Team or High School Soccer Camp Tour to England
Teams or schools are advised to book early as spring break period fills quickly!
After boarding your motorcoach, you will "get right into" the spirit of your soccer tour with a visit to the famed Chelsea Stadium that has held a record 82,000 fans!
After the tour, meet coach and continue to Manchester for check in for 6 nights stay.
18:30 - Evening meal at the hotel and group orientation, unpacking etc.
Famous people from Manchester include the painter Lowry, the pop group Oasis, and the football player David Beckham.
Manchester has a strong tradition of football: the original teams were the workers from different factories in the city. Teams include Manchester United, Manchester City and Bolton Wanderers. Manchester United (known locally as United or Man U) is one of the strongest soccer teams in the UK, and regularly comes top of the Premiership. The football stadium used by the team is known as Old Trafford, located in "United Road".
Day 2 17:00 Return transfer by mini bus to hotel
18:30 Evening meal at the hotel
09:00 Board mini buses for transfer to Soccer Sport Academy for full day soccer coaching including breakfast and lunch
09:00 Board mini buses for transfer to Soccer & Sport Academy for half day soccer coaching including breakfast and lunch.
13:30 Meet coach of Bullocks Coaches at training ground for transfer to Liverpool
14:30 Admission to Liverpool FC Museum and guided tour of Anfield Stadium at 15:00
16:00 Transfer to Albert Dock
16:30 Admission to the Beatles Story!
18:00 Return transfer to the hotel
19:30 Evening meal at the hotel
09:00 Board mini buses for transfer to Soccer & Sport Academy for half day soccer coaching including breakfast and lunch
13:45 Meet coach of Bullocks Coaches at training ground for transfer to Manchester
14:30 Admission to Manchester United FC Museum and guided tour of Old Trafford Stadium
(soccer players will find this a major highlight of their week!!)
and National Museum of football in Preston
17:00 Return transfer to hotel
19:00 Evening meal at the hotel
09:00 Board mini buses for transfer to Soccer & Sport Academy for a full day of soccer coaching including breakfast and lunch
17:00 Return transfer by mini bus to hotel
18:30 Evening meal at the hotel
Saturday 29th March
08:00 Breakfast at hotel
09:00 Meet coach at hotel for transfer to Preston
10:00 Admission to the National Football Museum
12:30 Board coach for transfer to Bolton
13:30 Arrive Reebok Stadium to attend Bolton v Arsenal
Meet professional York City guide for tour with admission to York Minster and Jorvik Viking Centre.Both of these sites have major historical significance in this area. Students will receive information to explore prior to departure and the history will be presented in an interactive manner.
16:45 Match Ends – board coach at prearranged point for transfer to hotel
19:30 Dinner in hostel
Breakfast at the hotel!
9:30 Meet coach of Bullocks Coaches at hotel for transfer to Blackpool.
Coach for day trip to Blackpool. Group leader to exchange voucher for wristbands at Group Arrivals office at North Entrance of Blackpool Pleasure Beach for a day of fun after a week of soccer training!
The information below suggests highlights of the area and staff along with the tour director will plan this day to include some of the following depending upon time and the needs of the group at this time in the program.
Whether your interests lie in heritage, culture or if you are simply looking for thrills and spills, you will find it all in Lancashire and Blackpool. From the peace and tranquillity of the 360 acre Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre at Martin Mere and the largely unspoilt Forest of Bowland and Pendle Hill, to Pleasure Beach, Blackpool home of the Pepsi Max Big One, the tallest, fastest roller coaster in the world, this is an area rich in its range of attractions.
Sport plays a leading role in Lancashire and Blackpool with football well represented. The National Football Museum in Preston, tells the story of the world's greatest game. The attractions' FIFA Museum houses the finest collection of football memorabilia in the world. With a further seven collections of outstanding, historical significance there are a total of 20,000 items on display. Blackburn's Ewood Park Football Stadium provides a one and a quarter hour tour including a walk through the players' tunnel towards the pitch!
16:00 Board coach at prearranged point for transfer to York Youth Hostel for check-in for 2 nights stay
19:30 Evening meal at the hostel
08:00 Breakfast in hostel
9:30 Depart hotel on foot for short riverside walk into city centre
10:00 Meet guide at South Door of York Minster for walking tour including:
The North's spiritual capital for 2000 years, York is central to Britain's colourful history. Among the highlights are the stunning York Minster, enjoy Stonegate and Shambles shopping and live the York history at the
10:30 JORVIK Viking Centre: Group 1 (22 persons)
11:00 JORVIK Viking Centre: Group 2 (21 persons)
12:30 Admission to York Minster
12:45 Guide departs group – group leaders take group shopping and to pre-arranged local museums depending on wishes of the group and return to hostel on foot.
18:30 Evening meal at the hostel
8:00 Breakfast in hostel
9:30 transfer to London for check-in (or to leave luggage if rooms are not available) for 3 nights stay.
En route stop in Sherwood Forest area for leg stretch
18:30 Evening meal at hostel
8:00 Breakfast in hostel
9:30 Off-peak travelcards valid on underground and buses within Zones 1 & 2 provided
10:30 Board boat (City Cruises) at Tower Pier for cruise to Westminster Pier
Balance of day for exploring/last minute shopping with school staff.
18:00 Evening meal at Hard Rock Café , 150 Old Park Lane – nearest tube stations are Green Park or Hyde Park Corner
11:00 Meet coach at hotel for transfer to London Heathrow Airport (Terminal 3) for check-in for your flight home.
Smiling faces arrive home!!
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