Details on how to book your place on the London Orientation, Bath, Glastonbury and Stonehenge Trip and Cambridge will be included in your Joining Instructions Fall 2014. They will be sent to you after your offer letter.
These tours are for Study Abroad students only.
Semester OneTours 2013/14
Designed and Delivered by Proscenium Tours
Sunday 15 - Saturday 21 September 2013
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, London Eye, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. The tour also includes visits to Oxford and Stratford-upon- Avon. The It takes part before the start of the semester and is a great way to make friends before your programme begins.
Tour includes: all entrance fees, transport, accommodation (with breakfast), and guides.
What's included in the tour?
Bath, Glastonbury and Stonehenge
Saturday 19- Sunday 20 October 2013
This overnight tour combines Stonehenge, a World Heritage Site, that has been fascinating visitors for centuries with the glorious West Country of England. Our tour starts at Bath, a beautiful golden hued city that will take your breath away. We visit the Roman Bath Museum as well as enjoying a walk to see the Royal Crescent, an architectural gem. Drink the healing waters that brought Georgian society to Bath and use your free time to visit the Jane Austen Centre or pop in to Sally Lunn’s for afternoon tea .
On the second day of you tour, you will travel to Glastonbury, the mystical isle of Avalon to see King Arthur’s grave. We will climb Glastonbury Tor for views of all of Somerset. We also visit Glastonbury Abbey. At the end of the tour we visit Stonehenge. .
Tour includes: coach transport from Leicester, entry to Roman Bath Museum, Stonehenge and Glastonbury Abbey, services of a professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide, Accommodation with breakfast.
Day trip to Cambridge
Saturday 9 November 2013
Quite possibly the most beautiful city in all of England – if not all of Europe! (And the most romantic.) Nowhere else will you see such magnificent medieval architecture. The “backs”, the River Cam, and the picturesque colleges have inspired students for centuries, including Charles Darwin, John Milton and Prince Charles! Punt on the River Cam (additional cost) and gaze up at the heavenly ceiling of Kings College Chapel. Cambridge dazzles and amazes, its beauty leaving an indelible impression. (Price includes entrance to Kings College Chapel.)
Semester Two, Tours 2012/13
(Tours for 2013/14 to be confirmed)
Day trip to York
Designed and delivered by Proscenium Tours
Saturday 23 February 2013
Travel to York where Romans ruled, Vikings raged and medieval monks meditated. In the 18th century it was also the city for the "society" of the north with ballrooms and assembly rooms for Yorkshire's elite. We will explore a labyrinth of snickleways and cobbled streets, each one leading to another perfect picture photograph. The tour includes a visit to York Minster, Northern Europe's largest cathedral and a trip to the Railway Museum to see Harry Potter's real platform 9 3/4.
Tour includes: coach transport from Leicester, entry to York Minster, services of a professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide.
Rome Study Tour
Saturday 23 March - Friday 29 March 2013, £895
What's included in the tour?
- Rome Study Tour Schedule
- If you are coming to the UK on a C-Visit visa you will need to apply for a Schengen visa from your home country in advance of your arrival in the UK. For more information please see the Student Welfare Service's website for further details.
- Cancellation Policy
How to book your place on a tour
Details of how to book your place on the tours will be included in your Joining Instructions. If you are a full year student starting in September and would like to attend the Rome Tour, inform the Study Abroad Team when you arrive in September.
If you book your place on the tour and subsequently cancel, you may not receive a full refund.