School Trips - French Language trips with Chateau Beaumont
At Chateau Beaumont our packages have everything a great residential needs, from: comfortable accommodation, three delicious meals a day, thrilling on-site activities and educational local excursions. We offer a variety of holiday packages to suit any preference, curriculum or budget, with a selection of tailor-made programmes, and individually designed itineraries to choose from.
Why should you consider Chateau Beaumont for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Excursions are a fundamental part of any Chateau Beaumont programme, showing our guests the real culture, language and heritage of Normandy; because of this we boast a unique selection. Our most popular sites for language excursions, for example, are: Le Mont St Michel, Cider Museum, Goat's Cheese Farm and Laval Town & Market to name but a few.
Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?
The benefits of a Chateau Beaumont trip are clear from leaving home, experiencing a new culture, testing out old and new vocabulary in a real-world environment, and experiencing new but exciting excursions and activities. Combine these with the proven benefits of residential trips on boosting class morale, enhancing social skills and promoting healthy and adventurous lifestyles, and you have a truly unforgettable group experience.
Day 1: You excitedly board a coach and travel to Chateau Beaumont, receiving a warm welcome and evening meal once settled in. After dinner our evening entertainments, allow your group a chance to explore our site, meet our instructors and prepare for the days ahead.
Day 2: You start the day with breakfast before heading to Laval. Your morning is spent exploring the town’s weekly market and interacting with stall holders, before enjoying a packed lunch. In the afternoon, you head straight to Le Mont St Michel to explore “the 8th wonder of the world” before heading back to the Chateau for dinner and evening entertainments.
Day 3: You awake for breakfast before spending the morning trying out some of our on-site activities, such as: French Initiative Fencing, French Nightline or maybe even braving our Zip Wire. After an on-site lunch, you spend an afternoon at the local Goat's Cheese Farm before heading back to the chateau in time for your evening meal and Disco night.
Day 4: You enjoy your final breakfast at Chateau Beaumont before it’s time to say your goodbyes and begin your journey home.
(Note: We are highly flexible and can mix a combination of packages together to create a bespoke itinerary tailored to your individual group, if you’d like to add a day in Paris or Disneyland on route home, for example.)
What size groups do you cater for?
Our package prices work on a minimum of 35 children, allowing for 4 free teacher places. Although we do also welcome smaller groups and will quote accordingly.
Chateau Beaumont can accommodate anywhere up to 134 students.
Is there first aid on site?
There is always a designated First Aider on site. Our staff are comprehensively trained to take responsibility for the safety of all children in their care, making everyone’s stay at the Chateau: fun, safe and educational.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
If we are provided with advance notification at the time of enquiry and are able to discuss the requirements and provisions that are needed.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
We welcome young people with additional needs. We can also offer extra teacher places where possible if 1:1 ratio is required.
Our Sales and Admin teams will ensure that you are fully supported from your initial enquiry to your return to school and will happily answer any questions or queries you may have. We'll guide you every step of the way and make sure your trip is smooth and exactly what you expected.
Full insurance is included in the price.
We are a member of the Travel Trust Association.
We hold the LOtC Badge along with the BAPA and Adventure Mark
Need more inspiration?
We work with all the top School Travel Tour Operators, offering a huge range of inspirational trips, tours and expeditions, whether you are looking for a short hop over the channel to France, or a multi-week trek on the other side of the globe. Below are a few suggestions similar to Chateau Beaumont , or head to our tailor-made trip form and let us know how we can help you!