School Geography Trips to North Wales
Follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin
Snowdonia, often referred to as the rooftop of Wales, is an inspiring and memorable location in which to undertake geography fieldwork.
The glacial trough of Nant Francon and the corrie of Cwm Idwal were dramatically sculpted by ice during the last glacial period. They provide superb examples of glacial and post glacial processes and their role in shaping the landscape of today.
The Snowdonia National Park is dominated by Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales at 1,085m above sea level. From the summit there are spectacular panoramic views of the valley below and on a clear day it is possible to see as far as Ireland.
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Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Travel by coach to Snowdonia
Arrive in Snowdonia National Park and take the Mountain Railway to Snowdon’s summit
Evening meal and Fun Files activities
Take the cable car to Llandudno’s Great Orme headland
Visit Nant Ffrancon and the corrie of Cwm Idwal
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 North Wales
- Victorian period features
- Sea front location
- Short walk to Cymru entertainment complex
- Some rooms with whirlpool baths
- Walk along the seafront
- Dine in hotel restaurant
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
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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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