School Trips @ English Heritage
A local site for schools in North London, or across the city, Kenwood is the perfect place to bring your teaching to life and inspire your students. Kenwood has a range of options for schools, from a free on a self-led visit, or enhance your day and let our experts lead a hands-on Discovery Visit.
Why are English Heritage great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Great for topics around local history, homes and how others lived, as well as a significant person. Key Stage 3 groups can also explore Kenwood's connection to the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade through its previous owner, Lord Mansfield with our expert-led Discovery Visit. Or, bring your sketchbooks and draw inspiration from our internationally renowned art collections. There's also ample outdoor grassed areas ideal for activities or a picturesque lunch spot.
What activities are available during group visits?
Free self-led visit around the house and grounds, with topics linked to history, art and geography. Or an expert-led Discovery Visit linked to Kenwood's connection to the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade.
What size groups do you cater for?
Large groups of more than 30 can use the outdoor space as one group, but smaller groups will need to split into small groups need in the house itself.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
A bookable education room with tables and chairs (no wifi) is available to book for free for school groups. The room can hold approximately 30-40 children.
Is there first aid on site?
Site staff are First Aid trained.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
A lift is available to use in the house and there are disabled toilet facilities in the gounds.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Please call us on 0370 333 0606 to discuss your requirements.
All group leaders can also book a Free Planning Visit
Need more inspiration?
We are bursting with ideas on places that deliver first class teaching both outside the classroom and as in-school workshops. Here are a few similar suggestions, or head to our tailor-made trip form and let us know how we can help you!