School Trips - Agriculture and Farming

CI Travel Group

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Channel Islands Travel Group has been established for over 35 years and is a fully financially bonded (ABTA / ATOL) tour operator based in Jersey. C. I. Travel Group has excellent business relationships with all the accommodation providers and transport operators and has an enviable reputation for providing exceptional value for money and a highly professional service.

Have you ever considered a school trip to the beautiful island of Jersey?

Jersey has an amazing array of facilities within its 45 square miles and there are a number of attractions and sites which can be incorporated into a themed educational tour for all ages of pupils and students.

Jersey is easily accessible from the UK with regular transport links by sea and air throughout the year. Direct flights operate from the South coast, London and the South East, the Westcountry, the Midlands, the Northwest and Scotland. Direct ferry links operate from Portsmouth and Poole all year round.

There is a full range of camping (summer season only), hostel and 2, 3, 4 & 5 star graded hotels all offering flexible meal plans. On island transport is easy to access and tours can be produced to meet all budgets.

School tours can be organised for all ages, with a range of themes. Examples are History & Heritage, Agriculture and Farming, the Occupation of Jersey and Sports & Adventures.

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Why should you consider CI Travel Group for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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Historically, farming can be traced back to the 15th century and a visit to Hamptonne Country Life Museum would be included in your tour and would demonstrate farming methods as they were in the day.

These days the industry is dominated by two main activities; the production of the ‘Jersey Royal’ new potato and dairy farming with the ‘Jersey’ breed of cow. In addition there is a flourishing base of local fruit and vegetables for consumption on the island through the local market and retail shops.

Example Itineraries

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Tours can be tailored to a specific farming industry if required, however a sample package is detailed below.

* Return transport to Jersey
* Shared accommodation with meals as detailed
* A visit to see farming as it was in the 15th century at the Hamptonne Country Life Museum
* Visits to areas on the island devoted to the growing of the Jersey Royal (Please note this excursion can only take place during the potato growing season)
* A visit to one of Jersey’s dairy farms to see the process from calves to milking of the herd.
* A planned visit to the Jersey Dairy.
* All transfers, site visits and admissions can be included in the package price.

What size groups do you cater for?

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Groups can be for a minimum of 10 and up to approximately 40

Is there first aid on site?

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The individual sites and attractions have first aid facilities

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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Many accommodation providers and attractions do have disabled facilities, however some historical sites such as the castles and museums are not suitable for wheelchair users. We will always endeavour to adapt itineraries to suit so please do contact us to discuss further.

Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

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The itinerary can be tailor-made to accommodate the needs of all students. Please contact us to further discuss your requirements.


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