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.


thumb_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.
thumb_1821-english-heritage-1
We aim to promote greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups, FREE ENTRY to 400+ venues, free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, education facilities, resources & activities.
thumb_1912-carlisle-castle-1
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.
thumb_2140-isle-of-wight-experience-1
Isle of Wight Experience is a firmly established business with an excellent working relationship with educational school trips on the Isle of Wight and surrounding South coast areas.
thumb_warwickcastle1
Warwick Castle, bringing history to life for school trips and educational visits! Experience curriculum based tours and workshops (Key Stage 1-5).
thumb_1819-english-heritage-1
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.
thumb_oxford-castle-prison-1
Oxford Castle and Prison provides school trip workshops, where students can learn about the 1000-year-old history of the castle and its surrounding environment. The knowledgeable staff and various activities ensure that all students are interested.
thumb_1822-kenilworth-castle-elizabethan-garden-1
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. 
thumb_1814-english-heritage-1
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.
thumb_2188-historic-environment-4
School visits to Historic Environment Scotland sites are a great way to deliver the curriculum, by encouraging discovery and exploration outside the classroom.
thumb_1846-adaptable-travel-1
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.
thumb_1817-english-heritage-1
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.
Go To Top