School trips Midlands UK

An urban rural mix

This huge region has a varied geography, history and landscape, and includes both the East and West Midlands, numerous counties, and a great many towns and cities. The Midlands comprises a mix of quiet rural charm and vibrant urban centres such as Birmingham and Leicester.

The region was the birth place of artists, painters and inventors. The Industrial Revolution was also born here and there are some fabulous museums dedicated to teaching school children about various aspects of industrial growth. Whether you are looking for Science Centres, Design & Technology, English or Maths, the school visit venues listed below are sure to provide some real inspiration.

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JCA - Rookesbury
JCA - Rookesbury
JCA - Rookesbury

JCA - Rookesbury
All of our activities fit into the National Curriculum and can be differentiated for your age group. The majority of our activities cover the Outdoor and Adventurous activities strand of PE and also provide many cross-curricular opportunities. ...Details & Enquire


Discovery Package

Discovery Package

Our Discovery packages have been designed to enable teachers to plan a thrilling residential that meets their own needs and budget. This flexible option focuses on your defined key outcomes, so if you want to look at communication we will provide… ...
Discovery Package

Arvon – The Hurst, Shropshire

Arvon – The Hurst, Shropshire

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
Arvon have been running residential creative writing courses for schools since 1968. Bring a group to spend a week immersed in creative writing with two published authors in one of our historic houses in beautiful rural locations across the UK. ...
Arvon – The Hurst, Shropshire

The Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London

Meet Thomas Farriner, the King’s baker, from Pudding Lane, who survived the fire to tell the story of what happened during those fateful days. Discover with help from him and later Samuel Pepys, what it was like to Live in London during this time....
The Great Fire of London

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle

School trips to Belvoir allow pupils to learn about the castle during Regency and Victorian times, including the opportunity to experience a themed lesson in our Regency Schoolroom!...
Belvoir Castle


Acton Scott Farm

Acton Scott Farm

Acton Scott is one of Britain's leading working farm museums. Explore farming through ages, hunt for mini-beasts and meet our piglets, lambs and chicks. Creative learning opportunities from Early Years up in the beautiful Shropshire countryside. ...
Acton Scott Farm

Science Workshops

Science Workshops

Science Boffins are on a mission to get children excited about science from a young age. Our fully trained and charismatic Boffins deliver interactive, educational and fun science workshops and assemblies to primary schools across the UK. ...
Science Workshops

YHA Edale

YHA Edale

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
Outdoor adventures in the Peak District don’t get better than this! YHA Edale is a grand country house literally on the slopes of Kinder Scout, and surrounded by the gorgeous scenery of the Edale valley. ...
YHA Edale

Longship Trading Company Viking & Saxon Workshop

Longship Trading Company Viking & Saxon Workshop

We have been providing Viking & Saxon history workshops in schools since 1992 and we make visits all over the UK, we average over 200 school workshops per year and have visited 1000's of schools a large number of them book a return visit ...
Longship Trading Company Viking & Saxon Workshop


STEM Workshop

STEM Workshop

Bring education to life! Book your in school enrichment days with our fully trained Education Communicators ready to inspire the next generation of learners in science, technology, engineering and maths. ...
STEM Workshop

All Things Wild

All Things Wild

Why not 'Step Through Time' with our fantastic Dinosaur Experience? Or get up close to our animals in an environment that is as close to their natural habitat as possible. ...
All Things Wild

JCA - Croft Farm

JCA - Croft Farm

Croft Farm is JCA's dedicated watersports centre in the Cotswolds and offers a wide range of adventurous water and land based outdoor activities in line with the national curriculum. ...
JCA - Croft Farm

The Happy Puzzle Company

The Happy Puzzle Company

Problem solving and thinking skills workshops for Primary and Secondary Students. ...
The Happy Puzzle Company


West Midlands Safari Park

West Midlands Safari Park

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★
Are you ready to SAFARI and come face to face with some of the fastest, tallest, largest and cutest animals around?... Then welcome to West Midland Safari Park, voted Most popular tourist attraction in the We ...
West Midlands Safari Park

Arty-Fact Theatre

Arty-Fact Theatre

EUREKA is our latest all action, funny and captivating MATHS based show, featuring Archimedes and his pet goat Calculus. Can the King appease the Greek Gods and fight off the pirates? Does Archimedes need a bath? Get a free maths workshop. ...
Arty-Fact Theatre

British Motor Museum

British Motor Museum

The British Motor Museum tells the story of the people, products and places linked to Britain’s motor industry and can help support studies across many areas of the National Curriculum. Create your day to fit with your current topic. ...
British Motor Museum

