Football Tours to London
Professional coaching and competitive fixtures on your doorstep
As the nation’s most popular sport, it’s no wonder there are so many fantastic professional football coaching opportunities in the UK. For groups who are looking to experience professional coaching and play competitive fixtures on their tour whilst keeping the cost down, staying on home turf could be the best option for you. For a long weekend of training, fixtures, live sport and exciting city excursions, a football tour to London could be an ideal option for your group.
Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Travel to West Ham’s community coaching centre for your pro-coaching experience
Visit the Olympic Stadium and watch West Ham in action
Dinner at hotel
Breakfast and fixture 1
Olympic Park guided tour and learn of the London 2012 Olympic legacy
Dinner at hotel
Spend day at Thorpe Park Resort
Based on 3 day, 2 night tour for 48 members (+5 free places) travelling in October 2019. Subject to availability.
- Coaching for the duration of your tour
- 2 nights' accommodation
- Half board meals
- 1 x fixture per team with well-matched opponents, based on ability, age and international rules
- Travel insurance
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Tour pennant per fixture & souvenir pennant to keep
- Thorpe Park Resort
- West Ham Coaching & Match Ticket
- Walking Tour of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Popular places to stay in London
- Good standard of accommodation
- Located on edges of London to avoid traffic
- Great for North London attractions
- Relax in the in house Costa Coffee shop
- Dine in the Thyme restaurant bar
- Visit Elstree Studios
- Central location
- Doorstep sightseeing
- Good standard hostel accommodaiton
- Period features
- Meeting rooms
- Walk to St Paul’s Cathedral
- Enjoy the charming sound of the cathedral bells
- Take the short walk to visit the Tate Modern
- Use the hostel’s games room
- Explore nearby attractions
- Walking distance to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
- Restaurants and shops on your doorstep in the Westfield Centre
- Good standard of accommodation
- Half board options
- Enjoy the nearby shops, sights and restaurants
- Walk to the Olympic Park
- Dine in the hotel’s stylish restaurant/bar
Excursions in London
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There’s so much more to explore…
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 professional coaching to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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What our customers say
It was a wonderful experience, everything I hoped it would be.
Burlington Youth Soccer
Mr Paul Brown
Good value for money and very enjoyable.
FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
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.
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.
Can I talk to Rayburn 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.
Is our Tour Manager fully DBS (formerly CRB) checked?
Our Tour Manager, Field Study Tutors and History Tour Guides, with UK citizenship, have an enhanced DBS check. Non UK citizenship Tour Managers cannot be checked under the DBS scheme. Rayburn Tours will seek confirmation that Tour Managers are suitable for working with children by liaising with relevant foreign agents and monitoring group feedback.
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