Tours

Details on how to book your place on the tours for Semester One will be included in your joining instructions.

Semester One Tours 2014

London Tour

Designed and Delivered by Proscenium Tours

London Orientation

17-21 September 2014 

Price:  £559.00

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?

  • The full schedule is included on Page 13 of your Joining Instructions.

Day Trip to Cambridge

Student Tour to Cambridge11 October 2014
 
Price: £56
 

Quite possibly the most beautiful city in all of England – if not all of Europe!

Nowhere else will you see such magnificent medieval architecture. The picturesque colleges have inspired students for centuries, including Charles Darwin, John Milton and Prince Charles! Gaze up at the heavenly ceiling of Kings College Chapel, punt on the River Cam, and admire the beautiful ‘backs’ – the- oh- so pretty lawns that sweep down to the river. Around every corner, Cambridge entrances and amazes!

What's included in the tour?

Entrance to Kings College Chapel, services of professional Blue Badge guide, return travel by coach from University of Leicester.

Weekend Trip to Bath, Glastonbury & Stonehenge

Students visitng Stonehenge8-9 November 2014
 
Price: £169
 
This tour combines MUST SEE Stonehenge with the beautiful golden hued city of Bath that will take your breath away and the atmospheric ruins of Glastonbury Abbey.

Description

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. Founded by the Romans in the 1st century, this town was “the place to see and be seen” in Georgian high society during the eighteenth century. On the second day of your tour, you will travel to Glastonbury, the mystical isle of Avalon to see King Arthur’s grave. At the end of the tour we visit Stonehenge. Magic, mysticism, and the legend of King Arthur are all part of the story of Stonehenge, a 5,000 year old World Heritage site.

What's included in the tour?

Coach transport from Leicester, entry to Roman Bath Museum, Stonehenge and Glastonbury Abbey, services of a professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide, accommodation with breakfast.

Semester Two Tours

To be updated for 2015.

Day trip to York

Designed and delivered by Proscenium Tours

Saturday 22 February 2014

£56

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.

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.

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