Rugby Tours to the Midlands, UK

A close-to-home tour full of top-class rugby

A great introduction to touring
From £339pp i

Live sport, competitive fixtures, adventure activities, and theme park adrenaline, your Rugby Tour to the Midlands will have a jam-packed itinerary filled with amazing experiences.

We have an exciting opportunity for your team to have a professional coaching session with Leicester Tigers Community or Academy Coaches. Why not even take a seat and experience an all- action home game after your training session! (subject to schedule).

  • A rugby player in the foreground runs past 3 opposing rugby players in the background on a green pitch on a sunny day
  • Alton Towers
  • Rugby Ball placed on a pitch in the corner.
  • Zip Wire

Excursions in The Midlands

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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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Leicester Tigers, UK

Matchday coaching clinics with Leicester Tigers is the ultimate rugby matchday experience. Open to all groups with varying abilities, they can experience professional lessons, meet the Tigers and walk out onto the famous Mattioli Woods Welford Road pitch. During the home matchdays, groups can participate in the morning training sessions with professional coaches. After the […]

Real experiences

Why schools choose us

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour, well organised, good accommodation and really friendly local staff and support.

Mr Chris Pembridge

Perfect! Well organised, thoroughly planned itinerary covering everything our destination had to offer!

Mr Owen Roberts

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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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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