Resourceful Romans

Resourceful Romans

Be an Ancient Roman. Order soldiers into battle, sail a slave powered ship, conquer Britannia and sell them as slaves. Is Julius Caesar getting too big for his boots? Beware the ides of March. Help Emperor Hadrian build a Great Wall in your school. ...
Resourceful Romans


Medieval Trips To Kenilworth Castle

Medieval Trips To Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth Castle has been a major medieval military stronghold, a royal palace, and an inspiration to writers and artists. It's the perfect destination to bring learning outside of the classroom and cover a wide range of curriculum subjects. ...
Medieval Trips To Kenilworth Castle

National Memorial Arboretum

National Memorial Arboretum

Created in 1997, the National Memorial Arboretum is a special place that remembers those who have served, and continue to serve, our nation in many different ways....
National Memorial Arboretum

Viking School Days

Viking School Days

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
The saga of a Viking warrior, who raided, traded then settled in the British Isles over 1000 years ago, brought to life in your school ...
Viking School Days

Stone Age Workshops

Stone Age Workshops

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
Our Sticks and Stone Age programme is a great way to introduce the Stone Age topic. We offer a unique interactive 'show and tell' to really bring the subject alive and pass around the tools and clothes of the past. Touch, taste and smell the StoneAge...
Stone Age Workshops


Wild Survivor

Wild Survivor

'Reconnect with Nature'... We are an elite team of military veterans on a mission to build teamwork, strength of character, resilience, determination and the ability to overcome any obstacle in any situation....
Wild Survivor

Viking Workshop

Viking Workshop

So much fun they won't realise they're learning! Bring the Viking age to life in your own school with authentically-dressed, experienced specialists and high quality artefacts and activities designed to educate, stimulate and inspire follow-on work....
Viking Workshop

The Clockmakers Christmas Production

The Clockmakers Christmas Production

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
The Clockmaker's Christmas production is full of fun, music and of course a very naughty ELF. Add a bit of snow and you have the perfect Christmas treat for primary schools. You don't even have to book a coach, we come to you. Truly Amazing. ...
The Clockmakers Christmas Production

Stone Age and Pre History Workshops

Stone Age and Pre History Workshops

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience with Wild Survivor’s Prehistory Bushcraft & Survival course full of interactive activities and challenges in the beautiful Shropshire woodlands or right in your school grounds. ...
Stone Age and Pre History Workshops


Shrewsbury Museum

Shrewsbury Museum

Shrewsbury Musuem & Art Gallery showcases the treasures of Shropshire museums' collections. Discover the Shropshire Mammoths, the treasures of Roman Wroxeter, artefacts from Medieval & Tudor Shrewsbury and much more in our curriculum led workshops. ...
Shrewsbury Museum

Ingestre Hall Residential Arts Centre

Ingestre Hall Residential Arts Centre

Ingestre Hall - a historic setting for the only dedicated Arts Residential Centre in the UK. Managed by Sandwell Council, Ingestre has been delivering high quality residential Arts programmes for schools and youth groups for more than 55 years. ...
Ingestre Hall Residential Arts Centre

Outback 2 Basics

Outback 2 Basics

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
A fantastic way to get the children really immersed in the wilderness. Interactive and hands on workshops.You can even sleep out in your own shelters to truly get back to basics. Bring the Stone Age alive or Learn Bushcraft and survival skills! ...
Outback 2 Basics

Field Studies Council - Midlands

Field Studies Council - Midlands

Our fantastic Midlands locations are Preston Montford in Shropshire and Bishops Wood in Worcestershire. Both offer fieldwork for all ages to bring the curriculum to life. The locations are easy to reach while offering access to beautiful countryside....
Field Studies Council - Midlands


Brave Britain at War

Brave Britain at War

Your Country Needs You - Join up & fight - Let Nurse Vera show you how you can help. But is her husband safe? or take part in a WWII workshop. Evacuate children to safety!Learn the jobs of Private Sid & the joy of a red-cross parcel from home. ...
Brave Britain at War

All Hail Macbeth

All Hail Macbeth

All Hail Macbeth. THEATRE WORKSHOP'S stunning & inspiring interactive workshop. From the moment you meet the Witches on the heath to the demise of Macbeth, the pupils are gripped with the plot and immersed in the characters, all played by themselves....
All Hail Macbeth

The Troublesome Tudors

The Troublesome Tudors

An Elizabethan visits your school to spill the beans on Henry VIII's life, wives & executions. Then proceeds to gossip about Elizabeth I's reign and what has Sir Walter Raleigh brought back from the Americas. Find out by book the workshop. ...
The Troublesome Tudors

