Educational Attractions provide school groups with fun learning experiences that are both academically focussed and highly enjoyable. By applying an engaging learning approach, Educational Attractions inspire and motivate students to take a greater interest in their studies. Whether your class is studying history, STEM, conservation, drama, or even science, there is an Educational Attraction for all areas of the National Curriculum.

Educational Attractions serve pupils of all ages, from nursery to university. For younger classes, we have a great variety of age-suitable School Trips listed on our website. From the Pierrepont Farm in Surrey and the Legoland Discovery Centres, to the RSPB Nature Reserves and Blue Reef Aquariums, there are numerous Educational Attractions listed on UK School Trips that are designed to engage and academically stimulate younger audiences. But younger pupils are not the only age group Educational Attractions are catered for. There are plenty of Educational Attractions designed for older students to enjoy. There is the Bioasis, the Imperial War Museums, the National Science and Media Museum Bradford, and many Residential Centres that deliver physically challenging school trip attraction experiences.

With hundreds of Educational Attractions listed on our website, UK School Trips can help you find the perfect School Trip experience for your age group, location, and budget requirements - so that you can plan and book your educational attraction experience!

Primary Educational Attractions for 5 to 7 year olds

Fairytale Farm Visitor Attraction Oxfordshire

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Fairytale Farm provides young students with a learning wonderland, where they can enjoy magical fairytales, friendly animals and adventure play. Our interactive activities offer fun and also educational experiences.

First Education and School Travel – All-Inclusive Day Stay Packages for School Groups UK Wide

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First Travel Solutions provide excellent outdoor activity days and fun experiences for educational groups at select YHA centres. Day trip packages include Coach Travel, a 6-Hour Activity Programme, a Packed Lunch and an optional evening meal.

Imperial War Museum Duxford

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Here at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, students can climb aboard historic aircrafts as well as visit the very rooms where Duxford’s Battle of Britain took place. This really is a historical School Trip like no other.

English Heritage Yorkshire

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We aim to promote a greater understanding & enjoyment of the historic environment. We offer learning groups FREE ENTRY to 400 + venues, along with free planning visits, property information, useful online resources, and educational facilities.

School Trips at Bristol Museums

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Bristol Museums offer a wide range of school trips, where subjects such as history, literature, science and art are brought to life! Students will have the opportunity to explore their creativity and imagination in a unique learning environment.

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum Devon

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We provide a mixture of workshops on the textile industry, with working machinery in action to give a flavour of sights, smells & sounds of a working woollen mill. We give an overview of the whole process of the industry, from sheep to finished fabrics.

Peat Rigg Outdoor Training Centre Yorkshire

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Peat Rigg Outdoor Training Centre comprises a beautifully renovated eighteenth century farmhouse together with our Eco-building: The Green House.

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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At The Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, school groups can explore the historic site of the Battle of Bosworth - an event beyond living memory which is of national and global significance.

Yorkshire Air Museum

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Join us for a day of fun, discovery and excitement at the Yorkshire Air Museum where our guides will bring to life over 150 years of aviation history and a rich wartime past.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach Theme Park

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Enjoy a thrilling educational or end of term treat day out at one of the UK's favourite theme parks, Blackpool Pleasure Beach has its own dedicated Education Academy.

Bath Open Top Bus Tours

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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.

English Heritage North West

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English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and place to visiting schools.

Manchester United Museum & Tour Centre

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At the Manchester United Museum & Tour Centre, educational groups can enjoy interactive workshops, a tour of Old Trafford, as well as time for individual learning. The Museum and Tour is designed to support the new National Curriculum.

Xplore

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Explore provides educational groups with an extensive range of adventure activities such as kayaking, abseiling, and quad biking. There is even an equestrian centre next door.

English Heritage Greater London

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Iron Age Settlements, Roman Forts, Medieval Abbeys, Tudor Castles, Victorian Mansions and Gardens, and even World War Fortresses - you name it, our exceptional, out-of-the-classroom sites offer unlimited cross-curricular learning opportunities.

Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall Indoor Interactive Warwickshire

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A visit to Shakespeare’s Schoolroom & Guildhall provides school groups with fun, informal and authentic experiences that bring history to life.

Lullingstone Roman Villa

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One of the most important and complete Roman villas in Britain. It is home to some outstanding mosaics and an extensive range of collections and activities for learning.

English Heritage West Midlands

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English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and place to visiting schools.

Harbour Park Theme Park West Sussex

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Nothing beats getting out of the classroom and exploring in the fresh air, and Harbour Park is a fantastic base for any trip to Littlehampton’s award winning blue flag beach and historic harbour.

The Kia Oval Ground Tours London

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The Kia Oval Ground Tours provide educational school tours, where students can get a behind-the-scene look at one of the most iconic sporting venues in the world!

