England, Scotland & Ireland 2018 Blyth Academy International Summers Program

TRAVEL JOURNAL

9/10 Scotland, England & Ireland: Time To Say Goodbye

Time To Say Goodbye Hi everyone: We have come to the end of an amazing two and a half weeks in the British Isles. We are on our way home after a busy and exciting final day. In the morning, students wrote exams and completed final tasks, bringing their courses to an...
9/10 Scotland, England & Ireland - student exploring Dublin

9/10 Scotland, England & Ireland: Final Countdown in Dublin

Final Countdown in Dublin We have just completed another busy day. This was a full day of class for students to work on culminating tasks and study for exams. It was a long day that requires great focus from our students. Many students were excited by the end of the...
Study Abroad in Scotland, England & Ireland this summer with Blyth Academy International Summers

910 Scotland, England & Ireland: We’ve Arrived in Ireland!

We've Arrived in Ireland! Good afternoon from the Emerald Isle! I can report that we've arrived safely from London and are checked into our hotel in Dublin. Students are happy with their new digs. We're looking forward to having dinner nightly at our hotel and staying...

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STUDY ABROAD IN SCOTLAND, ENGLAND & IRELAND

About This Program

Travel abroad through the ancient lands of kings and queens, Celts and Druids, Harry Potter and Dumbledore, and along the path of Vikings through Scotland, England, and Ireland.

On the banks of the Clyde River in Scotland is Glasgow, a contemporary city of culture, with galleries, cafés, and shopping. Learn about the city’s history at the Riverside Museum, attempt to understand the strong Glaswegian accent, and enjoy unique Scottish flavours like Irn-Bru pop and haggis.

In Edinburgh, Scotland’s grand capital, explore the historical neighbourhoods and be awed by the city’s very own castle overlooking the streets below! Take in splendid panoramas from Calton Hill, and enjoy an optional excursion to see lochs and the Highlands.

Next, on this study abroad program, students will travel south to the ancient walled city of York, home to the Shambles, arguably the best-preserved medieval street in the world. Board a steam train for an unforgettable journey through the rolling hills of the North York Moors, including a stop at Goathland, also known as Hogsmeade in the Harry Potter films!

In London, stroll along the Thames and spot the famous Big Ben, Tower Bridge, and Tate Modern. Take an unforgettable trip to Shakespeare’s Globe theatre, view history and culture at the British Museum, and browse the shops at Covent Garden, Regent Street, and Oxford Street. Maybe even take the opportunity to see the entire city from above on the London Eye.

Develop an ear for the craic in Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland. Use your Dublin Pass to join a hop-on, hop-off bus tour and choose which of the top attractions to visit, including the Guinness Storehouse, the Dublin Zoo, the Viking museum, and trendy Grafton Street, where you can shop for the perfect souvenir to bring home.

SPECIAL PROGRAM NOTE: Make sure to bring comfortable walking shoes! Many of the places we visit are discovered on foot.

Itinerary

July 3rd – July 20th, 2019

 
Glasgow ▸ 3 days
Edinburgh ▸ 3 days
York ▸ 2 days
London ▸ 4 days
Dublin ▸ 4 days
*All dates are subject to change.

INCLUSIONS

Activities included in your program

City walking tours
City walking tours
Steam train ride
Steam train ride
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Visit Hogsmeade
Visit Hogsmeade
Hop on/off bus tour
Hop on/off bus tour
Included in your program: City walking tours
Included in your program: A Steam train ride
Included in your program: Visit Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Included in your program: Visit Hogsmeade
Included in your program: Hop on/off bus tour

▸ Round-trip group airfare from Toronto
▸ Group airport transfers at location
▸ Transportation between cities
▸ Accommodation
▸ Tuition

▸ Breakfast and dinner daily
▸ Farewell Banquet
▸ Supervision
▸ Pre-departure briefing and materials
▸ Designated outings and activities

▸ City orientation tours
▸ Use of free Internet, where available*
▸ Access to Travel Journal
▸ Access to Vidigami photo sharing
▸ And much more!

* Most hotels have Wi-Fi in common areas. Please note Internet access may not be available in bedrooms.

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Dear Future Student

You are in for the summer of your life! You are going to have a blast! You will learn so much about the world and yourself while making friends that will last forever! Keep up with your school work, but do not forget to live in the moment and enjoy where you are because this is a once in a lifetime opportunity. I am so excited for you!

Alyx

HOW WE GET THERE

Flight Details

Groups are required to meet at the airport 3 hours prior to departure

DateAirline/FlightDepartureArrival
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Air Transat flight 324
Depart Toronto 10:05 pm
Arrive Glasgow 9:45 am, July 4
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Air Transat flight 333
Depart Dublin 1:10 pm
Arrive Toronto 3:45 pm
Please note: Flights are subject to change by the airline.

OPTIONALS

Optional Excursions

Registration open until June 7, 2019. Optional excursions are subject to availability. Spaces are limited.

Optional Excursion: Luss highland gathering
Optional Excursion: Stand up paddling in London
Optional Excursion: Luss highland gathering
Optional Excursion: Stand up paddling in London

PROGRAM FEES
Travel Services
(Flights, Accommodation, Meals, etc.)
$4,160
Taxes & Fees$800
Tuition & Supervision$1,835
Total:$6,795**
Did you know you can redeem Aeroplan, TD Travel, or CIBC Aventura points to the cost of the program? Click here for more details.

**Plus $195 registration fee. Includes group airfare arranged by Blyth Academy and an estimated $800 in airline and departure taxes, local taxes and fees. Please visit www.blythsummers.com/fees for an explanation of our departure taxes, fees, and surcharges, and when these fees will be invoiced. All itineraries, excursions, dates, departure taxes, fees, and surcharges are subject to change.

***Please visit www.blythpoints.com for more details on funding your program through Aeroplan points.