School Geography Trips to Cornwall & the West Country
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life
The milder climate of the south west provides perfect conditions for geography fieldwork.
The dramatic landscape of Cheddar Gorge provides a dramatic backdrop for learning about the effects of water on the landscape as well as land use and economic activity. The distinctive limestone scenery is an ideal learning environment.
The famous biomes of the Eden Project contain ecosystems from warm temperate environments and tropical rainforest environments. Experience the tropical heat of the rainforest and take in the spectacular views from the canopy walkway, whilst understanding the ecology and adaptations of rainforests ecosystems and their role in carbon sequestration.
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Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Travel by coach to Cornwall
Visit en route Cheddar Gorge & Caves
Evening meal and Fun Files activities
Explore the Lost Gardens of Heligan
Take the Canopy walk to explore the rainforest Biome at the Eden Project
Late afternoon coach departure for home
- Coaching for the duration of your tour
- Full board accommodation
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Field Study Tutor
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Looking for a day trip?
A lot can be achieved in just one day!
Popular places to stay in Cornwall
- A bright and modern hostel
- Located in the centre St Ives with access to all local amenities
- Minutes from shops, bars and restaurants
- In house bar, lounge and TV room
- In house bar, lounge, games and TV room
- Fully equipped kitchen area
- Lockable storage space
- USB ports at each bed
- Venture into St Ives
- Enjoy a drink and a bite to eat at local restaurants
- Relax in the lounge and enjoy a board game
- Official on-site accommodation provider for the Eden Project
- A hostel that’s perfectly in tune with its eco-friendly surroundings
- En-suite bedrooms are made from recycled shipping containers
- Stunning grounds
- Unique en-suite rooms
- Food and drink on-site
- Drying room
- Basic food shop
- Visit the Eden Project
- Enjoy a drink and a bite to eat in the hostel’s café
- Explore the extensive grounds
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From dedicated Tour Managers to Party Leader Launch Packs, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?
Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.
I am required to complete an Educational Visits (EV) form by our Local Authority and I cannot answer all of the questions?
We are happy to assist you in completing your EV forms and return them directly to your Local Authority on your behalf, just speak to your Tour Consultant.
Do your hotels comply with our Local Authority’s guidelines?
All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
Is insurance included with my trip?
Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
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