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My family’s history living in Poland

Natalia Krzeslowska Educational School Trips Organiser, Rayburn Tours I feel both emotional and proud re-telling the stories of my families past. Growing up in Central Poland in a small industrial...

Why every young person should visit Auschwitz as part of their secondary school education.

For me, venturing over to Poland for the first time with 40 students from Stockport Grammar School, joining them for their History School Trip, was a life changing experience full of reflection, that...
School group pose for a photo in front of a Christmas Tree in Krakow market square.

Top things to do on a school trip to Krakow…

Opening the doors to Kraków… In December of 2023 the marketing team at Rayburn were welcomed by Stockport Grammar School to join their 4-day tour to Kraków. Our role was to piggyback their trip,...
Youth Concert Performance in Tuscany

Our Top 5 Music Destinations

Discover your next concert tour with our top 5 music destinations.
Language Champion Eleanor Harvey posing in front of a moat and village.

Language Champion Spotlight: Eleanor Harvey ‘Language allows you to form that connection.’

Our 3rd Language Champion is Eleanor Harvey! Multi-lingual in French, Spanish and German, she thrives on building your epic tour!
Silvia Avvertenza, A Rayburn Tours Language Champion

Language Champion Spotlight: Silvia Avvertenza ‘The Closeness Comes from Speaking the Same Language…’

Stuffed with linguistic talent, our Language Champion Silva Avvertenza is one more vital cog to creating your unforgettable trip!
Super Jeep Adventure traversing the Iceland landscape

Jumping in a Super Jeep – A New Voyage of Discovery Across the Landscape of Iceland…

Unearth the pure excitement of Iceland's stunning landscape with the Super Jeep Adventure - not to be missed!

Visiting Auschwitz: A Journey of Reflection

For us, history is so much more than a school subject – it’s ingrained in our very being, through our experiences, our interests and our connections. Members of our team have grown up in some of...

8 fascinating facts about Raufarholshellir Lava Tunnel

From teardrops protected by law to the "sight" of true dark, discover these 8 facts about the Raufarholshellir lava tunnel in Iceland.
Madrid tile mosaic in golden yellow and green

Top 10 Free Things to do in Madrid

Immerse yourself in 10 incredible and iconic spaces in the Spanish capital. The best part? They don't cost a penny!

The FULL History Educational Experience: With Upton Court Grammar School

History is the past, present and future – it’s quite simply everything! The future plays on our mind. The present unfolds before our very eyes. And the complex layers of the past unravel through...

Beyond the Classroom: Upton Court Grammar School’s Take On History Tour Benefits

Over the years, we have been fortunate enough to regularly work with some incredible schools, and Upton Court Grammar School are one of them! They have been taking annual Year 11 history trips to...