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At A Glance:
  • Dates:
    June 21 - 28, 2015

    Meet/Depart:
    Robin Hood's Bay, England ~
    Oxford, England

    Price:
    $3,295/person (DO)
    $3,490/person (SO)

     


  • 1) What kind of weather can I expect in England in June?
    Average daytime temperatures in September range from low-60’s to the mid-70’s, but it can get cooler in the late evenings and night. England has a maritime climate and rain can be frequent at any time of year. Participants are highly encouraged to bring layers of clothing, a lightweight, waterproof jacket or a small umbrella.

    2) Can I arrive before or remain after the sojourn?
    Yes. If you would like to arrive at the start location in advance or remain at the end location after the sojourn has concluded, Scholarly Sojourns can help you arrange your hotel accommodation and is often able to secure attractive rates. Please indicate these preferences to us after you have registered for a particular sojourn.

    3) How much walking will be required on this sojourn?
    This sojourn involves several long walks and tours of historic sites and towns that require walking a considerable distance. All participants should be comfortable walking up to 2 miles at a time and climbing up to three flights of stairs at a time.

    4) I am a single traveler, can you help me find a roommate?
    Scholarly Sojourns will do all we can to match single travelers with a suitable roommate if they desire. But we cannot guarantee that roommates will be available. Therefore all single travelers should register as such and be prepared to pay the single traveler rate should a roommate not be identified.

    5) Is this sojourn appropriate for children?
    This sojourn is not appropriate for children. Young adults, however, will find the program quite enjoyable, and they may find it gets them extra credit in their literature class.

    The works below will help to better acquaint you with the subject matter of this sojourn.



    Tolkien, J.R.R, The Hobbit
    Tolkien, J.R.R., The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    Tolkien, J.R.R., The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
    Tolkien, J.R.R., The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    The meeting point for this sojourn is the Victoria Hotel in Robin Hood’s Bay. Participants making their own travel arrangements should plan to arrive between 12:00 and 15:00 on the first day of the sojourn. The first official activity begins at 17:00 that day.

    Optional air package from/to New York: $1,290/person
    The air package includes round-trip, trans-Atlantic flight, airport transfers in the destination, and 100% travel assurance. This travel package can be booked once you have registered for this sojourn and paid the deposit of $500 per traveler. Scholarly Sojourns can also help arrange your travel from any US gateway.


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