The University of Wolverhampton

Trips in the UK and local tours and events around the area 2014/15  

Date and TimeLocationWhat is included?Price
Wednesday 8th October 2014

 

Leaving
Telford Campus - 10:30am
City Campus - 11:15am
Walsall Campus - 12:00pm

Departing IKEA 4pm

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Wednesday 8th October 2014

Leaving
Telford Campus - 5:30 pm      City Campus - 6:15 pm          Walsall Campus - 7:00pm       

Departing IKEA 9:15pm

IKEA - Wednesbury Get prepped for the new term; don’t get trapped in the boring student room rut. IKEA have got lots of ideas and products to help make your first time away from home feel more like, well, home.
IKEA provide good quality products at low prices. They have a wide range of storage solutions, soft furnishings and lighting ideal for a student study bedroom.
Don’t miss out on the chance to visit this amazing store. Your room will feel so homely you will not want to leave.

 

Visit: http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/ (opens in new window)

FREE of charge.  Booking in advance required.  Book online
Saturday 11th October 2014 Leaving
Telford Campus - 8.15am
City Campus - 9am
Walsall Campus - 9.45am

Departing Stratford
Riverside Coach Park - 5pm

Stratford upon Avon

You can visit the five houses in or near Stratford-upon-Avon connected with William Shakespeare and his family; or walk through the town to discover other points of historic interest.

The trip includes a two-hour tour with a "Blue Badge Guide".

Visit: Stratford Tourist pages (opens in new window)

£8 per person

 

Tickets available online, at your Welcome Meeting, or from Walsall Cashier - WA054 and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Thursday 16th October 2014

Leaving
Telford Campus - 3.15 pm
City Campus - 4 pm
Walsall Campus - 4:45 pm

Departing Birmingham - 9 pm

 

Party Barge- Birmingham

Do you want to take a relaxing trip down the canal whilst listening to fantastic music and having a great time with your friends!

The party boat offers a truly novel venue for you to enjoy yourself. Step aboard for a gentle cruise upon Birmingham's re-vitalised canal network whilst enjoying the on-board facilities available.

You can even take your own food; you can purchase your drinks on-board!

Visit : Party Barge

£12.50 Per person

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Saturday 18th October 2014

Leaving
Telford Campus - 8.15am
City Campus - 9am
Walsall Campus - 9.45am

Departing Stratford
Riverside Coach Park - 5pm

 

Stratford upon Avon

You can visit the five houses in or near Stratford-upon-Avon connected with William Shakespeare and his family; or walk through the town to discover other points of historic interest.

The trip includes a two-hour tour with a "Blue Badge Guide".

Visit: Stratford Tourist pages (opens in new window)

£8 per person

Tickets available online, at your Welcome Meeting, or from Walsall Cashier - WA054 and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

 

Saturday 25th October 2014

Leaving
Telford Campus - 7.45am
City Campus - 8.15am
Walsall Campus - 9:00am

Departing Cardiff
Castle Street pick up point - 5pm

Cardiff , Wales

From a 2,000 year old castle to the futuristic Wales Millennium Stadium, Cardiff has plenty to keep you entertained.  There are historic attractions, art galleries and a variety of shopping centres to explore - either on foot with a city walk, or on the city sightseeing bus, Cardiff waterbus or Cardiff Bay train.

Visit:  Cardiff Tourist pages (opens in new window)

£15 per person

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Saturday 1st November 2014

Leaving

Walsall Campus - 10:30am
City Campus - 11:15am
Telford Campus - 12:00pm

Departing Blackpool:
9:00 pm

Blackpool and the Illuminations Autumn just wouldn't be the same without a trip to Blackpool’s world-famous northern lights – the Blackpool Illuminations. More than three million visitors a year can’t be wrong!

 

The magical Blackpool Illuminations will keep the resort aglow for 73 nights from Friday 29 August to Sunday 9 November 2014.


Once described as ‘Artificial Sunshine’, the Illuminations have been a major part of Blackpool’s attraction since 1879 and have been a guiding light for visitors to the resort ever since.

Visit: Blackpool Illuminations
 

£15 per person

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Saturday 8th November 2014

Leaving
Telford Campus - 7:30am
City Campus - 8:15am
Walsall Campus - 9:00am

Departing Oxford
Oxford Coach Park-5:00pm

Oxford

Oxford, the City of Dreaming Spires, is famous for its university and place in history. 
There is a wide variety of entertainment and shopping, as well as museums. It is a city easy to explore on foot. 

