Football Tours to the Midlands, UK

Professional coaching on your doorstep

A great introduction to touring
From £339pp i

You don’t have to travel far for an epic football tour! A great short getaway for younger teams, first-time tourers or those on a budget, a school football tour to the Midlands encompasses competitive fixtures, live sport, plenty of adventure and a fun-filled theme park visit!

And, if you’re looking for professional coaching then it doesn’t get much better than a session at St George’s Park, the home of English football. An FA Licensed coach will put your team through their paces with a bespoke training session on one of the facilities 3G pitches. You’ll also get a tour of the National Football Centre, home to England’s National Team. And that’s not all, we also offer amazing training sessions at West Bromwich Albion! This really is an unforgettable experience for football teams right here in the UK.

  • Two football teams battling it out at Derby Uni in the Midlands UK
  • Coach talking to his football team wearing purple kit
  • Zip Wire

Excursions in The Midlands

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Accommodation

Popular places to stay in The Midlands

  • City Center Location
  • Central location in the Midlands
  • Great hub for Mult-Sports tours
  • Close to a range of activities in the City
  • Free Wifi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • En suite rooms
  • Enjoy a day at nearby Alton Towers
  • Train like a pro at St George’s Park
  • Travel down to train at Leicester Tigers or Loughborough Lightning
  • Enjoy the activities in Derby
  • Dormitory and glamping pod accommodation
  • Adventure activities on site
  • Great location for exploring Derbyshire
  • Campfire and marshmallows
  • Buffet restaurant
  • Bar
  • Tuck shop
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Meeting room hire
  • Enjoy the on-site activities
  • Explore the beautiful town of Matlock
  • Explore the Derbyshire Dales

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 professional coaching to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.

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Special Feature

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West Bromwich Albion, Midlands

Get ready to level up your football game with these two-hour training sessions at the state-of-the-art Academy Dome or Pitches at West Bromwich Albion. With professional coaches leading the way, players of all levels and experience can gain insights and learn new skills that will transform their approach to the game. Get ready to leave […]

Real experiences

Why schools choose us

It was a wonderful experience, everything I hoped it would be.

Gene Visco

Good value for money and very enjoyable.

Mr Paul Brown

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.

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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