Top 5 UK Destinations to Visit with your Minibus
Everyone loves a trip away from normal reality, some prefer a trip to the seaside while others enjoy a sight-seeing, activity-based breaks. Making new trips and experiences in your school minibus for your institution is the icing on the cake to make an ideal trip that little bit sweeter. To inspire you to get behind the wheel and go on an adventure, here are the top 5 UK destinations to visit in your school minibus from Marshall to benefit you and your pupils.
1) Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire
Built over several centuries across Norman and Tudor times, the Elizabethan Garden was re-opened to the public in 2009. Originally built for Elizabeth I by the Earl of Leicester, Robert Dudley, its design is based on a contemporary letter written by Robert Langham in 1575.
2) Black Country Living Museum, West Midlands
Experiencing the life of a 1850s miner isn’t something you’d expect to do every week. This 26-acre open-air site with more than 40 buildings includes a pub, chapel, a Twenties cinema, Thirties fish and chip shop, trolley buses and tram links to the site and live tours of the museum which last for 35 minutes. Located in Dudley (between Wolverhampton and Birmingham), it’s a short trip from the M40 to view this spectacular site with your students.
3) National Media Museum, West Yorkshire
For students who have low levels of concentration and patience for history and sight-seeing, why not take a visit to the interactive galleries located across the seven floors of this museum? Explore the world of photography, cinema and television, their guided tours, “Life Online” is the world’s first gallery-dedicated to the development and cultural impact of the internet in the modern world.
4) Honister Slate Mine, Cumbria
One of the UK’s finest spots, located in the Lake District, this site contains the “Infinity Bridge” – a gorge traverse at 1,200 feet high. Alongside mountain activities, along with stunning views, there’s sure to be a great day in prospect for you and your students when visiting this location in Cumbria.
5) Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland
Between Brampton and Hexham, you’ll be able to discover with your pupils the best Roman forts and museums along the 150-mile wall. If you’ve got the stamina of an Ox and a lot of time on your hands, challenge your pupils to visit the Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths, Museum and the Roman Army Museum at this historic location.
Now that you’re well equipped with ideas of a great getaway from the classroom, why not double check all of your legislative requirements to drive your Marshall Minibus with us?
To find out more on how we can help with all of your fleet requirements, please visit our ‘Your Minibus’ section on our website or call us on 01480 220 444.
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