Skern Lodge Outdoor Learning and Development Residential Centre North Devon

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Skern Lodge is one of the leading providers of outdoor learning and development in the UK. Offering a wide range of adventurous outdoor activities and geography fieldwork opportunities from its Centre on the North Devon coast.

Gordon Brown Outdoor Education Centre Hampshire

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The GBC Outdoor Education Centre based at the heart of the Hampshire. Delivering quality educational experiences to young people from Reception YR upwards.

The School Journey Association School Trips Nationwide

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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! 

Thames River Sightseeing

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Thames River Services Operate sightseeing trips from Westminster Pier which is right by The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben to Greenwich and the Thames Flood Barrier.

Canal and River Tours Stratford Upon Avon

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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.

The Lincolnsfields Childrens Centre

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The Children at War experience offers a unique hands-on insight into life in wartime Britain. We encourage each group to get into role and if they come dressed as an evacuee it can really add a whole new dimension to the experience.

Yorks Chocolate Story

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York’s Chocolate Story delivers wonderful educational tours, where your students will be given the chance to explore the origins of chocolate, learn how to taste chocolate like an expert, and even have a go on our chocolate making station!

Scudamores Punting Cambridge

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We are Cambridge's largest boating company, offering a range of outdoor activities. There are historic tours of the city, do-it-yourself boat hire options and, through a partnership with the local Wildlife Trust, we offer unique Bat Safari tours.

Adaptable Travel UK and Worldwide Tour Operator

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Adaptable Travel is the UKs most innovative school trips operator offering unique, safe and low-cost school trips and educational tours to destinations across the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Liverpool British Music Experience

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British Music Experience in Liverpool, students can immerse themselves into a museum of musical history and knowledge. On this musical school trip, students can discover legendary music memorabilia and get their hands on top quality musical instruments.

Secondary Educational Attractions for 11 to 13 year olds

Aylmerton Outdoor Education Centre Norfolk

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Aylmerton Outdoor Education Centre Ltd are based near the National Trust estate of Felbrigg, Norwich with access to miles of open countryside and outstanding coastlines run by teachers that provide high quality outdoor learning experiences for students.

Kingswood Dearne Valley Activity Centre Doncaster

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As one of the most inspiring education and adventure centres in Europe, a visit to our new Dearne Valley centre provides a unique learning outside the classroom experience with space to study and grow and a chance to explore the natural world.

Head of Steam Darlington Railway Museum Darlington

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Head of Steam offers a wide range of lifelong learning opportunities - whether you are a school, college, nursery, Sure Start group, holiday club, young person or a member of a community group.

Fashion Museum Bath

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The Fashion Museum and Assembly Rooms are a great place to visit to find out about Georgian Bath and to discover how we have dressed for 400 years!

Willen Lake Day Trips Milton Keynes

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Located within the vibrant and colourful city of Milton Keynes, Willen Lake provides educational groups with safe, fun, and memorable School Trip experiences - where students can take part in both land and water-based activities.

Gulliver’s World Resort Cheshire

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Gulliver’s World Resort provides students with unique school trip experiences, where they can engage in a wide variety of different topics, whether it be discovering the history of dinosaurs or learning about theme park design.

Maes y Lade Outdoors

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A beautifully-converted Welsh hill farm at the foot of the Black Mountains, in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Part of Essex Outdoors, it has been providing residential outdoor education courses for over 30 years.

The Regent Theatre & Victoria Hall - Staffordshire

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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.

Imperial War Museum North

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If you're searching for an immersive School Trip experience, look no further. IWM North has a variety of historically engaging exhibitions, which will further your students' knowledge & understanding of past conflicts, from First World War to the present.

Bunker 51: Paintball, Laser Tag and Airsoft London

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Bunker 51, a decommissioned Cold War Nuclear Bunker located a stone’s throw from The O2, North Greenwich; it is a brand new state of the art paintball and laser tag facility, brings laser tag and paintball to a whole new level…. Below ground level

Beaulieu National Motor Museum Hampshire

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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.

RSPB Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve

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Inspire your class with a school trip to the fabulous RSPB Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve! Here, the safe and engaging environment will allow your students to get closer to nature.

Buzz Active Cuckmere Activity Centre East Sussex

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Buzz Active Cuckmere, Sussex offers a wide range of activities such as canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and raft building activities for school groups and groups with special needs,

Prison & Police Museum Ripon North Yorkshire

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At the Prison & Police Museum Ripon discover the history of crime & punishment in the Victorian prison, learn the history of policing in Yorkshire from the Anglo-Saxons to the formation of professional policing, perfect historical interactive experience.

English Heritage East Midlands

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English Heritage should be applauded for their development of the Discovery Visit, which interprets the story of a site, giving a sense of time and place to visiting schools.

Thames River Sightseeing

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Thames River Services Operate sightseeing trips from Westminster Pier which is right by The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben to Greenwich and the Thames Flood Barrier.

