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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English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, and educational facilities.
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English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and place to visiting schools.
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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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An impressive frontier fortress with 900 years of history – excellent for Medieval, Tudor and Civil War topics. Carlisle Castle provides students with a sense of how the site has changed over time and what life was like for the people who lived here.
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We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, and educational facilities.
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Adaptable Travel is the UKs most innovative school trips operator offering unique, safe and low-cost school trips and educational tours to destinations across the UK, Europe and worldwide.
Absolute Travel
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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We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, and educational facilities.
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