First Education & School Travel (FEST) is part of First Bus UK, one of Britain's largest surface passenger transport operators.

We are a highly experienced team specialising in school trip packages, educational travel and outdoor adventure. We are an official school tour operator working to current package travel regulations. We are also members of The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom.

What we do

We work in formal partnership with a range of providers across over 100 venues around the UK to offer the best choice of sites and activities, all working to LOtC guidelines.

Choose any of our venues and visit all year round, taking advantage of November to April period when there is greater availability and considerably lower costs.

In addition, we are a bonded travel company, each deposit payment you make to us is held in trust until your trip has been delivered - thus meaning your money is always safe.

We offer an all-inclusive service - bringing together each aspect of your trip to make sure you get exactly what you want from your experience. We provide coach or rail travel, accommodation, meals and exciting activities or attractions.

Our USP's

We offer a UK wide range of affordable, high quality, fully packaged school trips.

Our school trip packages are delivered all year round

Low season special prices are available 

All packages include travel - accommodation - meals and activities

UK wide service

Content delivered to all key stage levels

We work only with high quality, trusted and accredited partner providers

Simply make contact with us with your preferred dates, size of group and preferred destination and we will provide an ALL-INCLUSIVE package price for you.

Contact FEST

First Education & School Travel
Unit 5 Petre Court, Petre Road, Clayton Business Park, Clayton Le Moors, Accrington BB5 5HY

Tel: 0203 467 2002

Email: school.travel@firstbus.co.uk