City of Caves

City of Caves

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
Dig deeper into the social history and geography of Nottingham’s underground sandstone cave network. ...
City of Caves


Greek Workshops

Greek Workshops

During this history workshop, the children will meet Charmos, an elite athlete turned tour guide who will take the children on a journey to experience life and work in ancient Greece. ...
Greek Workshops

Culmington Manor

Culmington Manor

Culmington Manor is Manor Adventure's flagship outdoor pursuits centre, based in the heart of the South Shropshire countryside. Experience and enjoy more than 35 adventurous activities on our 100 acre estate. Click to find out why we are so popular...
Culmington Manor

Anglo-Saxon Village

Anglo-Saxon Village

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★
We provide an insight in to the every day environment you would typically find in an Anglo-Saxon village. Through our unique atmosphere and our fascinating dispays, the village is a must for any pupils studying ...
Anglo-Saxon Village

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Gladstone is the only complete Victorian pottery factory from the days when coal-burning ovens made the world's finest bone china. Explore the cobbled yard, with huge bottle kilns and take part in daily worksho ...
Gladstone Pottery Museum


Onsite School Team Building Days

Onsite School Team Building Days

The Problem Solving Company offers a fully mobile collection of team challenges catering for groups of all sizes. Our activity days are the perfect way to engage your students with a day of hands-on activities without leaving the school grounds. ...
Onsite School Team Building Days

Roman Tours UK

Roman Tours UK

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
We tell the story of the life of a Roman soldier in Britain through educational interactive experiences for all Key Stages. We can visit your school or provide city tours of Chester. Cheshire's Best Tourism Experience 2006, 2009, 2011. ...
Roman Tours UK

The Super Stone Age

The Super Stone Age

One of our professional actors will arrive at your school with our fully interactive Super Stone Age Workshop. From the moment it starts with Professor Trimbold digging for bones to hunting a woolly mammoth, the pupils will be inspired. ...
The Super Stone Age

Ackers Adventure

Ackers Adventure

Ackers Adventure is an Adventurous Activity Centre just 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham. A 75 acre site offering numerous facilities such as climbing walls,ski slope & residential centre, making Ackers a totally unique venue for a school trip. ...
Ackers Adventure


City of Leicester Cathedral

City of Leicester Cathedral

At the City of Leicester Cathedral we provide opportunities for school groups to gain an insight into the life, key beliefs and experiences of Christian people in worship ...
City of Leicester Cathedral

Maths Workshops

Maths Workshops

HANDS ON AND ENGAGING MATHS! Bring us to your school for an exciting day of maths, focusing on the core skills required to become great mathematicians without a pencil in sight. Watch your pupil's confidence grow and see their smiles as they succeed....
Maths Workshops

Florence Nightingale Workshop

Florence Nightingale Workshop

Travel back in time with the famous Lady with the Lamp and learn about her life during the Victorian times and in particular the impact she had on nursing and the sanitisation of our hospitals. ...
Florence Nightingale Workshop

Roman Trips to Wroxeter Roman City

Roman Trips to Wroxeter Roman City

Step back in time to explore Viriconium (Wroxeter), once the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. Wander the remains of the bathhouse and visit a reconstructed town house from a city which was almost as large as Pompeii. ...
Roman Trips to Wroxeter Roman City


Everdon Outdoor Learning Centre

Everdon Outdoor Learning Centre

We are located in a superb rural setting in an attractive village. The surrounding countryside provides a wide variety of contrasting landscapes and habitats which make the area ideal for the study of Geography, Science and Environmental Studies. ...
Everdon Outdoor Learning Centre

Alex Rider

Alex Rider

Turn your students into super agents, watch them reap the rewards of team work, enjoy the thrills of the great outdoors, and ignite a passion for reading with our two the YHA Alex Rider Spy packages. ...
Alex Rider

Oaker Wood Leisure

Oaker Wood Leisure

Woodland Outdoor Activity centre with 2 Glamping Villages which can be booked by schools for exclusive use. Sleeps up to 60 in each village. Wooden Glamping Pods sleeping up to 8. Catered or self catered. High Ropes, Low Ropes, Team Building, Rafting...
Oaker Wood Leisure

Medieval Trips to Goodrich Castle

Medieval Trips to Goodrich Castle

Standing in open countryside above the River Wye, Goodrich Castle is one of the finest and best preserved of all English medieval castles. Boasting a fascinating history and spectacular views from the battlements. ...
Medieval Trips to Goodrich Castle


JCA - Condover Hall

JCA - Condover Hall

Condover Hall in Shropshire is JCA's flagship centre and offers a wide range of adventurous outdoor and indoor activities in line with the national curriculum. ...
JCA - Condover Hall

