School Trips @ English Heritage
Bring your teaching to life and inspire your students at our 400 sites across England. Your students can explore and discover the places where history happened at our prehistoric sites, castles, abbeys and country houses including Stonehenge, Hadrians Wall and Battle Abbey just to name a few. Come and visit us for free on a self-led visit, or enhance your day and let our experts lead a hands-on Discovery Visit for you.
Why are English Heritage great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
The castle is remarkably intact allowing visitors to explore from the basement, through the lower and upper halls to the roof where there are magnificent views seaward to Orford Ness. Around the rooms is a maze of passages leading to the chapel, kitchen and other chambers in the turrets
What activities are available during group visits?
Visit Orford museum which is located upstairs at the castle
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
There is no education room available at Orford Castle.
Is there first aid on site?
Site staff are First Aid trained
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
Not suitable for visitors with limited mobility and there are no separately allocated disabled parking spaces.
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!