School Trip Biology Ideas

Biology is a fascinating curriculum subject that covers many different topics at primary and secondary level, here at UK School Trips since 2006 we have proudly listed on the directory some fantastic venues and workshops that cover this subject in multiple ways through interactive tours, exciting workshops and hands on experiences that students and pupils will never forget.

School Trip Biology can cover subject areas such as:

Biodiversity and Evolution

Natural resources, Environment and Species Survival

Ecosystems and Sustainability

Genetics

Anatomical Specimens / Human Body

Many of the school trip ideas listed provide and complement studies in the classroom, whether you want to become a marine biologist researching the natural world to a vet caring and saving a range of animal’s biology is so important in the world today. Students and pupils on a the trip will gain first-hand experience by researching in workshop projects gaining skills such as problem solving, working in a team, using organisational skills and analytical skills to name a few, plus having a fun enjoyable trip with friends and classmates.

Biology is a key subject for lots of STEM careers and on a school trip you will experience these environments from an environment/science centre, field trip, zoo, wild life centre, outdoor environment centres, anatomical interactive Museum, wildlife centres, safaris parks, space discovery centres, forest schools and a multitude of workshop services. So, to all you hard working head teachers and educational visit co-ordinators and heroes in the education sector start looking for great ideas and options for planning your biology school trip below via UK School Trips directory.

School Trip Biology Ideas

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

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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.

RSPB Rye Meads Nature Reserve

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The RSPB Rye Meads Nature Reserve offers wonderful school trips where students can enjoy the outdoors while also engaging in science and geography.

RSPB Fairburn Ings

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With pond dipping platforms, a visitor centre, a boardwalk and much much more, RSPB Fairburn Ings makes for an immersive and stimulating school trip experience.

RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve

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RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve is the perfect learning environment for any classes or educational groups who want to explore an abundance of wildlife and natural habitats.

White Post Farm Nottinghamshire

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One of the Midlands most popular tourist attractions, with a unique hands-on approach to an educational day out, the attraction has continued to grow year on year. Visit the Farm to take advantage of the wonderful educational opportunities on offer.  

Wildwood Trust Wildlife Education Kent

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Wildlife park for British animals only, past & present, set in an ancient coppiced woodland. The education team uses both the animal collection (including wolves, lynx, owls, deer, wild boar, bison, badgers, elk & reindeer) & the woodland for teaching.

Science Museum London

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A trip to the Science Museum will provide a rich context for learning about the science that shapes our lives. We'll help you put together an engaging itinerary to support your teaching and inspire pupils' curiosity and skills across a range of subjects.

Charnwood Forest Alpacas Animal Experiences

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If you're looking for an alpaca-based School Trip experience, then look no further! Here at Charnwood Forest Alpacas, students will not only have the chance to meet numerous alpacas, but will also get to discover a real farm with various animals.

Science & Dinosaur Digital Mobile Dome Nationwide

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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.

Big Hat Bushcamp School Bushcraft Courses Surrey

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The aim of Big Hat Bushcamp is to give schools the ultimate bushcraft experience & leave all who visit with the knowledge and confidence to safely enjoy the outdoors. the activities are designed to promote personal development, teamwork & leadership.

The World Outside Bodenham Arboretum

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Offering curriculum linked activities on a working farm with in the beautiful surroundings of Bodenham Arboretum. All key stages catered for with experiential learning, developing inquisitive & positive relationships within the natural  environment. 

Immersive Experiences Mobile Planetarium School Workshops Nationwide

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Immersive Experiences is the UK's multi-award-winning immersive learning/entertainment outreach provider, reaching a record breaking 200,000 people a year.

Path Hill Outdoors Environmental Outdoor Activities

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We offer outdoor challenges, combining personal and social development with an understanding and respect for the natural environment.

Rippledown Environmental Outdoor Learning Centre

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We provide 40 years of experience in delivering High Quality Outdoor Learning and nature awareness. For Primary & Secondary schools they can enjoy Sensory learning, pond dipping, Minibeast Hunts, Renewable Energy & Eco Building plus so much more.

Jimmy's Farm Zoo and Wildlife Park Suffolk

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Jimmy’s Farm and Wildlife Park offers engaging and interactive school trips! You have the opportunity to tailor your visit to the individual needs of your group, with supervised or unsupervised visits and lots of exciting workshops to choose from.

Pelham Centre for the Environment Essex

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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.

The Pines Garden Coastal Forest School And Museum Dover

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The Pines Garden Coastal School Dover, Perfect for your schools outdoor environment learning with Nature awareness, team building, woodland skills, British mammals identification, mini-beast safari, shelter building and renewable energy.

RSPB Dearne Valley Old Moor Nature Reserve

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RSPB Old Moor Nature Reserve is home to a wealth of wildlife, including ducks, geese and swans! Here, students can explore different habitats and study animals in their natural environment.