Trafford Watersports Centre

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Trafford Watersports Centre offers adventurous School Trip experiences where classes can take part in numerous water-based activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, raft building and even katakanoeing.

The School Journey Association School Trips Nationwide

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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! 

Ufton Court Educational Trust History School Trips

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Ufton Court provides educational groups with engaging History School Trips. Whether you want to explore the Grade 1 Tudor Manor House or flog Boudicca in the Roundhouse, Ufton Court has a wide variety of inspiring historical resources.

RSPB Fairhaven Lake

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Situated on the edge of Fairhaven Lake, RSPB Fairhaven provides your school trip or educational group with a fun, interactive hands-on learning experience for students of all ages and abilities interlinked to the national curriculum.

Buzz Active Eastbourne Activity Centre East Sussex

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Buzz Eastbourne is a Royal Yachting Association recognised training centre. We specialise in catering for schools and groups of all abilities and backgrounds, including those with special needs.

Stump Cross Caverns Yorkshire

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Catch the imagination of your pupils and book a visit to Stump Cross Caverns, Yorkshire. We’re open for organised school visits and educational groups all year round.

Waterland Outdoor Pursuits South West

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Here at Waterland Outdoor Pursuits, our numerous water- and land-based activities can be specifically tailored to suit your individual needs, creating a School Trip experience that will directly benefit your class and be enjoyed by all.

Treetop Adventure Golf Manchester

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If you're looking for an epic school trip adventure, then you've come to the right place... Here at Treetop Adventure Golf Manchester, students can explore a tropical world with various golfing activities.

High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre Surrey

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High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre is set in 56 acres of woodland on Box Hill, near Dorking, in the tranquil Surrey Hills 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

Jungle Parc High Ropes Liverpool

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At Jungle Parc, students of all ages and abilities can undergo an incredible outdoor journey, where they will have to face zip wires, Tarzan swings and cargo nets in order to complete their high wire forest adventure.

Battersea Park Childrens Zoo London

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Our guided tours teach children in an educational but fun way about animals and birds. We cover habitats, baby animals, colours, caring for animals, eating habits and much more. Tours can be tailored to suit subjects related to the National Curriculum.

Westonbirt The National Arboretum Gloucestershire

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Internationally important tree collection that is managed by the Forestry Commission. Westonbirt is a great place for students of all ages to come to experience the outdoor environment, learn through exploration, inquiry, investigation & natural play. 

The National Justice Museum Royal Courts of Justice North West

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At The National Justice Museum Royal Courts of Justice, North West our inspirational educational visits use authentic courtrooms, museum spaces, objects and archives to help pupils gain a practical understanding of the law and justice system.

The Workhouse Museum Ripon North Yorkshire

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At The Workhouse Museum, educational groups can experience an authentic Victorian Schoolroom, Kitchen, and Garden, as well as the historical Inmates' Quarters of the Workhouse.

College Educational Attraction Ideas

The Workhouse Museum Ripon North Yorkshire

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At The Workhouse Museum, educational groups can experience an authentic Victorian Schoolroom, Kitchen, and Garden, as well as the historical Inmates' Quarters of the Workhouse.

Prison & Police Museum Ripon North Yorkshire

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At the Prison & Police Museum Ripon discover the history of crime & punishment in the Victorian prison, learn the history of policing in Yorkshire from the Anglo-Saxons to the formation of professional policing, perfect historical interactive experience.

Courthouse Museum Ripon North Yorkshire

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The Courthouse is part of a fully interactive historical experience run by Ripon Museums Trust, your school group will learn many interesting facts about this 1800 century courthouse such as the Liberty of Ripon, plus step into the dock to be sentenced.

Flamingo Land Resort

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Flamingo Land Resort provides educational groups with fun, educational day trips at an award-winning zoo and theme park located in North Yorkshire.

British Airways i360 Observation Tower Brighton

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Take to the skies on the British Airways i360 and bring your class on a School Trip they'll never forget! From the bustling urban centre of Brighton to the stunning landscape of the South Downs National Park, the views are second-to-none.

Dialogue Sensory Experience Day Trips London

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Dialogue in the Dark provides students with a fun, challenging and inspiring experience which will encourage them to awaken their senses with the use of specific activities to orient pupils into a world without pictures.

Gulliver’s Valley Theme Park South Yorkshire

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Gulliver’s Valley Theme Park provides School Trip experiences like no other! Here, students can explore over 50 thrilling rides and attractions and also discover the huge variety of exciting indoor activities.

GreenWood Family Park Snowdonia

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Located within the beautiful landscape of Snowdonia's National Park, GreenWood offers an eco-friendly outdoor adventure. Here, students can discover the natural environment while also enjoying the fabulous main attractions and rides!

