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Students in Italy

Top tips for planning your 2022 Geography Trip

Whilst we had to hit pause for a while, it’s clear to see that the demand and desire from teachers to create these amazing experiences are higher than ever.   Get planning! We know we keep...

Guidance from the Department for Education

At Rayburn Tours, we’re continually monitoring the latest guidance and travel advice from the Department for Education (DfE) and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FDCO), so that we...
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More House School get ready to kick off their first sports tour

Now, more than ever before, we recognise the critical importance of schools and teachers in helping to shape our young people. Academically, yes absolutely. But also, in terms of offering invaluable...
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The Azores through the eyes of Wetherby Senior School students

Last year, Wetherby Senior School travelled to the island of São Miguel in the Azores for five days of adventure! Discovering some of the island’s most incredible geographical treasures, they...
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9 epic Iceland adventures for school groups

When it comes to unique adventures Iceland comes up trumps, with awe-inspiring opportunities to get up close to its glistening glaciers, mighty volcanoes, steaming hot springs and wonderful wildlife!...
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Women in Song hit headlines following their Choir Tour to The Netherlands

This October, ladies from the Isle of Man’s Women in Song ventured to the picturesque, canal-lined Dutch city of Leiden. Over the course of five days, the community choir experienced a true taste...
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Top 10 free things to do on your school trip to Valencia

1. Las Fallas Las Fallas de Valencia is one of the biggest events in Spain’s social calendar. Declared an ‘Intangible Heritage of Humanity’, this explosive festival combines tradition, satire...
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Top 8 geographical adventures in the Bay of Naples and Sicily

Alive with restless mountains, rugged coastlines, azure seas and intriguing geographical landscapes, a trip to the Bay of Naples and Sicily is the ultimate experience for any geographer. We give our...

It’s party time! Win a Staffroom Christmas Party for your school.

As our way of saying a great big thank you for the hard work you do as teachers, in the run up to Christmas Rayburn Tours are running a competition to win the ultimate staffroom Christmas party for...
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A geographer’s guide to the Azores

With vast calderas, mesmerising turquoise lakes and steam-emitting fumaroles, this remote archipelago has volcanic activity at its heart. These impressive islands offer up the ultimate adventure,...
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Top 5 lesser-known Battlefield sites worth visiting

A journey to the Western Front brings home the reality of the First World War, taking you through a landscape of cemeteries and memorials – from those dedicated to tens of thousands of servicemen...
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Top 10 best things to do in Iceland on a budget

Ok, it’s unlikely that a full on adventure to Iceland is going to be a cheap getaway, but this land of spectacular natural beauty has so much to offer visitors without breaking the bank. Any...