Geology

Geology is a subject that students learn about all the way from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 5. Students can choose to study it in detail at A Level or GCSE level, but it is also taught when it overlaps with subjects such as science and geography. While studying these topics, pupils and students will gain a scientific insight into the natural environment and develop an understanding and appreciation of landscape and scenery. Pupils will also have the opportunity to address various environmental and sustainability issues. As well as this, students can choose to develop their understanding further by looking at the geological processes that occur at and below the Earth’s surface and the various uses of geological materials. Geology school trips introduce students to the wonders of geology! Whether it’s wandering the Heights of Abraham or exploring Caves in Yorkshire, these school trips provide the perfect setting for students to learn more about geology and enables students to appreciate the wonderful creations that have resulted from geology.

Another great area to experience this is on a field studies school trip we have lots of locations and regions for you to choose from, whether you want a trip to experience the Jurassic coastline for fossils, Yorkshire Dales with its limestone, shale, sandstones and millstone gritted fells or Snowdonia in Wales providing Ordovician volcanic rocks or the rural countryside offering insights into the natural environment, forestry, water and mineral resources and soils.

Here at UK School Trips we want to help in providing you with options when looking at planning a school trip or educational visit that is why we have listed some great geology school trip options.   


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Leighton Hall is where history, science, geography & a variety of other subjects come to life. It's perfect for schools & educational groups wanting to experience historical heritage at its best, with excellent interactive tours & workshops.
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An ideal venue for Primary to A Level field study trips; a secluded, comfortable manor house on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, close to many classic geography, geology & biology fieldwork sites, set within 7 acres of inspiring & diverse grounds.
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Hampstead Heath Schools Programme offers exciting school trips, where students have the chance to discover a natural environment and various different organisms, while still remaining in London.
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Gulliver’s Kingdom Theme Park Resort offers exciting residential school trips, where students can take part in fantastic sleep overs and explore the parks's Lost World area after dark...
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Zip World is one of North Wale's biggest attractions, providing educational programmes which invite classes to escape the classroom and bring their learning to the outdoor environment.
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We are based on the edge of the National Trust estate of Felbrigg with easy access to miles of open countryside and an outstanding coastline.
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Blue John Cavern in Castleton, Derbyshire provides great school trip experiences such as Show Caves which have in-depth specific geological interests. The caverns within the cavern, showing stalactites, stalagmites and excellent examples of Blue John.
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From its first discovery in 1837 to its transformation into an informative and engaging School Trip destination, Ingleborough Cave has never failed to impress, inspire and astound visitors.
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Pinkery is Exmoor National Park’s centre for Outdoor Learning. Built as an upland farmhouse, the original building has been expanded to create a unique moorland residential centre.
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Cliffe House provides Outdoor Residential School Trips, where your students will have the chance to explore the natural environment while also taking part in numerous exhilarating activities, such as mountain biking and orienteering.
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Here at Zip World, students will have the opportunity to learn in an outdoor environment, spending time in nature and appreciating the environment in a way they may have never done before.
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Housed in the original 19th century quarry workshops, The National Slate Museum offers historically focused school trips, where students can explore the largest working water wheel in Britain as well as experience real blacksmith demonstrations.
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