop bags at your accommodation||Visit the London Dungeons and Thames River Cruise||Dinner and West End Show|
|2||Visit to Madame Tussauds||Wimbledon Guided Tour or London Eye||Return Group Rail Travel|
|Morning||Group Rail travel to London, drop bags at your accommodation|
|Afternoon||Visit the London Dungeons and Thames River Cruise|
|Evening||Dinner and West End Show|
|Morning||Visit to Madame Tussauds|
|Afternoon||Wimbledon Guided Tour or London Eye|
|Evening||Return Group Rail Travel|
Price Shown includes
- Return rail travel (based on the fare from Birmingham stations)
- 1 night B&B accommodation
- Specialist group travel insurance
- Bespoke itinerary planning service
- Free place ratios
- Locate My Trip - live trip tracking app
- Online trip organiser & travel app
- 24/7 support whilst you are away
Reasons to Visit
Madame Tussauds is one of London’s most popular tourist attractions with over 400 wax works of celebrities, politicians, pop stars and actors. Educational packs to support the Leisure and Tourism curriculum for Key Stage 4 and 5 are available to enhance your visit.
Discover the all new, bigger and bolder London Dungeon now next to the EDF Energy London Eye. With a full cast of 20 brilliant actors in 18 new shows, rich sets, special effects and 2 new exciting rides, we’ll take you on a unique 90 minute thrill-filled journey through 1000 years of London’s murky past.
Thorpe Park Theme Park Workshops
Thorpe Park can offer schools a 45-minute talk. The talks focus on the development of the park into a leading enterprise in the leisure and tourism industry. Talks can be tailored to your needs and cover subjects such as Guest Care, Health and Safety, Marketing, Human Resources, Geography, Design and Technology and ICT. Talks are available during term time only, excluding weekends and bank holidays. Students can then go into the park for the remainder of the day.
Wembley Stadium Tour
The Wembley Stadium Tour creates a wealth of exciting and inspiring learning and discovery opportunities for students. Tours are both entertaining and educational, allowing students the opportunity to witness first hand where their heroes prepare while learning valuable insights into the operational workings of the most famous sport and music venue in the world.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum offers a glimpse of how the original medieval real tennis, has now become a multi-million dollar professional sport, played all over the world. Open all year round, the Museum includes memorabilia from many famous players and includes views of Centre Court and a state of the art Audio/Visual Theatre showing highlights of great players in action.
Tower of London
The Tower of London is one of the most famous buildings in the world. The tower has been a fortress, palace, prison and today houses the priceless crown jewels, Royal Armouries, Yeoman Waders and ravens. The tour for the general public takes the group through the tower to see the exhibitions and learn about the tower's history. Various educational programmes and workshops can be arranged please consult the website for more details.
Buckingham Palace Tour
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of Her Majesty The Queen and serves as both home and office. During August and September when The Queen makes her annual visit to Scotland, the Palace's nineteen state rooms are open to visitors. These are used extensively by The Queen and Members of the Royal Family to receive and entertain their guests on State, ceremonial and official occasions.
We Make Trip Planning Easy
- Day to day support and advice from our team of travel experts
- Easy-to-view online tour quotation
- Market-leading trip organiser portal, My Tour Manager
- Free Resources and templates to help launch your trip
- Email reminders to keep you on track
- Free and completely personalised Travel App to access your information on the go
- Locate My Trip designed to provide reassurance to parents and teachers
- Risk Assessment advice so you can make an informed decision on every tour component
- Teacher Inspection Visits
What you say
Once again delighted with the service we have received from beginning to end with EST.
Queen Elizabeths Grammar School
I will continue to use EST as each year our annual London trip gets better and better.
Kings Leadership Academy
An excellent trip which was thoroughly enjoyed by staff and students. I received great support throughout.
Sir John Deanes College
This was my second journey via European Study tours and I would highly recommend the company to anyone bringing groups to London.