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Getaway Saturday @ National Coal Mining Museum

Our big challenge of this month’s Getaway Saturday was going 140 metres underground, professionally equipped with helmets and torches. However, our brave students managed really well in the dark! The 1-hour tour of a former coal mine was really…
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Getaway Saturday @ Stockeld Park

It was our first time at Stockeld Park and we simply loved it. We started our adventure with the Nordic ski trail which led us through the enchanted and illuminated forest. Later, at the covered ice rink, we tested our skating skills on slippery…
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Getaway Saturday @ Haworth

Although Haworth is a village, it is famous due to its connection to the Brontë sisters. Our adventure started with a diesel train ride from Keighley to Haworth where we spent some hours browsing local independent shops and visiting the Brontë…
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Getaway Saturday @ York

Although the weather forecast was not really positive on the day of our trip to York, we were quite lucky with the weather and didn’t get wet feet on our walking tour after all. After 2 hours of sightseeing, our students got a good idea of…
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Getaway Saturday @ Scarborough

Ahead of us lied a full day of activities and adventure in Scarborough when we met up at Leeds Bus Station. The two hours bus ride was absolutely worth it as our aim was to take a bath in the sea. As the water was quite cold, we changed our…
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Getaway Sunday @ Alton Towers

This year’s summer special was our trip to Alton Towers, a thrilling theme park in Staffordshire.The park has got ten exciting roller coasters and loads of other fun attractions. It was a perfect sunny day and escape from the daily routine.…
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Getaway Saturday @ Liverpool

Last Saturday we went to Liverpool, which is home of the Beatles – and Liverpool F.C. Our day started with a guided Anfield Matchday Stadium Tour. Unfortunately, we didn't see football players; however, we had the opportunity to take…
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Getaway Saturday @ Ripon and Harrogate

The first stop of our Getaway Saturday was Ripon in order visit the impressive Ripon Cathedral with its original Saxon crypt. It was quite surprising to hear that Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Woderland, was inspired by the medieval…
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Getaway Saturday @ York

At the end of November we took the bus to nearby York early in the morning on probably one of the coldest days for this time of the year. There is so much to see and to do in York so that it would take days to see everything. However, the…
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Getaway Saturday to the Yorkshire coast

A nice spring day saw our students going on a Getaway Saturday excursion to Flamborough Head and Whitby to see the beautiful Yorkshire coast. We left for Flamborough Head in the morning and started with a nice walk down the cliffs. To our greatest…