Youth & School Group Concert Tours to Yorkshire

Discover Roman and Viking history

  • York
Explore this famous walled city
Best suited for:
  • Choirs
  • Bands
  • Orchestras
From £225pp i

World famous York is a fantastic base for any youth ensemble looking for a UK based concert tour.
With its roman roots and Viking past the setting and back drop for a concert tour is inspiring and rich in history.
Well known for York Minster and its City Walls, as well as attractions such as the JORVIK Viking Centre you can fully expect a jam packed itinerary away from your performances.
When it comes to your performances there is a wide and varied choice for all types of youth ensembles. From bandstands, museums and Churches you can expect appreciative audiences in this bustling city!

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?

 

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Extended Itinerary

Day 1

Morning

Travel by coach to York

Afternoon

Guided walking tour of the city  

Evening

Evening meal

Day 2

Morning

Visit York Castle Museum        

Afternoon

Visit the Jorvik Viking centre  

Evening

City Cruises York Boat Trip

Day 3

Morning

Visit to Stump Cross Caverns  

Afternoon

Afternoon in Harrogate

Evening

Evening meal & Fun Files Quiz

Day 4

Morning

Explore York Shambles & Market before departure

Afternoon

Travel home

Evening

Return home

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in York

  • Based on the River Foss
  • Short walk to York Minster
  • On-site bar and café restaurant
  • Free parking
  • On-site bar and restaurant
  • Laundry service
  • Wi-Fi
  • Head into York
  • Relax in the hotel bar and restaurant
  • Visit York Minster

  • Just a short walk from the city centre and its attractions
  • Based on the beautiful River Ouse
  • Games room
  • On-site bar and restaurant
  • Free parking
  • On-site bar and restaurant
  • Games room
  • Laundry service
  • Wi-Fi
  • Head into York
  • Relax in the hotel bar and restaurant
  • Spend time in the hotel’s games room

  • Newly refurbished
  • Great bright lounge areas
  • Wi-Fi
  • On site bar
  • Lounge areas
  • Wi-Fi
  • Relax in the lounge
  • Explore the local sights
  • Close to Helmsley Castle
  • Lounge with a sunroom
  • Garden and patio
  • Wi-Fi
  • On site bar
  • Full service laundry
  • Kitchen in some rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Visit Helmsley Castle
  • Relax in the bar

Performance Venues in York

Popular concert venues in York

  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Micklegate in the city centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening
  • Best suited for: Choirs and bands
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: City centre near the Museum Gardens
  • Performance times: Afternoon
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Stonegate in the city centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening
  • Best suited for: Bands
  • Repertoire recommended: Light
  • Location: Off the Royal Parade in the town centre
  • Performance times: Daytime
  • Best suited for: Choirs and Orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Town centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening
  • Best suited for: Choirs, Bands and Orchestras
  • Repertoire recommended: : A variety of musical genres
  • Location: Town centre
  • Performance times: Afternoon or evening

Excursions in York

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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 Yorkshire

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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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