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Visits/Trips | Warwick Summer School

As part of the Warwick Summer School, we have planned a range of lovely evening events and day trips to help you make the most of your time in the UK with us and socialise with your peers. 

Please use our booking form to book and pay for the trips. All trips must be booked and paid for prior to your arrival in July and places will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

21 JulyVisit the dreaming spires of Oxford

Home to the oldest University in the English speaking world, Oxford’s dreaming spires shouldn’t be missed. Our visit includes coach travel to and from Oxford from St Mary’s and a fabulous walking tour which includes a visit to the Great Hall at Christ Church, used as inspiration for the Hogwarts dining hall in the Harry Potter films. For those who prefer shopping to history, Bicester Village, the region’s largest Designer Outlet retail park is just a short bus or train ride away from Oxford. It’s only 60 minutes away from London Marylebone station as well if you would like to visit on another day.

A packed lunch will be provided for this trip as part of your fully catered package.

Cost: £15.00 (includes coach travel to and from campus, a historic walking tour and free time)

22 JulyThe Making of Harry Potter

Discover the filmmaking magic of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros. Studio in London.

You will go on a behind-the-scenes walking tour and be immersed into the world of film-making. The tour features authentic sets, costumes and props that showcase the British artistry, technology and talent that goes into producing world famous and successful movies.

Step onto iconic sets like the Great Hall and Diagon Alley and learn how magical creatures were brought to life on screen!

Cost: £49.00 (includes coach travel to and from campus, entry ticket with tour and free time for the gift shop!)


25 JulyExperience a different view of London

Join us for an organised all-day trip into central London which includes a trip on the iconic London Eye and experience an alternative view on a 40 minute river cruise with live commentary. The trip also includes coach travel to and from central London and will leave you with plenty of free time to explore London.

A packed lunch will be provided for this trip as part of your fully catered package.

Cost: £59.00 (includes coach travel to and from campus, hop on/hop off bus day ticket around London, a London eye and river cruise ticket and free time)

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Standard Cost: £37.00 (Does not include a hop on/hop off bus day ticket)

28 JulyVisit Brighton, London by the sea

Brighton is one of the most popular seaside destinations to visit in the UK and is known for being hip, vibrant and quirky. Our all-day visit includes coach travel to and from Brighton from St Mary’s and entrance and an audio tour to the Brighton Royal Pavilion, an exotic palace in the centre of Brighton.

A packed lunch will be provided for this trip as part of your fully catered package.

Cost: £25.00 (includes coach travel to and from campus, Royal Pavilion ticket with audio tour and free time)


29 JulyExperience the Thrills of Thorpe Park

Thorpe Park Resort is an island like no other, with over 30 rides and attractions.

Do you dare ride with The Walking Dead?

Are you brave enough to conquer the Saw rollercoaster?

Or, would you like a Super Soak on the Tidel Wave?

Whatever thrill it is you seek, you are sure to have a very memorable day!

Cost: £30.00 (includes coach travel to and from campus and park entry ticket)

1 AugustA Magical Trip to London’s West End Theatre

Your chance to experience one of London’s most popular treats, a visit to the theatre to take in one the amazing musicals the west end has to offer*

A coach will take you from the St Mary’s campus to the theatre where you will enjoy an evening performance. The coach will return you to St Mary’s at the end of the show.

Cost: £50.00 (includes coach travel to and from campus and theatre performance ticket)

*Musical to be confirmed