Visit: Oxford Tourist pages (opens in new window)

£15 per person

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Saturday 15th November 2014

Leaving
Walsall Campus - 8.30am
City Campus - 9:15am
Telford Campus - 9.45am

Departing Ironbridge: 4pm

Blists Hill Victorian Town, Ironbridge

A tour of the Victorian Town for a taste of what life was like and then on to the to the Ironbridge, a famous landmark built by Abraham Darby

Visit: Blists Hill (opens in new window)

£15 includes entry fee to Blists Hill

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Saturday 22nd November 2014

Leaving
Walsall Campus - 7.45am
City Campus - 8.30am
Telford Campus - 9.15am

Departing Liverpool
Albert Dock Coach Park - 5pm

Liverpool

Liverpool is best known as the home of the Beatles and is famous of its two premier football clubs, Liverpool and Everton.  Liverpool is also a city with a wealth of places to visit. It has more listed (protected) buildings than any other city outside London and the city centre is a World Heritage Site.
There is something for everyone: galleries, museums, theatres, restaurants and bars, as well as excellent shopping outlets.

Visit: Liverpool Tourist pages (opens in new window)

£15 per person

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Friday 5th December - Sunday 7th December 2014

Edinburgh Uncovered

Journey north of the border for a true taste of Scotland, and we don't just mean the haggis! Discover this awesome city with our legendary local guides. Wander the Old Town medieval streets, sample whisky and haggis on the Royal Mile, get to know the locals on a night out, climb a volcano for awesome city views, and go shopping for your own tartan kilt! This adventure includes a stop in Durham.

Visit: Edinburgh (opens in new window)

£139.00* per person plus booking fee

*Early bird rates

Save £30 when you book by 22nd October 2014 - £109

Purchase tickets from www.dontbeatourist.co.uk/wlv

(All travel and accommodation)

Saturday 13th December 2014

Leaving
Walsall Campus - 10:00am
City Campus - 10:45am
Telford Campus - 11:30am

Departing Manchester - 7pm

Manchester Christmas Market

Still have Christmas shopping to do? Then don't miss this fantastic opportunity for a trip to the Manchester Christmas Market.

Attracting shoppers from all over the UK and beyond, the market has put Manchester city centre firmly on the Christmas map.

Visit: Manchester Christmas Market

£15.00 per person

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Saturday 31st January 2015

Leaving
Telford Campus - 8.15am
City Campus - 9am
Walsall Campus - 9.45am

Departing Stratford
Riverside Coach Park - 5pm

Stratford upon Avon  You can visit the five houses in or near Stratford-upon-Avon connected with William Shakespeare and his family; or walk through the town to discover other points of historic interest.

The trip includes a two-hour tour with a "Blue Badge Guide".

Visit: Stratford Tourist pages (opens in new window)

 £8 per person

Tickets available online, at your Welcome Meeting, or from Walsall Cashier - WA054 and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Wednesday 4th February 2015

Leaving
Walsall Campus - 9:00am
City Campus - 9:45am
Telford Campus - 10:30am

Departing Telford - 2:30pm

 

Ice Skating -Telford

Telford ice rink offers a great place for you to hang out as well as having fun. You can skate whilst listening to some great music, there is also some strobe lighting, smoke and snow to get you into the mood to skate. 

£9 per person (including admission)

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Saturday 7th February 2015

Leaving
Telford Campus - 7.30am
City Campus - 8.15am
Walsall Campus - 9:00am

Departing Bath
Riverside Coach Park - 5pm

Bath

Situated in South West England, Bath in an architectural masterpiece.  The town was first settled by the Celts, who allegedly discovered the healing properties of the hot spring water; then occupied by the Romans, who built their own temple and spa.
The famous Pump Rooms, the 16th Century Bath Abbey, Pulteney Bridge and The Royal Crescent are all worth a visit.

Visit: Bath Tourist pages

£15 per person

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Saturday 28th February 2015

Leaving
Telford Campus - 7.45am
City Campus - 8.15am
Walsall Campus - 9:00am

Departing Bath
(Coach park )- 5pm

 

Bristol

Bristol has a wealth of interesting attractions. Visit the ss Great Britain, the world's first great ocean liner, the brainchild of Isambard kingdom Brunel.

Take part in a Banksy Walking Tour.  This world famous artist exhibits some of his earlier works hidden around the streets of Bristol, his home town.

You could also enjoy a boat cruise along the ancient harbour or float above the City in a hot air balloon or hop on the red open top bus for a sightseeing tour of the city .

Visit: Bristol 

£15 per person

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

Saturday 14th March 2015

Leaving
Telford Campus - 7:30am
City Campus - 8:00am
Walsall Campus - 8.45am

Departing Stratford
Chesterton Road - 5:30pm

Cambridge Cambridge is a bustling city with many good shops; but it is most famous for its university comprising 31 colleges and containing the great architectural treasures reflecting 700 years of British heritage.

Visit: Cambridge

£15 per person

Tickets available online and City Campus Cashier - MX ground floor.

 

  • If you wish to bring somebody who is not a student at the University, please let us know when buying your ticket. 
  • If you do not have a credit or debit card, a few tickets will be available from the Cashiers in MX Building, City campus.
  • All tickets must be purchased in advance of the trip
  • Tickets are non-refundable. You can, however, sell your ticket to somebody else if you change your mind.
  • Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All times must be adhered to as no refunds are available for late arrivals.