Explorer Dome Hands-On Science Shows

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Explorer Dome brings science to life with engaging workshops that cover aspects of physics, chemistry, biology and environmental science. These workshops are specifically designed to enhance scientific learning and increase interest in these subjects!

RSPB Medmerry and Pagham and Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserves

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RSPB Medmerry, Pagham and Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserves provide educational day trips with a wide variety of curriculum that suits all students, from primary school to A-Level.

YHA Day Stay Activities

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YHA Day Stays are national curriculum-linked day activities and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your educational group. They will be led by YHA fully trained experienced staff and offer something for all abilities.

Leeson House Field Studies Centre Dorset

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An ideal venue for Primary to A Level field study trips; a secluded, comfortable manor house on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, close to many classic geography, geology & biology fieldwork sites, set within 7 acres of inspiring & diverse grounds.

Shortenills Environmental Education Centre

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Shortenills is set within in 10 tranquil acres of mixed woodland and large enclosed ponds. It makes curriculum learning an inspirational outdoor adventure using the ‘awe and wonder’ of nature and sustainable living as a central focus.

RSPB Loch Leven

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RSPB Loch Leven is the perfect school trip experience for any classes looking to discover nature in great detail. From birdwatching hides to wetland habitats, RSPB Loch Levan has some great outdoor learning facilities.

Carymoor Environmental Education Centre Somerset

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Carymoor Environmental Trust provides inspirational outdoor learning. Our nature reserve has a wide variety of habitats to explore and our unique location next to a working landfill site makes Carymoor the perfect place to bring green issues to life.

St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Buckinghamshire

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Set in the peaceful grounds of Tiggywinkles the worlds largest wildlife hospital and Europes first teaching hospital we have developed a very popular educational trail with the chance of meeting some of our permanent residents.

Hampstead Heath Schools Programme London

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Hampstead Heath Schools Programme offers exciting school trips, where students have the chance to discover a natural environment and various different organisms, while still remaining in London.

ZSL London Zoo

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ZSL London Zoo offers inspirational school trips, where students have the opportunity to discover over 650 different species of animals and explore wildlife in a unique and stimulating way.

Marwell Zoo Education & Family Attraction South East England

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Fun, hands-on workshops offering a chance to get close to the wonders of the natural world.

Fizz Pop Science Workshops Shows and Parties

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Fizz Pop Science offers scientific workshops, where themes of physics, biology and chemistry can be explored from the comfort of your own classroom.

Woburn Safari Park Bedfordshire

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Exciting & educational day for children of all ages, with over 1000 wild animals in over 300 acres of beautiful parkland; you’ll get an unparalleled close encounters with some of the world’s most magnificent & endangered animals.

Natural History Museum South Kensington London

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The Natural History Museum provides exceptional School Trip experiences. Here, students can explore all areas of the curriculum in a unique yet engaging environment and with the help of the highly qualified team of staff.

Buzz Active Bushy Wood Activity Centre East Sussex

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Buzz Active Bushy Wood Activity Centre provides students with an exciting school trips experience, in which they have the opportunity to take part in numerous outdoor adventures.

Muddy Puddles Mobile Farm Experience Workshops South West

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By choosing a Muddy Puddles Workshop, your students will be given the opportunity to get up close with many different animals, from Shetland ponies and pygmy goats to rabbits and guinea pigs!

New Forest Wildlife Park Southampton

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Based in the New Forest (National Park). You will find Europe’s largest collection of otters, owls, deer, badgers, lynx, mink, polecats, foxes, Scottish wildcats, pine martens, wallabies, wild boar, wolves & many more species of indigenous wildlife.

RSPB Saltholme Nature Reserve

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RSPB Saltholme Nature Reserve provides fun school trip experiences where students can explore nature and take part in various outdoor activities.

Bore Place Kent

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Bore Place offers the ideal location and excellent facilities that are needed for an outdoor school trip. Students have the chance to explore farming and wildlife, furthering their knowledge on the environment and the countryside.

RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve

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Conwy Nature Reserve is an exciting outdoor school trip destination, where students can carry out investigative fieldwork, take part in experience led programmes and discover a wide range of wildlife.

RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve

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RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve provides environmental school trips for students of all ages and abilities.

Paultons Theme Park Hampshire

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Home to 70 rides and attractions, and set in over 140 acres of beautiful gardens, Paultons is the ideal venue for an exciting and stimulating school visit. New for 2020, visit Tornado Springs – with 8 thrilling rides and attractions (opens 19th May).

Nature Centre at Habitat Survival Trust Wildlife and Nature Environment Warwickshire

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Visits embrace a short educational talk &video; guided observation walks around the grounds with plenty of wildlife info, plus a talk & demonstration by an animal handler. There is a modern classroom facility, toilets, changing rooms & picnic area.

Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth

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With the use of innovative displays, informative talks and feeding demonstrations, Blue Reef Aquarium offers wonderful School Trips for students of all ages to find out more about the wonders of the deep.

