Youth & School Group Concert Tours to the South West

Stunning scenery and beautiful coastline

Varied venues and excursions
Best suited for:
  • Choirs
  • Bands
  • Orchestras
From £225pp i

From the Cotswolds to Somerset and down into Devon and Cornwall, a concert tour to the South West of England offers some of the country’s most spectacular coastlines and peaceful countryside all in one tour.

Explore some of the region’s wonderful and diverse cities such as Truro, Exeter, Bristol, Bath and Gloucester where you can take in the sights and do a spot of shopping. When you’ve had enough of city life, head for the sea where you can enjoy some time on the beach and even try your hand at surfing.

When it comes to your concerts, the options are endless. From outdoor bandstands and impressive cathedrals to remarkable caverns and beautiful gardens, there is something to suit every type of group.

Are you an adult music group? This tour is specifically designed with youth groups in mind, so why not take a look at our extensive range of destinations perfect for adults?

Want to extend your tour?

Take a look at how your itinerary could look.

Extended Itinerary

Day 1

Morning

Travel by coach

Afternoon

Visit Exeter Cathedral

Evening

Arrival at your accommodation

Day 2

Morning

Explore the city of Truro

Afternoon

Concert 1 and visit the stunning Minack Theatre

Evening

Evening meal

Day 3

Morning

Day at Flambards Theme Park

Evening

Evening meal

Day 4

Morning

Waves Surf School lesson

Afternoon

Visit the Eden Project

Evening

Early evening meal and concert 2

Day 5

Morning

Travel home via Bristol

Afternoon

Visit SS Great Britain and Concert 3

Evening

Arrive home

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in The South West

  • Surrounded by the open moorland and forest of Dartmoor National Park
  • Beautiful rural retreat
  • Close to HM Prison Dartmoor's museum
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private rooms available
  • Wi-Fi
  • Enjoy surrounding walks
  • Visit HM Prison Dartmoor’s museum
  • 2-minute walk from Treyarnon Bay Beach
  • On site restaurant
  • Terrace with bay views
  • Ice-cream shop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant and bar on site
  • Brach access
  • Kitchen in some rooms
  • Kitchen area with BBQ grills
  • TV room
  • Ice cream shop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Relax on the beach
  • Enjoy TV Room with books and games
  • Visit Newquay Zoo
  • Official Eden Park Accommodation
  • Coaching park on site, large coaches can be accommodated
  • Stay in former shipping containers
  • Accommodates 234
  • Wi-Fi
  • Ensuite facilities
  • Bar
  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Enjoy a drink on the bar
  • Visit the Eden project
  • Explore the hostels grounds

Performance Venues in The South West

Popular concert venues in The South West

  • Best suited for: Bands and choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining
  • Location: Open air spaces overlooking Paignton Beach
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Choirs, bands, acoustic ensembles
  • Repertoire recommended: Entertaining, preference for acoustic performances
  • Location: Brunel Square, Dry Dock or in the First Class Dining Room
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Mixed
  • Location: In the caves!
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: Sacred
  • Location: Central Truro
  • Performance times: Lunchtimes for approx. 50 minutes
  • Best suited for: Choirs and bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining
  • Location: Indoor and outdoor stages
  • Performance times: Lunchtimes and early afternoons
  • Best suited for: Choirs and small instrument ensembles
  • Repertoire recommended: Lively and entertaining (sacred, if desired)
  • Location: Central
  • Performance times: Evenings

Excursions in The South West

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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 instrument hire to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your group.

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What our customers say

I was delighted with the quality of the planning and advice at every stage!

Chloe Reid

The Godolphin and Latymer School

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.

  • Do you DBS (formerly CRB) check your drivers?

    As part of our coach audits, we request that all UK coach drivers are DBS checked by their employer prior to driving on one of our tours. We can request confirmation of your specific driver’s compliance if deemed necessary.

  • What are you responsible for?

    The DfE’s guidance for safe travel highlights the need for all those involved with the organisation and running of a tour to work together as a team. This is our aim at Rayburn Tours, to work together with our party leaders to ensure our groups’ safety and peace of mind.

  • What should be included in my risk assessment?

    Start by identifying the potential hazards before deciding on the appropriate precautions to minimize the potential risk for your group. Once identified, record your findings and implement the precautions. Specific requirements are available from your Local Authority.

Youth & School Group Concert Tours to the South West

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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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