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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STA Travel offer the best tours with varying styles, lengths and budgets for school trips.
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With more years’ experience between us than we can count, specialising in bringing Viking & Anglo Saxon costumed historical interpreters into schools, museums & community groups to run activities around the Viking & Anglo Saxon conquests of Britain. 
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Twickenham is the iconic Home of England Rugby and the most famous rugby venue in the world. Seating over 82,000 people the stadium hosts England's home matches, some Premiership Rugby matches, other rugby matches and other events such as concerts.
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Exciting, stimulating and hands-on historical workshops for KS1 and KS2, in Yorkshire and the surrounding area, led by a qualified Primary Teacher with over 25 years’ experience.
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Alongside your trip to the theatre, backstage tours can also be arranged (subject to availability). Every backstage tour provides a unique insight into the show currently in residence and allows you to see what really happens when the curtain goes up.
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At the heart of the World Heritage Site is the Roman Baths. On a visit you can see the ruins of the Temple of Minerva, visit the bath-house where people bathed nearly 2000 years ago and see the only hot springs in the UK.
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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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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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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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RSC Education aims to make Shakespeare's work vivid, accessible and enjoyable for children and young people. We believe this means they should experience Shakespeare by seeing it live; starting it earlier and doing it on their feet.
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Pelham is close to Stansted and the M11 on the Hertfordshire border. The centre manages nature reserves which act as outdoor classrooms for visiting groups.
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Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle provides historical school trips, where students can discover over 1000 years of history through the use of role-play and immersive teaching.
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