Day Trip Destinations

Here at UK School Trips we want to provide you with a fantastic selection of day trip destinations throughout the UK for your school trip or educational visit.  We have hundreds of venue destinations that will provide your pupils and students with a fantastic learning experience and fun environment to see first-hand so get of the out of the classroom and starting planning your educational day out.

It will be a hard decision to make as our directory provides numerous options for your school trip and educational visit from thrilling seeking theme parks & attractions, learning how to help save the planet at an environment centre, seeing products assembled on a factory visit or tour, learning about the next big breakthrough at a science discovery centre, getting physical at an adventure activity centre in the great outdoors or seeing the universe and the outer reaches of space at a Planetarium. Plus, even more day trip destinations so get searching today and choose your favourites!

All the day trip venues listed provide excellent facilities, tours, talks, interactive exhibitions and workshops interlinked with the national curriculum, so teachers be aware many day trip destinations can tailor a specific trip to your needs.


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Go Ape offers a large array of exciting activities that cater for all students, whether they want to explore up in the trees or wish to stay rooted on the ground.
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Lee Valley White Water Centre provides a safe yet adventurous space, where students of all ages and abilities can take part in outdoor activities that are guaranteed to be enjoyed by all, whilst also being highly beneficial for students' development.
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Book either a session on our huge “Total Wipeout” style inflatable Aqua Park or kneeboard, water-ski & wakeboard sessions on the Cable Park & your pupils will have a fun, exhilarating team building experience like no other! a great reward school trip.
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Cineworld can be an ideal end of term reward, with a private film screening; you can watch the big Hollywood blockbusters, or even choose a film which fits in with what the kids are currently studying.
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At Godstone Farm, students have the chance to interact with over 500 animals and enjoy both the indoor and outdoor play areas. This is the perfect school trip destination for environment or animal-based school trips.
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Shenley Lane Outdoor Residential Centre is a beautiful building in London Colney near the historic town of St Albans. Within easy reach of the M25 it has fantastic indoor & outdoor activity facilities required for a school residential trip.
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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is the largest zoo in the UK, housing some of rarest and most extraordinary animals on the planet! Students can enjoy either immersive exhibits, such as In with the Lemurs, or simply explore the wonderful wildlife around them.
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Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach is an amusement park, where students can enjoy themselves and have fun! It's perfect for possibly the end of term or post-exams, when the students deserve a rewarding school trip.
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Family run outdoor education centre, offering a complete range of services from a full board outdoor adventure programme though to just accommodation. Fully licensed, insured and using experienced, well qualified instructors.
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The Thames foreshore is a unique & impactful learning space, The Thames Explorer Trust is acknowledged as the leading educator on the river with over 29 years’ experience where we run an exciting choice of 25 river-themed programmes.
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Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm offers an excellent opportunity for children of all ages to learn about tropical rainforest environments and the plants and animals that live within these habitats (Key Stage 1 and 2 subjects covered)
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Go Ape offers physically challenging school trips, where students can take part in multiple activities, such as Tree Top Junior, Nets Kingdom and Ground based gorilla games.
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