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North Peak District Explorer
This trip explores the North Peaks, otherwise known as “the Dark Peak” - travelling through the Hope Valley (Hope, Hathersage, Grindleford) with a stop in Eyam, the famous Plague Village of the 17th Century! Part of the day will be spent exploring Treak Cliff Cavern, famous for its blue john semi precious stone unique to this area. The cavern houses some of the most beautiful cave formations found in the UK and is located in the pretty village of Castleton known as “the gem of the Peaks”. Websites: peakdistrict.gov.uk, bluejohnstone.com, castleton.co.uk, eyamplaguevillage.co.uk
PLEASE NOTE: Good walking clothing and shoes are essential for this trip
Please refer to maps below to see where the departure points are.
There are two pick up points for every International Society trip.
The first pick-up point is at The University of Salford.
The coach stops outside the Maxwell Building.
The second pick-up point is The International Society building on Oxford Road.
The coach stops outside the main entrance.
If you are a member and signed in a £5 discount will be applied to your day trip fee.
When should I arrive at the departure point?
Always allow plenty of time to get to the departure point and we recommend that you are there at least 10 minutes before the stated departure time.
The coach will leave from outside the International Society office on Oxford Road at the stated departure time. There is also a pick up from The University of Salford half-an-hour before that, outside the Maxwell Building.
What should I bring along for the trip?
As weather in the UK can be unpredictable, we advise you to always wear appropriate clothing to anticipate rain and cold weather. Food is not provided on the trips, however you are more than welcome to bring along pack lunches or to purchase refreshments at your destination. Please note that hot food is not permitted on the coach at any time.
Can I get a refund?
Day Trip Cancellation and Refunds
Please bring your ticket to the office at least one week in advance of the trip taking place if you know that you are unable to go. Please note that ticket money cannot be refunded for trips unless the ticket is resold after we have sold our own tickets. A cancellation charge of £1.00 per ticket is made. Refunds must be collected within 14 days of the trip.
Overnight Trip Cancellation and Refunds
Please note that cancellations cannot be accepted unless more than two weeks notice is given. A refund can only be given if we are able to resell your place on the trip. A cancellation charge of £5.00 per booking is made. Refunds must be collected within 14 days of the trip.
PLEASE NOTE THAT NO MONEY CAN BE REFUNDED IF YOU DO NOT SHOW UP ON THE DAY OF THE TRIP OR ARE LATE AND MISS THE COACH.
THE SOCIETY AND STAFF CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, LOSS, OR INJURY SUSTAINED BY PARTICIPANTS ON INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY TRIPS.
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|Children aged 5 to 16||£ 18.00|
|Children aged 2-4||£ 10.00|