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Top 10 free visits you shouldn’t miss in Amsterdam

1.  Markets, Markets, Markets Always a ‘must’ whilst travelling is a visit to the local markets and Amsterdam certainly does not disappoint. Between the floating flower market (Bloemenmarkt),...

Top 10 free things to do on a school trip in Sorrento!

1. Isle of Capri   Located off the Sorrentine Peninsula, the Isle of Capri is just a 30-minute ferry ride away from Sorrento. Blinded by the amazing views and soaring cliffs, ensure a full day...

10 free experiences you won’t want to miss in Ypres and the Somme

1. Yorkshire Trench and Dugout Discovered in 1992 using a metal detector, the Yorkshire Trenches truly exhibit the horrors of war and allow visitors a brief insight into the reality of a soldier’s...

The Salient – the perfect base for school groups visiting Ypres

Located in the centre of Ypres, just a stone’s throw away from the market square, The Salient hostel is the perfect option for a large group visiting the area. As the largest private property in...

Living the life of a soldier: Brighton Hill Community School’s battlefields trip

No strangers to touring, Brighton Hill were keen to have two History Tour Guides on board for their invaluable, detailed knowledge of the sites. And with just 3 days to see everything, they packed a...

So much more than just a History Guide…

I’m sure when most people think of a tour guide, they picture someone at the helm of a group of people, microphone and flag in tow, reciting ‘on your left…’ and ‘on your right…’. But...
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Over 10 years with the International School of Geneva: an insight into their annual battlefields trip

At Rayburn Tours we’re proud of our strong international focus, working together with schools worldwide to seek new adventures, embrace new cultures and learn new skills. Our role is to support you...
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The Priory School’s all-American adventure

This summer, young historians from The Priory School in Hertfordshire delved into Washington DC’s political, social and military history with an all-American experience. Visiting the famous White...
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Reading School relive, rediscover and remember history in Berlin

In spring this year, Reading School ventured to Berlin to uncover the city’s rich past on a history trip to remember. Berlin’s architecture tells the stories of the city’s complex history,...
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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...