History

Make your next History school trip the best one yet, with our fantastic range of venues ideal for history school trips across the UK!

History is a fantastic subject covering all key stages 1,2, and 3 at school in the classroom looking into historical time periods such as ancient Greece, Roman, Egyptian, Medieval, Elizabethan, Saxon, Viking, Tudor, Stuart and the Industrial Revolution. History school trips are a key part of any school's history curriculum, there is no better way for your pupils to learn than to see, feel and experience history with their own eyes taking in places, buildings, battle sites and peoples living conditions in different time periods.  

Below you will find a wide range of history school trip locations to suit all age groups and abilities, let your pupils' imaginations take them back in time on a learning adventure they will never forget. Just some of the history school trip venues we offer include Historic BuildingsHistorical Heritage Locations, MuseumsArts & GalleriesCastlesCathedrals, Abbeys & ChurchesHeritage RailwaysAviation Heritage Sites, Ships & Maritime Museums.

Start browsing below for your next history school trip, or if you would like to refine your options further, go to our Plan Your Trip page to use our keywords and filter search to find the ideal location for your next history school trip in no time!


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The British Motor Museum is great for students of all ages. Our amazing collection tells the story of people, products and places linked to Britain’s motor industry & can help support studies across many areas of the National Curriculum.
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Fun Science workshops are available to primary schools and include a variety of ways of teaching curriculum science that may be beyond the scope of usual science lessons.
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Wildlife park for British animals only, past & present, set in an ancient coppiced woodland. The education team uses both the animal collection (including wolves, lynx, owls, deer, wild boar, bison, badgers, elk & reindeer) & the woodland for teaching.
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Henley Fort is a Victorian Fort built during the late 19th Century to protect London from invasion by the French; later it was used by the Home Guard in World War 2 as a re-supply depot.
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York’s Chocolate Story delivers wonderful educational tours, where your students will be given the chance to explore the origins of chocolate, learn how to taste chocolate like an expert and even have a go on our chocolate making station!
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Avon Boating is one of England's oldest and largest traditional boating companies, offering boats for hire on one of the finest rivers in the country, the Avon at Stratford.
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Camel Creek Adventure Park has something for all students. With a huge variety of animals to discover and numerous mechanical rides, this adventurous school trip venue is guaranteed to be enjoyed by all! Even the teachers will be sad to leave.
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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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The National Videogame Museum uses the very technology that students are increasingly familiar with as a medium for them to unleash their creativity and to also teach them valuable technical skills.
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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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We provide a mixture of workshops on the textile industry, with working machinery in action to give a flavour of sights, smells & sounds of a working woollen mill. We give an overview of the whole process of the industry, from sheep to finished fabrics.
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Here at The Mumford Theatre, our goal is to make theatre accessible to everyone, regardless of age or ability. We encourage the study of drama and performing arts, providing students with unique and artistic experiences.
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