Cathedrals. Abbeys. Churches

Visits to religious sites such as cathedrals, churches and abbeys taken as a school trip, can provide pupils with invaluable insights into history, worship, belief and the role religion plays in our society today. Wandering around these beautiful buildings, youngsters and adults will marvel at the often grand and intricate architecture and features, the wonderfully colored stained glass and the woven tapestries and the stories that lie within them, and understand how integral music is to worshipping or offer them something of a higher form. Educational visits to a cathedrals church or abbey could also encompass elements of History and Religious Education as core subjects. Pupils of all Key stages will benefit from an organized group visit; please see our many listed sites to book yours today.


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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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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.
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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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Iron Age settlements, Roman forts, medieval abbeys, Tudor castles, Victorian mansions and gardens, World War fortresses - you name it, our exceptional out of the classroom sites offer unlimited cross-curricular learning opportunities.
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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.
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WorldStrides is one of the world’s leading educational travel providers with 50 years of experience in arranging outstanding school tours.
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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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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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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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Step back in time to December 1940, bringing history and RE to life, we offer an Education Pack with a brand-new Audio Tour, based on truth, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund, as part of the Restoration of the church. The visit is FREE of charge.
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Enrich your students’ learning and take them time-travelling with a group visit to Torre Abbey Museum. Explore a unique set of buildings and grounds that have witnessed events spanning over 800 years.
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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.
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