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Look no further for the ideal base for your Battlefields visit!

For visitors to the region, initial impressions can be deceptive as you drive through the tranquil countryside and sleepy rural villages. However, look a little closer and evidence of the...
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Top 10 free things for students to do in Berlin

Brimming with history, in Berlin you will uncover a piece of the past with every corner turned. To make sure that you and your students get the most out of your visit without breaking the bank,...
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Victory in Europe Day – A date for your diaries

  What is VE Day? After almost 6 years of fighting, millions of lives lost, families, cities and homes devastated, Victory in Europe was declared on 8th May 1945. UK Prime Minister Winston...

Top 10 free things to do for schools in Washington, USA

Washington is literally packed with free things to do, especially for schools. From museums and monuments to outdoor concerts, check out our guide to Washington's top 10 free activities for schools.

The Treaty of Versailles

Following the events of the First World War, the Treaty of Versailles was made as a result of the catastrophic loss during the war. In order for the treaty to be signed, it was believed by many that...

Discover the history of Berlin in three key visits

A city once divided is now a fascinating visit for school trips that allows you and your group to learn about Germany’s rise to importance, along with the horrors and turbulent times that occurred...

The 75th D-Day anniversary

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings which undoubtedly shaped the modern world. Allied forces from the United Kingdom, America and Canada stormed the beaches of Normandy with no...

Paula Kitching’s new book – Britain’s Jews in the First World War

Historian, writer and battlefield guide for Rayburn Tours, Paula Kitching, has released a new book called Britain’s Jews in the First World War. Paula tells us why it’s so important to tell the...

Berlin in action – an itinerary in a nutshell

At Rayburn Tours, we live to create the ultimate trip. An experience to remember. One that will enhance your students’ understanding of the world around them, support their learning and leave them...

Who to follow on social media in 2019 – Education

The abyss of social media, where do you begin? You create your profile, chose your most flattering profile picture and write a little something about yourself…you’re in! Now you’ve got to...

Don’t miss these top travel picks for 2019

With the return to work and the habitual routine, our ‘new year, new me’ resolutions can all too quickly be forgotten. This year why not make a resolution to stick to, reigniting your enthusiasm,...

A History Trip to Remember – WW1 Battlefields, Medicine & Surgery on the Frontline