Grittleton Manor House
School Trips @ Classes Abroad
Grittleton House is a stunning Victorian manor house offering secure group accommodation all year round. Formerly a private school up until 2016, our superb venue is ideally set up to cater for school groups of all ages.
Classes Abroad Ltd have 25 years experience working from Grittleton House planning bespoke trips for school groups, and with our local knowledge we can assist teachers in planning and booking a trip that will be both educational and memorable. We can assist in every aspect of planning a school trip to the South West of England.
We have links with local guides and attractions; can arrange excursions and coach travel; and offer a range of catering options and onsite activities to exactly suit the needs of every school.
Why are Classes Abroad great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Grittleton House is our premier venue for UK school trips and offers all the convenience a school group might want from their accommodation. En-suite rooms available in our stunningly converted stables block, and dormitory rooms available in the manor house itself. Classrooms and meeting rooms are made available to the group, along with all of the outdoor space, all included in the hire price. Full board and half board options available.
Onsite we have sports fields, cricket nets, football pitches and an indoor sports dome, a common room for students with pool tables and table tennis, cinema and disco facilities. Just half an hour away you'll find the cities of Bath and Bristol offering a wealth of history from the Industrial Revolution to the Roman times. Stone Henge is just an hour by coach if you want to travel even further back in time!
What activities are available during group visits?
Professional Sports Coaching: Cricket, Tennis, Football Academy, Volleyball, Hockey, Dance, Rugby, Golf Range, Archery
Self Led: Any sports, Area Games, Bonfire, Cinema, Disco, 8 Ball Pool, Table Tennis, Sports Pitches, Tennis Courts, Volleyball Court, Indoor Pitch
Nearby: Westonbirt Arboretum, South Cerney Water Park, Tenpin Trowbridge, Cities of Bath & Bristol, Woodlands Adventure, H5 Adventure, Castle Combe Village, Lacock Abbey, Cherhill White Horse, Avebury Stone Circle, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral
History: Romans (Bath), Industrial revolution (Bristol), Neolithic (Stonehenge & Avebury), Tudor (Lacock)
What size groups do you cater for?
We can cater for groups as small as 20 or as large as 200! With 1 in 10 teacher places free
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
Yes we have plenty of classrooms, meeting space and breakout rooms, all included as part of the hire price.
Is there first aid on site?
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
Yes in the stables accommodation only. Site visit recommended.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Classes Abroad Ltd is a small family business with a passion for creating unique and memorable school trips. We have fantastic links with European Schools and can arrange exchanges and visits abroad as well as in the UK.
Special rates for schools
staying with us outside of peak season
£40 per night fully catered
We offer discounted rates for groups booing in low season (October to March). We also offer a discount based on groups travelling with more than 50 pupils.
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