Mount Cook

Mount Cook

Mount Cook is a new not-for-profit Adventure Centre dedicated to providing exciting outdoor adventurous activities and outdoor learning opportunities for children and young people in the heart of the Peak District. ...
Mount Cook

WW2 Workshops

WW2 Workshops

Travel back in time with ‘Polly’ to the 1940′s and experience what it might have been like to be an evacuee during World War II. Pack your suitcase and get ready to leave your hometown for the country... ...
WW2 Workshops

Edgmond Hall

Edgmond Hall

A converted Georgian farm (with small animals)in fabulous grounds, with friendly full-time staff, offers a wide range of outdoor creative "learning adventure" activities to provide a special learning experience. KS1, lower and upper KS2 specialists. ...
Edgmond Hall


School Escape Rooms

School Escape Rooms

Have you experienced the excitement of an Escape Room? We've turned it on its head for schools. Your pupils will have to solve a series of puzzles, locked up in a box, to find the key to stop the timer! Are yours pupils up for the challenge? ...
School Escape Rooms

International Baccalaureate Diploma

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Residential fieldwork created specifically for International Baccalaureate Diploma students in geography, biology and ESS. Field Studies Council has a network of UK Centres to choose from, many with easy transport links for UK and major airports. ...
International Baccalaureate Diploma

Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre

Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre

Forest-based adventurous activity and environmental courses set in 90 acres of oak woodland in the beautiful Wyre Forest. A range of accommodation includes the main centre, "glamping" pods, and a cottage in the wilds. All programmes are tailor-made. ...
Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre

Circus Team Building Workshops

Circus Team Building Workshops

18 years' experience- Bezerkaz Circus is one of the UK's top circus workshop providers. With vast experience of running fun one-off workshops as rewards, integrating circus into themes- citizenship, transition, science & arts week, we are a hit! ...
Circus Team Building Workshops


Trentham Monkey Forest

Trentham Monkey Forest

A trip to remember!Bring your little monkeys to see 140 free-roaming Barbary macaques in one of the UK's most unique attractions... ...
Trentham Monkey Forest

ACUK Pioneer Centre

ACUK Pioneer Centre

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
ACUK Pioneer Centre offers superb residential trips for schools, covering a huge range of different activities including climbing, fencing, orienteering and much much more. ...
ACUK Pioneer Centre

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits centre is a Charitable organisation providing Outdoor Adventurous activities for all. Our activities are designed to stimulate, educate and motivate all participants at affordable prices throughout the year. ...
Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

COGO Travel Primary - Happy being Me

COGO Travel Primary - Happy being Me

Exclusive to COGO Primary, 'Happy Being Me' residentials combine classroom and outdoor activities to experience and practice key life skills. ...
COGO Travel Primary - Happy being Me


Science Into Schools

Science Into Schools

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
Delivering interactive Science shows and workshops directly to your Schools and offering a varied experience of Science for all ages. ...
Science Into Schools

The Entertaining Egyptian

The Entertaining Egyptian

Professor Trimbold, the acclaimed Egyptologist will unlock the secrets of Tutankhamun's tomb, decipher the hieroglyphics, prepare priests to worship their Gods & mummify a Pharaoh. Why did they build pyramids? Who knows the riddle of the Sphinx? ...
The Entertaining Egyptian

Multi-Activity Package

Multi-Activity Package

Jam-packed with challenging and engaging activities our Multi-Activity packages are designed to engage students through a mixture of practical PE based activities, whilst making the most of the great outdoors and our enviable localities. ...
Multi-Activity Package

The Very Elegant Victorian

The Very Elegant Victorian

Don't dare to talk in class, make sure your hands are clean or Miss Grimm our strict Victorian teacher has a cane and not afraid to use it. What job will you do in the workshop, be a Chimney Sweep, work in the mills, crawl down the mine or be a maid....
The Very Elegant Victorian


The Amazing Greeks

The Amazing Greeks

It's all Greek to me and you, in Our Amazing Greek Workshop. Gods & Heroes abound, shrouded in Myth & Legend. Did life begin on Mount Olympus, does the Oracle know all, can a Spartan win the Olympic Games? All this and more. Book NOW ...
The Amazing Greeks

Allnatt School Camps

Allnatt School Camps

We will provide you with your very own tented village in your school grounds. No camp is complete without your very own flag, which we provide for you to decorate. Choose form 3 programmes CAMP CRAFT, TEAM CAMP or STONE AGE CAMP ...
Allnatt School Camps

Mayan Workshops

Mayan Workshops

Sally Spade, an enthusiastic archeologist, has been asked to write an article for ‘Archeology Today’ about The Mayan Civilisation. Who were they? How did they live and work and what were their beliefs? Travel back in time with Sally to explore th...
Mayan Workshops

