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Field Trips for Brighton, England

The following are possible destinations and activities; view term calendars for specifics. Dates and exact locations of field trips will be released once students are on-site. Due to continually evolving COVID-19 regulations some tours and field trips may or may not be available during the term you choose to study abroad.


Tower Bridge in London, England.Explore one of the world’s most diverse cities, where history and innovation intersect. We’ll experience firsthand some of London’s most famous attractions, including Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, Borough Market, and Brick Lane. Our day in the capital city will also include a distinctly cultural experience – either afternoon tea (fall) or a West End theatre performance (spring).

Windsor (fall only)

Group of students standing in front of Windsor Castle in England.Home to Windsor Castle, the historic town of Windsor is known for its cobbled streets, stunning parks, specialty boutiques, and Eton College, one of England’s most prestigious institutions. We’ll spend the day exploring some of Windsor’s most historic sites, including the royal residence of Windsor Castle and St George’s Chapel.

Hampton Court Palace (spring only)

Students in the fields of flowers in front of Hampton Court Palace.Step into history while touring this 16th century royal palace! Once home to Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty, the palace contains extravagantly furnished rooms and is surrounded by 60 acres of stunning gardens. The historic site has also served as a backdrop for many nationally important events, annual festivals, and countless period dramas.

Thanksgiving Dinner in London (fall only) *

A group of people eating Thanksgiving dinner at a table.Celebrate this traditionally American holiday with other USAC England students! Hosted in London, this dinner is a great opportunity to meet other study abroad students, share your own holiday traditions while creating new ones, and recharge before entering the final weeks of teaching in the fall semester.

Optional Seven Sisters Hike *

Five people walking on a grassy area on the Seven Sisters hike overlooking the cliffs and ocean.Join other USAC England students on an unforgettable cliff-top hike! This classic walk – one of the finest coastal walks in England – affords stunning views of white cliffs and the renowned Beachy Head before ending in the seafront town of Eastbourne. We’ll conquer the 14-mile route as a group, taking plenty of breaks to rest, recharge, and enjoy one of England’s most striking landscapes.

* Additional fee and/or transportation costs will apply; details and registration will be available on-site.

Other Opportunities

In addition to USAC-arranged field trips, the host university coordinates a series of day trips and excursions for visiting students, some for an additional fee. Students can opt into these field trips once on-site. Dates and exact locations are at the discretion of the University of Brighton’s Study Abroad office and can vary from semester to semester. Previous destinations have included:

  • London
  • East Sussex
  • Bodiam Castle & Rye
  • Stonehenge & Bath *
  • Oxford & Stratford-upon-Avon *
  • Weekend in Paris *

*Additional fee and/or transportation costs will apply; details and registration will be available on-site

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Fall/Yearlong: Open
    • Deadline: June 1
  • Spring: Open
    • Deadline: Nov 1


Minimum GPA: 2.75

Minimum class standing:

Yearlong applicants must be degree-seeking students attending a 4-year institution at the time of application

Program Type



Overseas credit

Program Capacity

36 students




AASAP/UK -- Association of American Study Abroad Programmes United Kingdom

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