Robin Hood's Bay and Ironbridge Gorge Sample Itineries

Here are the sample itineraries for our residential visits to Robin Hoods Bay and Ironbridge Gorge.  Parents should always ask for paper copies to ensure they have the most up to date version.
 
ITINERARY ROBIN HOOD’S BAY
 
Tuesday/Friday:
 

 8.30 am          Depart Broughton Junior School.

10.00 am         Toilet stop at Bridlington.

11.00 am         Arrive Robin Hood's Bay.

12.00 noon      Lunch Thorpe Hall -    Discuss the importance of the Hall to smugglers.

 1.30 pm          Walk to Stoupe Beck and Robin Hood's Bay via      the Cleveland Way.

 5.30 pm          Tea

 6.30 pm          Walk to the village of Raw via smuggling route.

 9.30 pm          Supper and bed.
 
 Wednesday/Saturday:
 

 8.30 am          Breakfast.

 9.30 am          Visit Robin Hood's Bay church and enter smuggling roles.

11.30 am         Explore streets of Robin Hood's Bay.

12.00 noon      Lunch.

12.30 pm         Smuggling plans, mapping, timing and route planning in Robin Hood's Bay.

 4.00 pm          Collect vocabulary for written work.

 5.30 pm          Tea.

 6.30 pm          Video about Herring Gulls.

 7.00 pm          Visit Church to confirm smuggling arrangements.

 9.30 pm          Supper and bed.

 

Thursday/Sunday:
 

 8.30 am          Breakfast.

 9.30 am          Rockpool studies. Pool plans and cross-sections.

12.00 noon      Lunch.

12.30 pm         Finalise plans for smuggling. Sketching and symmetry work (depending on tide)

 5.30 pm          Return for tea. Finalise smuggling details.

 7.00 pm          Smuggling run through streets of Robin Hood's Bay.

 9.30 pm          Bed.

 

Friday/Monday:
 

 8.30 am                      Breakfast.

 9.30 am                      Packing.

10.00 am                     Shopping and final work.

11.00 am                     Lunch.

12.00 - 1.00 pm           Pack bus.

 3.00 pm                      Arrive back in Broughton.         
 
Please note that these are only approximate timings, which may change due to tide times and/or weather conditions
 
ITINERARY IRONBRIDGE GORGE 
 

Tuesday

 

 

8.15 am

Arrive Broughton Junior School for departure at 8.30 am

11.45 am

12.15 pm

Arrive Ironbridge Youth Hostel Unpack Bus

Packed Lunch

1.30 pm

Visit the Derby House, Quaker graveyard, Blast Furnace & Museum of Iron.

4.00 pm

Leave to walk back to Youth Hostel

6.00 pm

Evening Meal

7.30 pm

Allocate bedrooms and unpack bags Sketching or written work.

8.00 pm

Historical Activities.

9.30 pm

Supper and Bed

 

 

Wednesday

 

8.00 am

Breakfast

10.00 am

Visit Tar Tunnel and Coalport Museum

12.30 pm

Packed Lunch

1.30 pm

Walk to and visit Enginuity.

4.00 pm

Sketching Ironbridge Gorge

5.30 pm

Evening Meal

7.30 pm

Historical Activities

9.30 pm

Supper and Bed

 

 

Thursday

 

8.00 am

Breakfast

9.30 am

Depart for walk to Open Air Museum

10.00 am

Arrive Blists Hill Open Air Museum

Victorian School Experience

12.00 pm

Packed Lunch

1.00 pm

Explore Victorian houses, shops, offices, machinery, and squatter’s cottage.

4.30 pm

Depart Museum

5.30 pm

Evening Meal

6.30 pm

Historical Activities

9.30 pm

Supper and Bed

 

 

Friday

 

8.00 am

Breakfast

9.00 am

Historical Activities

11.00 am

Pack Bus

11.30 am

Depart for Broughton

1.30 pm

Packed Lunch at appropriate Service Station

3.30 pm

Arrive at Broughton

 

Medicines should be handed in at school on the day of departure clearly labelled with dosage instructions and your child’s name.