Author: Rayburn Tours

UK Choir Festival is coming to the South West

Launched in 2016, The UK Choir Festival is a festival aimed to support, train and bring choirs together in a beautiful setting where people can learn, develop and thrive. Following the success of the festival in Manchester and St Albans, it has been announced that it will be travelling to Exmouth in September 2018! The festival is designed for choirs of all abilities, ages and style, no matter whether you are a local community choir, a cappella choir, school or university choir, gospel choir, choral society or barbershop choir. Whether you are a choir of 4 people or 100...

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Ciao Folgaria!

WE’RE EXCITED TO LAUNCH OUR SKI TRIPS TO FOLGARIA – NEW FOR 2018! Located just 90 minutes north of Verona, nestled in the mountains of Trentino, Folgaria is an exciting new addition to our ski portfolio, which offers good and varied skiing over 74km in a safe, secure village atmosphere. Discover more... INTRODUCTORY FOLGARIA SPECIAL OFFER To help celebrate the launch of Folgaria we’ve put together a special offer. Visit in February Half Term 2019 for only £796pp. View the...

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The Rayburn Tours Support

Our number one aim is to make the tour planning process as simple as possible for you which is why we provide dedicated one-to-one support before, during and after your trip. Take a look at more of the ways we support you: Party Leader Support Launch Pack With a step by step guide, launch letter template, PowerPoint templates and everything else you need to get started, launching your tour couldn’t be easier. Vamoos Our trusty Travel App will house all of your travel documents, itinerary and information – all accessed offline. You’ll have everything you need at your fingertips...

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Mount St Mary’s in Malta

Senior tour consultant, Joanna Matthews, and tour co-ordinator, Katie Mathews, have recently returned from a 5 day trip to Malta with Mount St Mary’s College with a whopping 143 travellers (yes, 143)! Take a look at what they got up to and how they got on touring with such a large group… Day One Arriving early at Heathrow, we were ready and waiting for all members of the Mount St Mary’s College group to arrive to start the checking in process which, as you can imagine with 100+ people, was a long process. We managed to get everyone checked...

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Helston Community College in Sauze d’Oulx 2018

A record time drive from Calais by Marshall and Shane saw us arrive at the Hotel Des Amis in Sauze d’Oulx nearly 2 hours ahead of schedule and greeted by beautiful blue skies… Skis, boots, boards and helmets were all fitted that afternoon ready for the next day’s adventures. However next morning as expected we awoke to snow – heavy snow! This was no deterrent to Helston who enjoyed a great first day given the conditions. As expected Day 2 followed suit with more heavy snow but this gave fantastic conditions on and off piste! Visibility in the tree...

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‘Journey’s End’: Bringing a new element to your Battlefields Trip

Richard from the Education Team recently went out to Belgium to suss out all the best battlefields excursions for our history trips. One of his highlights was the opportunity to watch a preview of the fantastic MESH Theatre production of R.C Sherriff’s ‘Journey’s End’ which will run from 10th October – 12th November 2018 in Ypres. We caught up with Richard to find out why this production is a must-see for history students and why it will bring an exciting new element to your history trip… Richard Howcroft Tour Co-ordinator What was your first impression of the production? I found the performance...

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Helping you with your concert tour

Life shouldn’t be hard, and neither should a concert tour. That’s why we arrange everything for you to help you make your experience as stress-free as possible. We have created an easy to follow step-by-step guide to planning your trip so you can see how smooth it is. From enquiring, to launching, to embarking on your trip, we are there every step of the way to make the process as simple and as enjoyable as it can possibly be! See the full guide...

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Here come the girls…

2018 has seen the continued rise of women’s football and we’re delighted to see that it’s set to get even bigger. This week is Girl’s Football Week, a national campaign to get as many girls as possible playing the beautiful game. For those that already play, we all know that football is a great opportunity to get active, meet new friends and have fun. Here at Rayburn Sports we’re football mad, and we want you to be too, regardless of whether you’re a boy or a girl.   So how can we help? Well to begin, all of our...

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