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In view of the well documented implications of the unprecedented worldwide Coronavirus pandemic, we want to reassure you that that the safety and well-being of all of our touring groups is very important to us and that we are closely monitoring advice from the Government, Foreign & Commonwealth Office and ABTA.

We have been dealing with the repatriation of clients stuck in Spain and are supporting our staff who are in self isolation.

Our office is now in full lockdown and we have very limited email access but those who are able to work are working around the clock to ensure that we can assist our customers with the most urgent needs and our goal is to ensure that anyone due to travel in the next seven days has been updated on their tour and given a list of options available to them, we will not however have the resources to enter into conversations over these options at this stage.

We will continue to contact tour organisers whose travel plans have been effected.

Best wishes at what is a difficult time for us all and thanks for your understanding,

The Burleigh Travel Team

  • Liverpool Collegiate RFC U15s Rugby Tour To Holland

Junior Rugby Tour to the Hilversum Festival: Olney RFC U16's

Read about this junior rugby team's tour to Hilversum


Junior Rugby Tour to the Hilversum Festival: Olney RFC U16's

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Junior Rugby Tour to Hilversum

During their rugby tour to Holland, the junior rugby players of Olney Rugby Club U16's were able to combine playing a friendly fixture against a local Dutch side with entering a popular rugby tournament; giving them an ideal blend of both kinds of rugby tour.

The four day tour started with the group being collected from their club house and taken to the ferry port to make their way over to Holland. Upon arrival they were able to make use of the excellent facilities at the holiday park accommodation and relax for the evening. The Saturday of the tour saw the chance for the team to have a 'warm up' friendly match against Oemoemenoe RC - a team who had hosted an under 16 squad from Olney on a previous Burleigh Travel rugby tour; each time providing an outstanding reception for the touring parties.

Olney RFC U16 Team Photo Hilversum

The Hilversum Tournament took place on Easter Sunday as it has done on each year of its longstanding history. Teams are attracted from all over Europe to compete at all junior rugby levels. Olney RFC participated in 2 consecutive years and were successful in reaching the knockout stages both times; a proud achievement for all the players to bring back to the UK with them.

Olney RFC U16 Hilversum Festival

The U16 age group from Olney RFC have travelled to Holland a further three times since their initial visits to Holland referred to above - which is testament to the excellent hospitality that the Dutch show to all British junior rugby tours as well as the service provided by Burleigh Travel.


Olney RFC U16's : Rugby Tour to Hilversum Highlights!

The rugby tour to Holland was thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended, with the following highlights being memorable:


  • Tournament participation: Hilversum Tournament
  • Fixture v Oemoemenoe RC: excellent hosts year after year
  • Great facilities at the park: highly recommend for junior rugby tours to keep the team entertained when the games have finished
  • Dutch hospitality: second to none
  • Excellent weather just topped it all!


If this is a tour that appeals to you and your rugby club, please contact us through our online enquiry form and we will happily provide you with the information you need.

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