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Global Campus Programme

Global Campus trips

Join one of our friendly Global Guides on a trip to explore the north of England.

Saturday 30 October - Durham

Looking across the city of Durham to the cathedral
Durham Cathedral

The City of Durham is full of charm and history, with a river running through its centre and with two well-known-landmarks, Durham Castle and Cathedral, towering majestically over the streets. You will be enchanted by this beautiful location.

On this trip you will get the opportunity to explore these two historical sites. Durham cathedral was built in 1093 and is known for its Romanesque architecture. The cathedral’s unique medieval cloister is also known for featuring in the first two Harry Potter films, staging as part of Hogwarts’ magical grounds in 'The Philosophers Stone' and 'The Chamber of Secrets'.

Similarly, Durham Castle also played a role in the Harry Potter films, as it inspired the interior of the renowned Great Hall.

The city centre is just as magical, filled with charming cafes and shops nestled amongst the cobbled streets that wind their way through the city centre.

This trip costs £30. This price includes return travel, entry to the castle, and two tour guides for the day.

Buy a ticket for the Durham trip or buy a Semester 1 trip pass to all 3 trips and save £15.

Visit the This is Durham website to find out more about what Durham has to offer.

Saturday 27 November - Manchester Christmas Markets

Manchester Christmas markets at night
Christmas Market at night

Explore what one of the biggest cities in the north has to offer, with museums, shops and culture.

Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester has a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport.

On this trip to Manchester, you will be getting a unique experience of this city seeing it at its best during the festive period.

From November to December Manchester’s city centre transforms into a winter wonderland with its award winning Christmas markets.

Spend the day browsing over 300 stalls and wooden chalets selling a range of unique gifts and indulge in some international cuisine, or festive food and drink whilst soaking up the Christmassy atmosphere.

The price of this trip is £30. This cost includes return travel to Manchester and two tour guides for the day. Entry to the markets and many of the museums is free.

Buy a ticket for the Manchester Christmas Markets trip or buy a Semester 1 trip pass to all 3 trips and save £15.

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