school trips north of england activity centres




Northern England Activity Centres

school residential trips

From the Peak District National Park, up to the Kielder Forest. And from the Lake District on the West coast to the North York Moors on the East coast, at Plan My School Trip we work with the best providers of residential education for school trips in the North of England. On this page we feature study centres, fieldwork specialists, and of course plenty of outdoor adventure companies.


The Kepplewray Centre


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Popular Activities in the North, July 2017: The Kepplewray Centre
All of our activities at The Kepplewray Centre are either on site or a very short drive into The Lake District National Park. That means that your group can try out some of our fantastic activities with our qualified and experienced staff and then return to the comfort of The Kepplewray Centre for great home cooked food and a good nights sleep....Details & Enquire



Current Special Offers

Check the listings below for our latest special offers and deals for activity centres in the North of England. For full details and more great deals for schools, check the full list of centres below.

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YHA Langdale

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The Bushcraft Company - Cholmondeley Castle

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YHA The Sill at Hadrians Wall

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Conway Centres Tattenhall

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YHA York


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Field Studies Council - North of England

Field Studies Council - North of England

3 fantastic locations across the Lake District and Yorkshire offering fieldwork for all ages to bring the curriculum to life. Discover the mountain scenery of Blencathra, adventurous grounds of Castle Head or lakeside location of Malham Tarn. ...
Field Studies Council - North of England

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

Conway Centres Beeston

Conway Centres Beeston

Situated less than a mile from Beeston Castle and within very private grounds this cosy and familiar centre lends itself to being used by primary groups. It offers opportunities for a variety of studies within the immediate environment. ...
Conway Centres Beeston

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


Share Discovery Village

Share Discovery Village

Share Discovery Village is Ireland's largest residential activity centre, offering a range of over 30 activities onsite to both able-bodied and disabled people. SHARE is based on the picturesque shores of Upper Lough Erne. ...
Share Discovery Village

Weardale Adventure Centre

Weardale Adventure Centre

We are a provider of high quality adventure activities and outdoor adventure education. We tailor our programmes and activities to your requirements whether residential or day visitors. We have facilities to accommodate 80 residential guests. ...
Weardale Adventure Centre

Arvon – Lumb Bank, Yorkshire

Arvon – Lumb Bank, Yorkshire

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 – Lumb Bank, Yorkshire

Hesley Wood

Hesley Wood

Hesley Wood, set in beautiful surroundings awaits you to have an adventure! ...
Hesley Wood


YHA York

YHA York

Ideal for history lovers, this super-equipped hostel offers the ideal base for school trips in the fabulous city of York. ...
YHA York

Kingswood - Northumberland

Kingswood - Northumberland

Set on a stunning fell side, just minutes away from the leafy suburbs of Hexham, this picturesque centre offers a ‘home away from home’ environment. Fly through the air on our 3G swing or get closer to nature and build a shelter in the woods. ...
Kingswood - Northumberland

Camp Hill

Camp Hill

Set in over 300 acres of open parkland & woods, yet only 1 mile from the A1, the Camp Hill Estate have over 20 years experience in delivering outdoor activities and residential stays for children of all ages and abilities. ...
Camp Hill

YHA Langdale

YHA Langdale

YHA Langdale is a beautiful Victorian mansion owned by the National Trust and is a fantastic destination for UK school trips, student tours and educational visits, with spacious grounds that include a Victorian arboretum. ...
YHA Langdale


Longrigg Residential Centre

Longrigg Residential Centre

Big environments lead to big experiences which lead to big learning. Come down a cave, climb up a mountain, jump in a river...a week with us will leave you with lasting memories and valuable lessons. ...
Longrigg Residential Centre

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

The Bushcraft Company - Cholmondeley Castle

The Bushcraft Company - Cholmondeley Castle

We offer residential school trips with a difference, taking students into the wild and giving them real back-to-nature experiences they will never forget. We pay meticulous attention to the details, making sure our pastoral care is second to none, ou...
The Bushcraft Company - Cholmondeley Castle

The Venture Centre

The Venture Centre

You peer through the window and Mona's Isle appears in the distance. As you get closer you see the outline of Conistor Rock and make out the entrance to Douglas Harbour the excitement builds and you haven't even arrived yet. ...
The Venture Centre


Conway Centres Tattenhall

Conway Centres Tattenhall

Located in the beautiful village of Tattenhall just 7 miles from Chester the centre offers a peaceful haven and a base for wide range of Outdoor Activities and the Arts. It's proximity to many schools makes it ideal for day courses too. ...
Conway Centres Tattenhall

Scout Adventures - North England

Scout Adventures - North England

Scout Adventures helps young people learn the character skills they need to succeed - leadership, teamwork, resilience and initiative. With our expertise in informal, outdoor learning we have encouraged and inspired generations. ...
Scout Adventures - North England

YHA The Sill at Hadrians Wall

YHA The Sill at Hadrians Wall

Brand new for 2017 – this state-of-the-art hostel is an exciting £14.8 million initiative created in partnership with the Northumberland National Park Authority. It is the ideal base for exploring the Hadrian’s Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site. ...
YHA The Sill at Hadrians Wall

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


Safestay York

Safestay York

Safestay York is nestled in the city walls of the Micklegate, the elegant Georgian townhouse is the perfect base for groups to explore this magical city. ...
Safestay York

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

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

Conway Centres Burwardsley

Conway Centres Burwardsley

Located in the picturesque village of Burwardsley our centre offers opportunities unique to it's location. The surrounding countryside provides further possibilities for historical and environmental studies. ...
Conway Centres Burwardsley


Conway Centres Delamere

Conway Centres Delamere

Situated in a magical and inspiring forest environment our popular Delamere centre is a fantastic venue for woodland based activities, whether they be of an outdoor an adventurous, Arts or field studies nature. ...
Conway Centres Delamere

Kingswood

Kingswood

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
Successful outdoor residential experiences provide challenge, build confidence and increase pupil engagement and attainment back in class. We offer a wide range of activities at our nine outdoor activity centres in the UK and one in France. ...
Kingswood

The Kepplewray Centre

The Kepplewray Centre

Kepplewray is a residential Outdoor Activity centre set in the Lake District National Park which offers a very wide range of outdoor activities for schools. All are designed to overcome fears, build confidence improve team-working as well as learning...
The Kepplewray 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


Dobroyd Castle Activity Centre

Dobroyd Castle Activity Centre

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
Robinwood centres provide residential activity courses available for the 8 to 11 year old age group. 3 days at Robinwood are a fantastic experience with our dedicated staff team ensuring that both teachers and ...
Dobroyd Castle Activity Centre



Residential School Trips North

Schools in the north of England have plenty of choice when it comes to outdoor activities. The spectacular landscapes of the Peak and Lake Districts, long stretches of coastline, and rolling hills of the Pennines provide great locations for outdoor activity centres. Plenty of established companies have created exceptional facilities to enable high quality outdoor education in these wonderful natural environments.

We have helped hundreds of schools in the north of England discover new and exciting outdoor activity centres, and we look forward to assisting many more. If there is something in particular you would like to achieve with your group, just fill in the short form above or give us a call to discuss your requirements.