Spring 2022: Harlaxton Family Trip

Spring 2022: March 10-13, 2022

Interested in visiting your student during their time at Harlaxton, but not sure how or when to plan it? The Harlaxton family trip gives you the chance to stay at the manor, travel with your student, and take part in special family events at Harlaxton without the stress of organizing it all yourself!



Itinerary table
Date Activities

Wednesday, March 9

Departure from the US

Thursday, March 10

Arrival Day

  • Arrive at London Heathrow
  • Flights should be booked to arrive before 10:30am in order to take the group transport to Harlaxton.
  • Coach to Harlaxton
  • Settle into rooms
  • Family house tour
  • Dinner at the manor
Harlaxton Manor Front

Friday, March 11

Day trip to Leicester

  • Coach transportation provided
  • Time to explore Leicester
    • Richard III Memorial and Leicester Cathedral
    • Markets and cultural centers
    • Sport, shopping, etc
  • Lunch at a well-known curry house
  • Afternoon visit to Bradgate Park
  • Return to Harlaxton for dinner

Saturday, March 12

Day trip to York

  • Coach transportation and packed lunches provided
  • Tickets to York Minster (one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in northern Europe!)
  • Time to explore in York; potential activities could include:
    • Jorvik Viking Centre
    • The Shambles
    • Clifford's Tower
    • National Railway Museum
    • York's Chocolate Story
  • Return to Harlaxton for dinner

Sunday, March 13

Family Day at Harlaxton

  • Brunch at the manor
  • “Hidden Harlaxton” tour-to include railway tunnels, hidden passages, etc
  • Floral workshop
  • Free time to go into town or explore around the manor and area
  • Sunday roast dinner banquet

Monday, March 14

Farewells at the Manor

  • Morning free at Harlaxton
  • Farewell lunch with students
  • Afternoon free for independent departures from Harlaxton
  • Due to COVID-19 regulations around entry to the UK, all family members participating in this program will have to follow UK requirements by submitting proof of vaccination (or complete a quarantine period prior to the program start date) and booking a COVID-19 test kit in advance to be tested after arrival. Further details about thispolicy can be found online.
  • Families on this trip will be housed in the Carriage House at Harlaxton in student-style rooms with shared bathrooms.
  • There are two options for program prices: $800/person and $1325/couple. Please contact us at harlaxton@evansville.edu if you are wanting to bring more family members than a couple, to inquire about family-style rooms and suites available.
  • There will be the option to upgrade to a Blue Corridor (faculty-style, fancier) room for an additional $300/reservation. This is only available for a very limited number of registrants; this is first-come, first-serve.
  • The price includes the itinerary above. Flights to/ from the UK are extra and the responsibility of the participant(s) to book.
  • Students will automatically be added to the list for the day trips for this program at no extra cost.
  • The deadline to register and pay in full is February 1, 2022!
  • If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact the UE Harlaxton office at 812-488-2039 or harlaxton@evansville.edu.