Castles

School visits to historical sites such as castles, abbey and country houses, are a fantastic way for children & pupils to bring pastimes alive. Topics covered include prehistory, Norman and Medieval time’s right through to present day. Children and adults alike will be enthused and inspired by these awe-inspiring sites. Please see our listed venues to plan a castle school trip experience, where visits can be organized as self-led, as well as led by an expert. Days can be related to specific school topics for all age ranges, or interlinked to a Key stage 4 or 5 core subject.


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Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Gardens provides school trips & educational visits with great tours, exhibitions & interactive workshops, explore the Tudor gardens, medieval kitchens , great hall & Caslte or walk around the almost complete outer walls. 
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Capture the imagination of your students, as they witness 1,100 years of history come vividly to life in one of Britain’s finest medieval fortresses. Our education team host curriculum-linked tours and workshops for KS1-4 that can be added when booking.
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English Heritage is to be applauded for the development of the Discovery Visits, which interpret the story of the site and give a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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We aim to promote greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups, FREE ENTRY to 400+ venues, free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, education facilities, resources & activities.
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We aim to promote greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups, FREE ENTRY to 400+ venues, free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, education facilities, resources & activities.
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Home to many of the world's rarest creatures and most endangered species, Dudley Zoo & Castle provides fantastic School Trips where students can explore numerous animal exhibits including Lemur Wood and Lorikeet Lookout.
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English Heritage is to be applauded for the development of the Discovery Visits, which interpret the story of the site and give a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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Absolute Travel and Tours is one of the leading specialist school and group tour operators in the United Kingdom organising sports tours, adventure holidays, ski trips, music and educational tours for school, college and club groups for all ages.
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English Heritage is to be applauded for the development of the Discovery Visits, which interpret the story of the site and give a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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School visits to Historic Environment Scotland sites are a great way to deliver the curriculum, by encouraging discovery and exploration outside the classroom.
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We aim to promote greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups, FREE ENTRY to 400+ venues, free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, education facilities, resources & activities.
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English Heritage is to be applauded for the development of the Discovery Visits, which interpret the story of the site and give a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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