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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Impressive frontier fortress with 900 years of history – excellent for medieval, Tudor and Civil War topics, 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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Chatsworth offers artistic and engaging school trips, where students can explore their beautiful outdoor surroundings and develop their technical and creative skills.
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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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Set in the heart of rural north Devon, Great Potheridge is a historic grade 1 listed manor house, 16 miles from Okehampton & 45 miles from Exeter. We can accommodate up to 70 within the house & adjacent barn complex. Offering sole use to groups. 
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Bath Bus Company provide an efficient and informative way to explore the city of Bath, offering customers recorded commentary in a variety of languages.
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The Silverstone Experience provides students with the opportunity to explore the home of British Motor Racing, learning about the engineering and technology involved and also discovering the retired circuit.
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Proud holders of the Sandford Award for Excellence in Heritage we offer a range of formal education and learning opportunities at all Key Stages as well as specialist vocational modules including Welsh Bacc and Leisure, Tourism and Business studies.
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Here at The Acorn Forest Schools, staff use a holistic approach to teach PSHE and various other areas of the curriculum. This will provide your students with a personal learning experience that will benefit their individual needs.
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Science Dome offers a variety of shows for all age groups, including the Moon landings, a trip through the Solar System, Rocks and Soils, and Dinosaurs.
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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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The de Havilland Aircraft Museum is home to many iconic aircrafts, including the the de Havilland Mosquito – “The Wooden Wonder". Students can explore these in detail or also take part in guided tours, which our focused at our younger audiences.
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From the 13th-century Beaulieu Abbey to revolutionary motoring breakthroughs at the National Motor Museum, the attraction offers a wide range of opportunities for educational groups.
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