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The International Choral Festival Wales returns…

Choirs across the world are this month sending their applications in to compete in the International Choral Festival Wales! Once again, Rayburn Tours are proud to partner with the festival, which...

Marvellous Malaga or Vibrant Valencia? 5 ways to experience our new language destinations.

From snoozing through a siesta to escape the heat of the afternoon sun, to feasting on a deliciously large helping of paella, there are many things that spring to mind when we think of Spain....
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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...

Top 10 things to do when visiting Prague with a group!

1. Prague Castle Covering an area of 70,000m2, Prague Castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Possibly the largest coherent castle complex in the world, make sure you leave...
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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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Sri Lanka FAQs: your questions, answered

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers. We know you’ll have some queries about travelling to Sri Lanka, and we’re here to put your mind at ease (so you can stop scratching that head of...

Former Olympian Greg Whyte shares his sports motivation advice

This week we were lucky enough to secure a ticket for an audience with Sport Scientist and former Olympian, Prof. Greg Whyte, at Derby County Football Club. Designed to inspire those taking part in...

Hey there teachers, here’s how we can tailor your school trip to the curriculum

Planning a school history trip just got a whole lot easier for teachers! We’ve been working hard behind to scenes to bring you a selection of specialist itineraries dedicated to specific areas of...

Around the world in 10 cultures

As the school year flies by, many teachers will already be thinking about the last week of term in July, and how to leave their students in high spirits as they break up for the summer. A lot of...

Hópbílar become Iceland’s first coach provider to offset carbon emissions

Rayburn Tours are proud to be working alongside Icelandic coach provider Hópbílar, who are currently the only company of their kind in Iceland to be offsetting the carbon emissions of their fleet....

Why Calday Grange Grammar School’s ski trip to Sestriere will make you want to drop everything and go…

Just last month, students from Calday Grange Grammar School embarked on a pre-Christmas ski trip to the Italian resort of Sestriere – and we’re still buzzing about it. This purpose-built resort...

Top 5 things you can’t miss when visiting Sestriere!

A must-visit Italian resort, Sestriere is simply made for skiers of all levels. Forming part of the Milky Way, this high altitude resort has a multitude of slopes and fantastic après ski options,...