Pleasurewood Hills Theme Park Lowestoft Suffolk

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Pleasurewood Hills is a fabulous Theme Park where students can have fun and enjoy action-packed days out! Whether your students want to take on one of the thrilling rides, or would prefer to watch an engaging show, there is something for everyone.

Mighty Adventures Golf Centre Southampton

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Mighty Adventures Golf Centre provides classes with a fun School Trip experience, where students can improve on their golfing abilities while also spending valuable time with their classmates.

Camel Creek Adventure Park Cornwall

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Camel Creek Adventure Park has something for all students. With a huge variety of animals to discover and numerous mechanical rides, this adventurous school trip venue is guaranteed to be enjoyed by all! Even the teachers will be sad to leave.

Escape Entertainment Team Building London

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Escape Entertainment Team Building London offers stimulating and logical school trips, where students will be tested on their ability to communicate, work co-operatively and use their cognitive skills to solve numerous problems.

Gulliver’s World Resort Cheshire

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Gulliver’s World Resort provides students with unique school trip experiences, where they can engage in a wide variety of different topics, whether it be discovering the history of dinosaurs or learning about theme park design.

Gulliver’s Land Resort Buckinghamshire

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Gulliver’s Land Resort provides an enjoyable learning environment for students, where they can discover various attractions and animals such as, dinosaurs, reptiles and farm animals.

Gulliver’s Kingdom Resort Derbyshire

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Gulliver’s Kingdom Resort offers fun and engaging school trips, where students can take part in educational workshops and also enjoy themselves within the theme park.

Mighty Adventures Crazy Golf Bournemouth

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Mighty Claws Adventure Golf offers physically challenging school trips, where students can develop their golfing skills through activities, such as adventure golf and foot golf.

Liverpool British Music Experience

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British Music Experience in Liverpool, students can immerse themselves into a museum of musical history and knowledge. On this musical school trip, students can discover legendary music memorabilia and get their hands on top quality musical instruments.

Bocketts Farm Park Surrey

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Bocketts Farm Park is situated within the stunning countryside and offers students the opportunity to experience farm life in detail. Students can watch the pig race, ride on a tractor, cuddle with the rabbits and also feed many of the animals.

Legoland Discovery Centre Birmingham

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Legoland Discovery Centre provides students with the opportunity to use Lego as an educational tool. There are various activities that will test a number of different skills, such as building workshops and exploring architecture through the use of Lego.

Silverstone Interactive Museum Northamptonshire

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At the Silverstone Interactive Museum, students can explore the home of British Motor Racing! School groups will have the chance to learn about the history, engineering, and technology involved. They can even discover the retired circuit.

The Golden Hinde School Tours and workshops London

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At The Golden Hinde, the use of costumed educators and reenactments makes history come to life. This historical school trip allows students to experience what life was really like on an Elizabethan Galleon.

Volcano Falls Adventure Golf Castleford West Yorkshire

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Volcano Falls Yorkshire offers school trips and educational visits with the perfect adventure golf experience! providing a fun outdoor sport activity for your group to experience which provides a physical and mental team working challenge.

Volcano Falls Adventure Golf Fountain Park Edinburgh

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Volcano Falls is a fun way for people of all ages to improve their golf skills while enjoying themselves in an indoor tropical environment. Whether students use the mini golf course or the amusement centre, there is something for everyone.

The National Justice Museum Royal Courts of Justice North West

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At The National Justice Museum Royal Courts of Justice, North West our inspirational educational visits use authentic courtrooms, museum spaces, objects and archives to help pupils gain a practical understanding of the law and justice system.

National Justice Museum Education Royal Courts of Justice London

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At The National Justice Museum Royal Courts of Justice, London our inspirational educational visits use authentic courtrooms, museum spaces, objects and archives to help pupils gain a practical understanding of the law and justice system.

The National Justice Museum Nottingham

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At the The National Justice Museum Nottingham our inspirational educational visits use authentic courtrooms, museum spaces, objects and archives to help pupils gain a practical understanding of the law and justice system.

The Jorvik Group Barley Hall York

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Barley Hall is a medieval townhouse - once home to the Lord Mayor of York. Located on the doorstep of York Minster, the building has been restored to its former glory.

Fireground - Greater Manchester's Firefighting Story

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Fireground tells the history of firefighting, particularly within the Greater Manchester region - this is an area that has played a significant role in the story of fire brigades and fire engineering.

World Famous Blue John Cavern Derbyshire

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Blue John Cavern in Castleton, Derbyshire provides great school trip experiences such as Show Caves which have in-depth specific geological interests. The caverns within the cavern, showing stalactites, stalagmites and excellent examples of Blue John.

The Old Police Cells Museum Brighton

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The Old Police Cells Museum for Sussex Police is housed in the basement of Brighton Town Hall. It offers visitors a unique insight into the history of Sussex Police
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