Theatre Workshop

Theatre Workshop

Theatre Workshop have been visiting schools for over 25 years with fun filled active workshops. Our workshops certainly have the WOW factor and will get you pupils scrabbling for the internet to research for themselves. Book NOW ...
Theatre Workshop


Royal Airforce Museum Cosford

Royal Airforce Museum Cosford

RAF Museum Cosford tells the story of man's successes and failures in flying and missile development from the early days of aviation through two world wars to the present day. ...
Royal Airforce Museum Cosford

Kingswood centres - The Midlands

Kingswood centres - The Midlands

There are three Kingswood residential adventure centres within easy reach of the Midlands – the original Kingswood Staffordshire centre; Peak Venture, with the beautiful Peak District on its doorstep and Dearne Valley, set in the former Earth Centr...
Kingswood centres - The Midlands

Team Building and Resilience Workshops

Team Building and Resilience Workshops

Wild Survivor are an elite team of military veterans on a mission to build teamwork, strength of character, resilience, determination and the ability to overcome any obstacle in any situation. ...
Team Building and Resilience Workshops

Bushcraft with the Field Studies Council

Bushcraft with the Field Studies Council

Experience amazing outdoor locations at Field Studies Council’s network of UK Centres. Our courses are all focused on students being immersed in the natural world. They also make use of the beautiful surroundings including using bushcraft skills. ...
Bushcraft with the Field Studies Council


Birmingham Science Museum and Planetarium

Birmingham Science Museum and Planetarium

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
The Birmingham Science Centre at the heart of the city centre offered a superb experience for the region's school groups. As well as a range of tailored workshops and shows, the venue boasts one of the best Planetariums in the country. ...
Birmingham Science Museum and Planetarium

Egyptian Workshops

Egyptian Workshops

With the help of the Goddess Isis, unravel the secrets hidden in an ancient Egyptian scroll and discover how a Pharaoh would journey to the afterlife. ...
Egyptian Workshops

YHA Ironbridge Coalport

YHA Ironbridge Coalport

In the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, in a small town famous for being the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, we offer two hostels that are ideal for your next residential. ...
YHA Ironbridge Coalport

The Sensational Saxons & Vikings

The Sensational Saxons & Vikings

Meet a Lady from Saxon times & learn about her busy life. Listen to the story of Beowulf as he slays Grendel & the Dragon. Row a Viking longboat across the sea to raid Britain. Hear Erik Bloodaxe, the bravest Viking, tell of his heroic adventures. ...
The Sensational Saxons & Vikings


WW1 Workshop

WW1 Workshop

Meet Edith Johnson, Mother of 5 and travel with her to London 1914 and discover how the First World War would change ordinary lives, forever. ...
WW1 Workshop

Edale

Edale

In the heart of the Peak District moorland, YHA Edale is the ideal base for an active primary school residential trip with plenty of outdoor learning experiences and activities available. ...
Edale

Beaudesert Activity Centre

Beaudesert Activity Centre

Beaudesert Activity Centre located in Staffordshire, offers amazing residential trips for Schools. We've got nice accommodation blocks, we've got great activities, our food is all home cooked, but what really makes us worth a visit is our staff. ...
Beaudesert Activity Centre

Stone Age Workshops

Stone Age Workshops

Travel back in time with our actor in role, the enthusiastic archaeologist Sally Spade, in order to explore this fascinating prehistoric period, discovering how it developed from the chaotic to the domestic. ...
Stone Age Workshops


ACUK Whitemoor Lakes

ACUK Whitemoor Lakes

Whitemoor Lakes is the perfect destination for schools trips covering 25 acres of grassland and having a shallow 40 acre lake on site means there's plenty of space for school activities. ...
ACUK Whitemoor Lakes

Stratford upon Avon

Stratford upon Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon is an unrivalled destination to bring Shakespeare to life for your English and Drama students. Go backstage at the RSC, take part in a drama workshop, watch a performance of one of the Bard’s great plays and visit the key sites....
Stratford upon Avon

Maths Puzzle Activity Day

Maths Puzzle Activity Day

Get your pupils thinking with a fantastic puzzle day! Lots of hands on games and puzzles will be brought into your school for teams of pupils to bring their minds together to solve. ...
Maths Puzzle Activity Day

Roman Workshop

Roman Workshop

During this workshop, the children will be met by Queen Boudicca, leader of the Celts. And here our journey begins. Amongst other things, during the session the children will become Roman soldiers and learn about life during Roman times. ...
Roman Workshop

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