Study Tours

Details on how to book your place on the tours are included in your joining instructions.

Semester One Tours 2015

London Tour

All study tours are designed and delivered by Proscenium Tours

London Orientation

Sunday 17 - Tuesday 19 January 2016

Price:  £297

  • booking deadline 10 December 2015

The London Orientation is a cultural programme designed by Proscenium Tours that will introduce you to our capital city and give you a chance to see its main attractions including the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and explore Shakespeare's London including the Globe Theatre. It takes part before the start of the semester and is a great way to make friends before your programme begins.

What's included in the tour?

  • Cost of the tour includes bed & breakfast accommodation, entrance fees to attractions, transport, and guided tours
  • The full schedule is included on Page 19 of your Joining Instructions

To make a booking please go to www.le.ac.uk/shop/sap and enter the required code featured in your Joining Instructions.

Day-trip to the city of York

Saturday 30 January 2016

Price: £54

  • booking deadline 10 January 2016

The ancient city walls of York contain a rich Viking, Roman, and medieval history. Known as Yorvik to the Viking settlers, York is also where Constantine the Great was acclaimed as Emperor of the Roman Empire within the magnificent York Minster which you will also visit. In the 18th century it was the city for the society of the north of England, with ballrooms and assembly rooms for Yorkshire's elite. The blue badge guide will lead you through the cobbled streets to explore a labyrinth of 'snickleways' and perfect photo opportunities.

What's included in the tour?

  • The cost of the tour includes coach transportation, Blue Badge guided tour, and entry to York Minster.

To make a booking please go to www.le.ac.uk/shop/sap and enter the required code featured in your Joining Instructions.

Wales Weekend

Saturday 27 - Sunday 28 February

Price: £159

  • booking deadline 21 January 2016

This tour will include some highlights from across the country of Wales, which is famous for sheep, mountains, and the Red Dragon. Start at the historic Caerleon Roman Amphitheater, and then discover what it means to be Prince of Wales when you visit Caerphilly Castle, one of the greatest medieval castles in Western Europe! Next you will visit St Fagan's Museum of Welsh Life on the outskirts of Cardiff for a glimpse into Welsh customs and traditions. On your second day you will also travel through the Brecon Beacons National Park, delve deep into the mines in the Big Pit Mining Museum, and finish with a visit to Tintern Abbey which inspired the poetry of Wordsworth and the paintings of Turner.

What's included in the tour?

  • The cost of the tour includes one night of accommodation, coach transport, Blue Badge guided tour, and entry to attractions.

To make a booking please go to www.le.ac.uk/shop/sap and enter the required code featured in your Joining Instructions.

How to book your place on a tour

Details of how to book your place on the tours will be included in your Spring 2016 Joining Instructions. Bookings will be made through shop@le which is the online store run by the University of Leicester.

To make a booking please go to www.le.ac.uk/shop/sap and enter the required code featured in your Joining Instructions.

Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your booking please refer to our cancellation policy below.

Cancellation by the Group Organiser: If the whole tour is cancelled by the Group Organiser, all deposits will be retained by Proscenium and they reserve the right to make cancellation charges as shown in Sections A, B and C. Cancellation charges will depend on the date when written notice of cancellation is received by us.

Refunds/ Cancellation Policy: You must inform us in writing (email) as soon as possible if you wish to cancel a tour or other booking in whole or in part, returning to us any tickets already issued. On cancellation we will charge you a percentage of the total price ass follows per person cancelled:

Written notice of cancellation received by us (Proscenium):Cancellation charge: (% of total sum payable):
60+ days before departure 50%
59-30 days before departure 70%
29-15 days before departure 85%
14 days before departure 100%

If you book your place on the tour and subsequently cancel, you may not receive a full refund.

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