March 4th, 2020
St Ives is safe, secure and easy to navigate. A fantastic destination for all schools, no matter the age or focus of your students. Read about some of the awesome things you can get up to as well as download our FREE sample itinerary for a 3 – 5 day trip to St Ives.
August 28th, 2018
Download our FREE guide to planning your class art trip in St Ives. This eBook covers everything you’ll need to build your art trip itinerary in St Ives. It includes tips on the best views for sketching through to details of artist educators, workshops and art institutions in and around St Ives.
March 5th, 2018
We get loads of great schools coming to stay with us at all times of the year. We decided to interview one of our more regular visitors – Sarah Beales, Head of Art at Queen Anne’s School in Caversham. She was super co-operative, thank you Sarah!
Read her interview here…
December 13th, 2017
Last week at the British Youth & Travel Awards 2017 Cohort was awarded BRONZE in the category of Best Accommodation and WE ARE OVER THE MOON!
The British Youth Travel Awards are run by the British Education Travel Association and are the industry’s opportunity to reward high achievers, gain recognition, and raise the profile of the work and individual successes of organisations engaged in youth, student and educational travel, to from and within the UK.
August 29th, 2017
We love… Barnoon Workshop, a dedicated space for Arts & Crafts activities in St Ives. Perfect for individuals, schools or groups; their classes range from drop-in through to more in-depth courses. Barnoon Workshop opened around the same time as Cohort Hostel so we feel a particular affinity to them.
We got together recently and had a chat with founders Pete Giles and Zoe Eaton to find out what they love about St Ives and why they opened Barnoon Workshop.
November 4th, 2015
St Ives is a great place for a school trip; great art, iconic institutions, beautiful beaches and no need at all to trek umpteen children on and off public transport or coaches. Over the past year we’ve had some great schools and colleges visiting the area and staying with us: The teachers always look like they’re having a relatively stress-free time of it and the kids love the beaches and town.
Now we know there’s loads to do in the area but what does a school trip really consist of and what do you need to watch out for if you’re bringing your class to St Ives?