Come with us as we explore beautiful destinations around England, Scotland and Wales every weekend.

Our trips are open to all – students and non students, internationals and locals.


Find Your Next Adventure

We have over 50 years experience of running day and overnight trips to many of the most beautiful and interesting places around the UK. Our trips are an easy way to travel, explore and make international friends.

Our trips are affordable and gives students the opportunity to explore different parts of the UK.

Upcoming Trips

The coach pick-up point is in front of the Manchester Museum coach bay. This pick-up takes place at the time stated on the website and on your ticket. We advise that you arrive 10 minutes beforehand. Click here for directions.


Day trip to North Wales visiting Penrhyn Castle and Caernarfon

13/04/2024 08:30

The first stop is Penrhyn Castle, a neo-Norman fantasy castle with luxurious interiors, a walled garden, a Railway Museum and acres of parkland. Scenes of the HBO series, Watchmen were filmed here!   The afternoon will then be spent in Caernarfon, a lovely coastal town to spend time or visit another castle if you have time!

Included in your ticket is:

– Travel

– Ticket to Penrhyn Castle


Day Trip to Chatsworth House (House, Garden & Farmyard Included!)

20/04/2024 09:00

Chatsworth House has long been known as a centre for creativity and features art and artefacts that span 4,000 years. Explore over 25 rooms in the stately home, including the Painted Hall, State Rooms and Sculpture Gallery. Discover the history of the Devonshire family and how seventeen generations have each contributed to the creation of one of Derbyshire’s finest country houses. 

Chatsworth is cared for by Chatsworth House Trust, a registered charity established in 1981.

Included in your ticket is:
-Travel to Chatsworth 
-Return to Manchester
-Visit to House, Garden & Farmyard
-Reccomendation Itinerary


Day trip to Llandudno with a visit to Conwy Castle

21/04/2024 08:30

Where the sea meets the mountains, offering a perfect blend of coastal beauty and Welsh hospitality.

Included in your ticket is:
-Travel to Llandudno
-Return to Manchester
-Visit to Conwy Castle
-Recommendation Itinerary



Frequently Asked Questions

Where's the pick-up point for the trips?

The coach pick-up point is at the bus stop on Upper Brook Street between Brunswick and Dover Street (click here for the map) .This pick-up takes place at the time stated on the website and on your ticket. We advise that you arrive 10 minutes beforehand.

What's the Covid Policy Sept 2022?

Lateral flow tests are not required to go on the trips. You are welcome to wear a face mask when attending our trips if you would prefer to do so and it makes you feel more

We ask our members to continue watching out for each other’s health and welfare by not attending our trips if you are feeling unwell or have covid like symptoms such as a
temperature, runny nose or a headache.

I'm not an international student, can I still go on the trips?

Yes you can! Our trips are open to all – students and non students. 

Can I cancel my trip and get a refund?
Yes you can if you inform the office one week in advance by phone or email to let us know that you wish to cancel your place on the trip.
We can then cancel your ticket and offer a refund for your ticket once we have sold all of our tickets on sale. A cancellation charge of £1.00 is made per ticket.  Tickets bought online will be refunded to the card used to pay for your ticket and take 3 working days to process. ULC students who receive free tickets paid for by their course cannot change to another trip once they are booked.


Will the trip still go ahead in bad weather conditions such as heavy rain?

Yes, it will! Rain or shine, we still travel in the UK.  Please check the weather forecast before you go and wear appropriate clothing such as a waterproof jacket and good footwear for rainy days.  The International Society will email to inform you if a trip is cancelled due to extreme weather conditions.



Our day trips are organised by Manchester International Society Travel (MIST) Ltd and reserves the right to ammend and/or change the details of the trips programme should any necessity arise. The International Society, MIST Ltd and staff cannot be held responsible for any damage, loss or injury however sustained by participants on trips. .



0161 275 2930

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International Society,

c/o UMSU, Oxford Road, 

Manchester, M13 9PR

Our offfice is located at the ground floor of University of Manchester’s Students’ Union.