Explore the UK with VIVA Trips

 

This year, VIVA Trips have more trips for students than ever. If it’s enjoying the view from Edinburgh Castle or trying on the Sorting Hat at the Harry Potter Studios, exploring the UK whilst at uni has never been easier!

Current VIVA Trips:

10th February - Stonehenge & Bath

11th February - Liverpool (The Beatles Tour)

18th February - Cambridge 

24th February - Nottingham (Robin Hood Tour)

25th February - Oxford

3rd March - Stratford-Upon-Avon (Shakespeare Tour)

10th March - Snowdonia

16-18th March - Edinburgh 

      Stonehenge & Bath

  10th February

  Price: £45

  At Stonehenge, explore the iconic stones that are believed to have formed hundreds of years ago.

  Then on to Bath! This beautiful Roman city is the host of the famous Bath Spas and sports the ruins

                                                     of the Bath Abbey. There's lots to discover in the exceptional Wiltshire County!

 

Liverpool (The Beatles Tour)

  11th February

  Price: £39

  Liverpool has so much as a major city in the UK; from food to culture and, of course, football.

  But, perhaps what still makes it stand-out is the incredible legacy of the Fab Four otherwise known as The Beatles!

  VIVA Trips begin your adventure with a 2hr tour of the Beatles' legacy including stops at Penny Lane, Strawberry and

                                                     finishing at Cavern Club; the venue where they were discovered. You will also get free time to tour the rest of the city on your own.

 

              Cambridge

  18th February

  Price: £35

  The idyllic town of Cambridge is famous for its University and historic architecture. VIVA Trips will be including tours

  of Cambridge University’s colleges as well the beautiful town. You can also take up a guided tour on its punting

  like in Venice, Italy (not included in the price). VIVA Trip’s tour will also include visits to the Mathematical

                                                     Bridge and the most accurate clock in the world (Corpus Clock) designed and inaugurated by Stephen Hawking.

 

Nottingham (Robin Hood Tour)

  24th February

  Price: £35

  This comprehensive tour will include the wider county of Nottinghamshire and not just Nottingham.

  First up, will be Sherwood Forest, home of Robin Hood and the famous Oak Tree, believed to be 800 years old

  and from where Robin Hood launched his attacks on rich traders travelling through the county. Then on to Wollaton Hall,

                                                     home of Batman! This is where the opening scene of the film Batman: The Dark Knight Rises was filmed and the Park

                                                     surrounding the Hall features some of the most beautiful creatures you will ever see - antler deer. The tour ends in the city

                                                     centre where we visit the oldest pub in England (Ye Olde Jerusalem) and the Robin Hood statue.

 

                   Oxford

  25th February

  Price: £33

  Oxford, and its oldest University, have produced more British Prime Ministers and leaders than any other University!

  On this VIVA Trip, you’ll have a guided tour of the Colleges that make up this iconic institution, after which you’ll

                                                     have free time to explore the rest of the town on your own.

 

     Stratford-upon-Avon

       (Shakespeare Tour)

  3rd March

  Price: £35

  The works of William Shakespeare are studied all over the world and have been interpreted and performed

  in several languages across different continents. Stratford-upon-Avon is Shakespeare's hometown. The town

                                                     was the inspiration for much of his work, as well as the place where he spent his formative years, went to

                                                     school and is buried. The tour begins at his school, after which you can head over to Holy Trinity Church where

                                                     he is buried. Other optional attractions include; Shakespeare's Birthplace and the Royal Shakespeare Company

                                                     theatre where legendary actors like Judi Dench, Laurence Olivier and David Oyewolo have performed.

 

               Snowdonia

  10th March

  Price: £39

  Snowdonia is one of the UK's largest expanse of land located in the north of Wales. There are very few places in

  Europe with a more stunning landscape, and this trip ensures you get the perfect view of not just the famous

                                                     mount Snowdon, but also other landmarks that define the area. The VIVA Trips tour begins at Conwy Castle and

                                                     then to the pier where we get to explore the smallest house in Britain and finally to the mountains.

 

Weekend to Edinburgh (and Glasgow)

  16-18th March

  Price: £149 (& £20)

  Edinburgh seems to be the city that has it all; the historic Edinburgh Castle, National Galleries & Museums,

  shopping on Princes Street and even guided ghost tours. Join VIVA Trips on a very Scottish adventure this March.

  Enjoy free entry to the VIVA International Party on the first night, a guided tour of Edinburgh the next day (with an

                                                     optional tour of Glasgow for £20) and then the journey home on the third day – make a weekend of it!

 

If you go on a VIVA Trips getaway this year we’d love to see your photos! Tag us on Instagram or tweet us your adventures!