Blackpool Zoo Lancashire

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Blackpool Zoo in Lancashire is a multi-award-winning zoo with over 1,000 animals, educational visits and tours can be guided or self-guided, lessons take place in an education academy with dedicated themed classrooms for pupils to experience and learn.

Holt Hall Environmental & Outdoor Learning Centre Norfolk

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Holt Hall, home to Norfolk County Council's Environmental and Outdoor Learning Team, specialises in using the outdoors and environment to develop skills and raise achievement.

RSPB Sandwell Valley Nature Reserve

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With teaching ponds, minibeast meadows and a range of habitats, RSPB Sandwell Valley Nature Reserve delivers unforgettable educational experiences that will leave students with a motivation for learning.

RSPB Ham Wall Avalon Marshes Nature Reserve

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RSPB Ham Wall Avalon Marshes Nature Reserve provides fabulous outdoor school trip experiences, where students can discover a wetland habitat jam-packed with invertebrates for your students to study.

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

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Whether you want to get up close and personal with the giraffes, walk with the lemurs or watch the rhinos graze on the house lawns, Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens has something for everyone, even the teachers.

Ingleborough Cave & Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail Yorkshire Dales

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From its first discovery in 1837 to its transformation into an informative and engaging School Trip destination, Ingleborough Cave has never failed to impress, inspire and astound visitors.

RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve

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RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve offers a hands-on school trip experience where students can explore various habitats and investigate a variety of animals, from birdlife to minibeasts.

Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings

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Come and visit The Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings and take the ultimate undersea safari. Whether you want to see the seahorses or native sharks, here your students will have the chance to enjoy close encounters with their favourite underwater creatures!

Amazona Zoo in Cromer Norfolk

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Amazona Zoo in Cromer offers a unique and special day out where visitors can explore and learn about a varied and fascinating selection of animals native to South America.

Battersea Park Childrens Zoo London

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Our guided tours teach childrenin 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.

Stratford Butterfly Farm Warwickshire

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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)

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.

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm Bristol

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Based in Somerset, we offer everything you need for an educational, fun-packed school trip. With over 100 different animal species (from chicks to elephants!), we provide great learning opportunities for all ages and abilities.

RSPB Newport Wetlands Nature Reserve

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RSPB Newport Wetlands Nature Reserve is home to many RSPB practiced professionals, who are experts in their chosen field and provide educational school trips that are packed full of information.

Drusillas Park East Sussex

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Drusillas Park provides fun educational visits for younger students, where classes can get up close and personal with various animals and also enjoy the fabulous play area with numerous slides, swings and climbable things.

Crocodiles of the World Zoo Oxfordshire

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Crocodiles of the World are the UK’s only crocodile zoo, with its largest crocodile collection and one of the best collections in Europe they provide excellent workshops for school trips and educational groups.

Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park Cheltenham

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We offer an enjoyable educational outdoor learning experience for pre-schools, schools, colleges and universities.

Bickley Hall Farm Wildlife Discovery Centre Cheshire

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Bickley Hall Farm (Wildlife trust) provides fantastic opportunities for outdoor learning and compliments the National Curriculum, Our delivery staff are experienced environmental educators who are ready for your educational group.

Roves Farm Visitor Centre Wiltshire

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Roves Farm is a family run, working farm open to the public. We are located three miles east of Swindon and offer days out and school visits year round, with particular emphasis on hands on learning.

STEM Discovery Centre Hertfordshire

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STEM Discovery Centre's education programme is linked to key stage 2 & 3 of the curriculum, designed and delivered by North Hertfordshire College and tailored to your group’s needs. with 3 state of the art discovery zones for school groups.

Twycross Zoo

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Here at Twycross Zoo, your students will have the opportunity to explore over 500 animal species, each with their own immersive state-of-the-art enclosures. Pupils will be able to discover the animal world while also learning all about conservation.

RSPB Bempton Cliffs

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RSPB Bempton Cliffs provides educational day trips, where students can explore the coastal environment and the abundance of wildlife that calls this habitat their home.

Nature Conservation Ranger Team

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The James Leal Centre is a new state of the art, eco building within Ray Park, which was officially opened in Dec 2009. Packed full of sustainable features with a bold contemporary look, it is well designed to meet with the modern needs of all users.

Crocodiles of the World Zoo Workshops Oxfordshire

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As one of the most unique zoo’s in the UK, we have an amazing wildlife ‘classroom’ to help bring the curriculum to life. Since we are a zoo, we can cater for sessions not only on biology, but also business studies, physics, chemistry and tourism.

Isle of Wight Zoo

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Here at The Isle of Wight Zoo, your class will experience unique learning sessions where students can study all areas of the curriculum, whether its biological sciences or our award-winning conservation work.

Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay

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Here at Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay, students can explore 40 naturally-themed underwater habitats, transporting you and your class from the Cornish coast to the exotic seas.

RSPB Ribble Discovery Centre

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Situated on the edge of Fairhaven Lake, RSPB Ribble Discovery Centre provides fun learning experiences for students of all ages and abilities.
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