School Geography Trips to the Netherlands

Where age-old Dutch classics meet environmental wonders

  • Amsterdam
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Zaanse Schans Museum
  • Amsterdam Canal Cruise
From coastal scenes to urban streets
From £279pp i

Known for its traditional windmills, colourful tulip fields and famous clogs, there’s so much more to experience in the Netherlands. See beyond its stereotypes and delve deep into a unique geography of coastal sand dunes, agricultural brilliance and pancake-flat landscapes. You’ll be able to study climate change and coastal sea and flood defences, as well as urban change, agriculture and world trade.

Inject some city living into your trip with a visit to the canal-lined city of Amsterdam, where its cultural draws, including the Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House, offer an urban contrast to the country’s rural scenery.

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in The Netherlands

  • Great hostel located on the coast next to the beach and Kennemer dunes
  • Close to Alkmaar, Bergen and tulip fields
  • Nearby sports activities
  • 3 multifunctional rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Nearby sports activities
  • Pool table, table tennis, table football and table-top games
  • Volleyball net and football goal
  • Terrace and garden with lawn
  • 3 multifunctional rooms
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Bike rental
  • Wi-Fi
  • Challenge your group to a game of pool, table tennis or table football
  • Get active with a game of volleyball or football
  • Relax in the garden
  • Grab a bite to eat in the restaurant or enjoy a drink in the bar
  • Take part in the nearby sports activities
  • Located in Noordwijk on the Dutch coast
  • 10 minute walk from the beach
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sports activities
  • Table tennis and table-top games
  • Video games (for a fee)
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Terrace and garden with lawn and barbecue area
  • 3 multifunctional rooms
  • Bike rental
  • Take part in the nearby sports activities
  • Play a game of table tennis
  • Relax with a drink in the bar
  • Soak up the sun in the garden and throw your own barbecue
  • Rent a bike and explore the rural surroundings of Noordwijk
  • Located in Noordwijk on the Dutch coast
  • 10 minute walk from the beach
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Breakfast buffet restaurant
  • Café/bar
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Shared lounge and TV area
  • Wi-Fi
  • Tuck into a delicious breakfast buffet in the morning
  • Chill out and watch TV in the shared lounge
  • Unwind on the outdoor terrace
  • Take a stroll along the nearby beach

Excursions in The Netherlands

Explore the unique and rugged landscapes

Curriculum Information

Perfect for all ages and stages of 
secondary education

  • Curricular Links
    • Changing Places
    • Climate Change
    • Coastal Systems & Landscapes
    • Ecosystems & Biodiversity
    • Geographical Skills
    • Glacial Systems & Landscapes
    • Globalisation & Global Systems
    • Natural Hazards
    • River Systems & Landscapes
    • Tourism
    • Urban Environments
    • Water & Carbon Cycles
    • Weather & Climate

Additional Information

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 expert Field Study Tutors to our award-winning study resources, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.

What our customers say

A well-organised experience that the students enjoyed immensely.

Mike Walsh

Cowbridge Comprehensive School

We had a really good trip, that had been planned really well!

Mrs Jill Lewis

Dartford Grammar School for Girls

We chose Rayburn due to their excellent customer service and value for money. Knowing they were ABTA and ATOL bonded was also very important.

Mr James Pepper

Arthur Mellows Village College

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • What safety support do you have in place for clients choosing to tour with you?

    At Rayburn Tours we are proud of our continual commitment to safety. Clients who tour with us can be assured that we have the following support services and systems in place: Safety Management System, Generic Risk Management, Crisis Management System, ATOL Licensed, ABTA Bonded, insurance, 24-hour emergency contact system, hotel audits, coach audits and activity audits.

    In addition, we are a member of the School Travel Forum (STF), giving you the reassurance that all of our trips meet, or indeed exceed, the safety standards required by your school and Local Authority.

  • Are all of your coaches audited?

    UK coaches: Yes, all of our UK coach companies are audited by our in-house team. Copies of which can be made available to you.

    Foreign coaches: It is important to remember that each country is governed by their own standards and laws and these may differ from UK law. We request that an audit is completed by the foreign coach company which includes confirmation of the following: they will comply with all national, local and other laws, rules and codes of practice, and that all services contracted shall be performed with all due skill, care and diligence. The vehicle is fully insured for the duration of the tour.

  • Does the accommodation centre have a room for study/quiz/other evening activities?

    Our accommodation centres are well-suited to groups and most have rooms available for use in the evenings. Please ask your Tour Co-ordinator and they will be happy to confirm this.

  • What does our insurance cover us for?

    Our insurance providers offer comprehensive cover to our groups for the duration of their tour and is tailored specifically for schools, with specialist insurance policies for individual tour types. As with any insurance cover, it is vital that you read through the terms and conditions and that you declare any relevant information as requested. Please see our insurance page for further information and to see what is covered. For groups opting to take their own insurance, we highly recommend that you read all inclusions and exclusions prior to departure.

School Geography Trips to the Netherlands

Travel in safe hands

Your safety is of the utmost importance to us and we monitor the safety aspects of all of our tours to ensure you have a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

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