More discounted events! Harry Potter, Edinburgh weekend and York

David Crout Associate Director for Student Services


February 3, 2017

We're pleased to announce our  excursion programme for the second half of the semester is now open. Sign-up via your Arcadia Passport account. Deadline for sign-up is 9am this Friday, 10th February. 

Don’t forget, if an event is full you can add yourself to the wait-list to be notified automatically if more space becomes available. There's a reduced price if you want to arrange your own transport. See below for more. 


Experience a different part of the UK with our two night excursion to Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, via train from London.includes entrance to edinburgh castle, walking tour, accommodation, breakfast and return train journey. 


Not only was Edinburgh one of the historical centres of the Enlightenment, it has also been at the forefront of many of the world’s medical developments. Today, the city is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site and with one visit to this beautiful city you will understand why it attracts countless scores of visitors every year. During your stay, you will have a guided walking tour along with a visit to the historic Edinburgh Castle, which has been residence to many members of Royalty, including Mary Queen of Scots. We will be staying in a central hostel with breakfast provided, and the trip will include train travel to and from London/Edinburgh. Please note this event leaves on a Friday afternoon so it is your responsibility to check for academic clashes.

Price $200 ($130 without transport)

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Spend a day in one of the best preserved medieval cities in northern England, Includes round trip train travel to/from London and a guided walking tour with professional local guide.


York is a jewel of the north, small, walkable and beautiful. A viking stronghold for many years when it was known as ‘Jorvik’. Sites to see are the Shambles area of boutique shops amidst cobbled medieval streets, the cathedral-like York Minster, Betty’s Tea Rooms or take a tranquil walk along the river.

Our day will include a guided walking tour from the local official tour guides taking you back through over 1000 years of history and along the still preserved medieval wall.

Price $45 ($10 without transport)

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Warner Bros. provides an amazing opportunity to explore the magic of the Harry Potter films. Includes transport to/from London & entrance. 


Warner Bros. Studio Tour London provides an amazing new opportunity to explore the magic of the Harry Potter films - the most successful film series of all time. This unique walking tour takes you behind-the-scenes and showcases a huge array of costumes, props, beautiful sets and recently added - The Hogwarts Express!

Price $55 ($45 without transport)


Reduced price without transport

All events include transport to/from London but if you prefer to make your own travel arrangements there's a specially discounted cost. For the discounted event cost, without transportation, simply purchase your event then contact us for a refund by Friday 10th February.