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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Discover the Return of the Vikings to York at the newly re-imagined JORVIK Viking Centre
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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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Green Park Centre nestles at the foot of the Chilterns, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in Buckinghamshire providing inspirational outdoor adventure through its wide range of adventurous land based 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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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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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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An interactive museum dedicated to the story of the mineral mining past of the North Pennines. Launch on a voyage of learning about the people, places, tools, lifestyle, and legacy of the mining industry that once completely dominated the landscape.
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The Electric Cinema is the oldest working cinema in the whole of the UK; first opening in 1909 we are soon to celebrate our 100th Birthday.
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Artists’ Village is a full day of hands-on learning. Be inspired by the paintings & sculptures on permanent display. Opened in 1904 & purpose built to display work by the famous Victorian artist, George Frederic Watts. 
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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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Historical Interpretations History Workshops provide “Hands on History” for KS2 up to University students. Areas covered are York, Oxford and the North of England, however if requested we can travel to any part of the UK.
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A visit to The Postal Museum supports learning across the curriculum for all key stages, from EYFS, key stages 1 – 5 and SEN groups.
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