London Educational Tour

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Below is a sample itinerary, all our tours and itineraries are curated to your specific group requirements. As Western Europe’s largest city, and one of the world’s most visited cities now has never…

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Below is a sample itinerary, all our tours and itineraries are curated to your specific group requirements.

As Western Europe’s largest city, and one of the world’s most visited cities now has never been a better time to take a school trip to London. This capital city has history and culture in spades, crammed full of attractions and learning opportunities to fuel the imaginations of young students. From music to economics to art and drama the range of educational and exciting visits is arguably unsurpassed by any other city and many attractions also have educational packs which can be downloaded from their websites prior to departure.

Marathon Travel bring the fun and innovation in school trips to London, while bringing the cost down and removing a burden of paperwork.

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Day 1

Morning

Travel by luxury coach from your school to Dublin Airport.

Arrive in London and travel by coach to your fist destination.

Afternoon

Visit The Queen's House Greenwich and experience royalty first hand

Enjoy a stop at the Royal Maritime Museum in the early afternoon.

Evening

Before heading back to the hotel for check in stop at the Royal Observatory, making sure to take a photo.

After a busy day of sightseeing you will be transferred to your hotel to enjoy the evening at leisure.

Day 2

Morning

An early morning breakfast will be served at your accommodation.

After breakfast you will get a chance to stretch your legs, wandering through Hyde Park making sure to visit the Princess Dianna Memorial Fountain.

Afternoon

Your next stop of the day will be to the London Science and History Museum to immerse yourself into years gone by.

The afternoon will allow for some free time for you to take a stroll down Brompton Rd and visit the infamous Harrods.

Evening

In the evening take in the experience of a lifetime, enjoy watching a play at Shakespeare's very own Globe Theatre.

Transfer back to your hotel for the night.

Day 3

Morning

Breakfast will be served in your hotel.

After everyone is fed your coach will be ready and waiting to take you to the Museum of London.

Afternoon

In the early afternoon enjoy your last stop of the trip by visiting the Bank of England Museum and get the chance to hold a real gold bar!

You will have a short amount of time to do some souvenir shopping before being dropped to the airport.

Evening

Arrive at the airport and check in for your flight.

When you arrive back in Dublin a coach will be waiting to take you back to your original pick up point.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN YOUR LONDON SCHOOL TOUR?

  • Return flight from Ireland to London
  • Coach Transfers as mentioned in itinerary
  • 2 Nights stay in the hotel
  • Breakfasts each morning
  • Entrance into The Queen’s House
  • Entrance into The Royal Maritime Museum
  • Entrance into The Royal Observatory.
  • Entrance into the National Science and History Museum
  • Tickets to Play in The Globe
  • Entrance into the Museum of London
  • Entrance into the Bank of England Museum
  • Group Travel Insurance
  • Online Booking System for your Group
  • Designated Account Manager to look after you from your initial quote until you return home

WHAT EDUCATIONAL VISITS ARE INCLUDED?

  • Entrance into The Queen’s House
  • Entrance into The Royal Maritime Museum
  • Entrance into The Royal Observatory.
  • Entrance into the National Science and History Museum
  • Tickets to Play in The Globe
  • Visit to Hyde Park and Princess Dianna Fountain
  • Entrance into the Museum of London
  • Entrance into the Bank of England Museum

CAN ITINERARIES BE CHANGED AND ADJUSTED?

Yes absolutely, the above is a sample itinerary.

All itineraries are adjusted to suit your groups specific requirements.

If there is a Cultural tour or some specific sightseeing you would like to add, just mention this at the time of inquiry and we will adapt the itinerary accordingly.

CAN YOU CREATE A TOUR OF LONDON TO SPECIFIC CURRICULAR REQUIREMENTS?

We can indeed, whether your group is travelling for History, Geography, Religion, Politics, English or Drama we can curate a tour that is specific to your curricular requirements.

We create the tour specifically for your requirements, whether they be curricular, budget or time.

Drop us an email groups@marathontravel.ie with your requirements and we will create the perfect itinerary for you and your students!

HOW MUCH DOES MARATHON TRAVEL'S LONDON TRIP COST?

Our School Tour to London varies in price depending on your groups requirements. Prices vary depending on the time of year you with to travel and how many students will travel as part of the group.

Please email: groups@marathontravel.ie for further information or call our offices on +3531 4755010 ext. 4 and one of our team will be happy to assist.

HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU NEED TO QUALIFY AS A GROUP?

We offer group packages for groups of 15 people up to 100 people. The more the merrier!

DO YOU OFFER NATIONWIDE PICK UPS?

We do indeed!

Your driver and luxury coach will pick you up from your school and will accompany you for the duration of your trip.

DO YOU OFFER FREE TEACHER PLACES?

Free Teacher places are offered on the basis of a minimum number of 20 paying passengers with 1 Free Place for every 10 paying passengers.

HOW DOES YOUR ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM WORK?

Once you have received your quote and are happy to proceed with your group booking we will create your personalized secure online booking and payment portal.

We can include your school  logo on the landing page.

We will then forward the group leader a link which can be forwarded to your members. Each person can then individually log in, book their place and make their payment. Saving you the hassle of collecting and dealing with cash!

IS YOUR ONLINE BOOKING AND PAYMENT SYSTEM SECURE?

Yes, 100%

Our booking portal complies with all GDPR regulations and guidelines.

We use SAGEPAY as our payment system that is completely secure and safe for your group to use!

IS A PASSPORT REQUIRED FOR TRAVEL?

A passport is required for travel by air to the United Kingdom. Your passport must be valid up to your return date.

CAN WE FUND-RAISE FOR OUR TRIP?

Absolutely! Fundraising is a terrific team or class bonding experience.

Please note if you are fundraising for your trip we do have payment terms that need to be met for your trip to be secure!

Pop us an email on groups@marathontravel.ie for fundraising ideas.

WHY BOOK YOUR SCHOOL TRIP WITH MARATHON TRAVEL?

Marathon Travel are the experts in creating overseas educational trips and unique travel experiences for secondary school students.

Let our experienced educational tour planners customize your school group tour to fit your curriculum needs! From destinations throughout Europe and the UK to destinations worldwide, our planners will work with you to design a customized tour to meet the needs of your curriculum and budget.

Marathon Travel take the headache out of booking international school tours, we offer an online booking system to all groups travelling that can be dispersed to all students and their guardians to allow each of them to book and pay independently.

We are insured, licensed & bonded with the Commission for Aviation Regulation.The bond we have with them ensures the safety of all deposits and payments.Tour operator number T.O 225

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