Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden Warwickshire
Kenilworth, , Warwickshire, CV8 1NE
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What we offer on a school trip
Kenilworth Castle has been a major military stronghold, a royal palace and home through its 900 year history. It's the perfect destination for schools and educational vists and covers a wide range of cross curriculum subjects. We offer two hands on Discovery Visit sessions for primary schools and a GCSE Tour. Alternatively you can lead your own educational visit for FREE. Plus experience the Elizabethan Gardens, lost to the world for almost 400 years, beautifully recreated. Also experience with your group the castle keep, great hall and gatehouse which offers hands on exhibitions and artifacts in its facinating rooms.
KS1 Life in a Castle Discovery Visit
Investigate the castle, finding evidence that it was once a home for many people. How does it differ to the way we live today?
Duration: 1 1/4 hours
Cost: £100 for up to 30 students
KS2 Medieval Realms Discovery Visit
Tour the outer curtain wall and inner bailey with your guide and discover how the castle was attacked and defended, looking at the great siege of 1266. Suitable for up to two classes.
Duration: Full day
Cost: £200 for up to 30 students.
KS4 GCSE Tour
Developed to support your study of the historic environment for GCSE History, this castle tour meets aspects of the requirements for OCR History A or B.