School Trips - History and Heritage

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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Evidence of human activity dates back around 250,000 years before Jersey became an island. Jersey became an island some 6,000 years ago due to rising sea levels.

The island has a complicated and fascinating history and since the Feudal Age each of the ensuing centuries has brought great change to the island. These changes are all detailed in the various, castles, museums and historical sites that are open to visit.

Example Itineraries

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The tour can be tailored to any particular period in the island's history with fully qualified guides. As an example see below for a sample package. A final itinerary would be created to fit your budget and specific requirements.

* Return transport to Jersey
* Shared accommodation with meals as detailed
* A visit to La Hougue Bie, built long before the Egyptian pyramids.
* Explore Mont Orgueil Castle which for years protected the east coast
* See farming as it was in the 15th century at the Hamptonne Country Life Museum
* Take the short ferry ride to Elizabeth Castle for a fully guided tour
* A visit to either the Jersey Museum or the Maritime Museum
* 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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