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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A surprising trip for young minds with river wildlife, not too much Shakespeare and a 200 hundred year old working lock.

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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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The Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum tells the story of firefighting, particularly in the Greater Manchester region. The area has played a significant role in the story of fire brigades and fire engineering.
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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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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 offer workshops on everything from exploring poetry to experiencing domestic life above and below stairs to investigating insects, flowers and trees in the garden.
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Set in the heart of rural north Devon, Great Potheridge is a historic grade 1 listed manor house, 16 miles from Okehampton & 45 miles from Exeter. We can accommodate up to 70 within the house & adjacent barn complex. Offering sole use to groups. 
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Inspiring and exciting educational trips designed to bring subjects to life, extend students’ learning and develop their appreciation of local and international cultures outside the classroom. There is simply nothing like an SJA Trip! 
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The National Army Museum London hold various school workshops for all ages, with a wide selection of interactive, curriculum-linked sessions taught by National Army Museum staff.
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At Gulliver’s World Theme Park Resort, students have the opportunity to take part in a wide variety of adventurous school trip activities and educational workshops that are both engaging and fun.
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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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Science Dome offers a variety of shows for all age groups, including the Moon landings, a trip through the Solar System, Rocks and Soils, and Dinosaurs.
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