School Visits and Field Trips in Cheshire
Outdoor educational visits are a fundamental part of the school curriculum and in some cases may even be a requirement as part of an examination. Although the organisation of such an outing may be demanding, the end result should be a positive experience for students and teachers alike. School visits enable pupils to experience new places they may not otherwise be able to see, and provide an invaluable extension to studies undertaken in the classroom.
Most schools have a number of trips that have been part of their curriculum for several years. This may be because there can be a lot of work involved in finding a new venue that will suit the individual needs of the school, or because the paperwork is already done in previous years, which makes the whole process of planning a lot less time consuming, or it may even be because they happen to be the best venues available and no amount of time spent on looking for alternatives would produce a better visit.
Even if your school has been visiting the same place year after year, it is always worth checking that you are not missing out on places that were not available for visits in the past, or who have spent considerable sums to increase the quality of their offering since the last time you reviewed them.
Looking for a school visit in Cheshire?
Throughout Cheshire you will find a large and varied range of outdoor learning options suitable for school groups. These activities are suitable from Early Years through Key Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4, Special Educational Needs and Further and Higher Education. No matter where your pupils are in the curriculum, Cheshire is a county bursting with fantastic opportunities.
To give you a good place to start, we have selected a few of our favourite trips which highlight local history and the environment, plus an internationally famous and cutting edge scientific establishment that is completely open to the general public.
The county of Cheshire is part of the North West of England. Bounded by Chester to the west, Macclesfield to the east, Warrington the north and Crewe towards the south, the area covers almost a thousand square miles.
Please click the following link for our full list of visit options in the North West of England.
Filter Cheshire Trips & Workshops
History, Romans, SEN
The city of Chester, in North West England, boasts the well preserved remains of the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain. Built in the 1st century, this ancient monument is part of the impressive Roman remains that can be seen throughout the city....
English, Maths, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Elizabethans, Victorian, worldwar, Design Technology, Food, PSHE, Farm, SEN
Tatton Park is one of the UK's most complete historic estates with a range of outstanding spaces, courses and resources for educational use! ...
Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Medieval
Beeston Castle with its impressive location and natural defences has been home to prehistoric settlers, great barons, it's acted as a defence against aristocratic rivals and it's even been an important English Civil War stronghold. ...
Geography, Fieldstudies, History, Prehistory, Physical Education, SEN
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. ...
Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, SEN
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. ...
English, Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, Art, SEN
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. ...
Geography, Fieldstudies, Music, Physical Education, Art, Watersports, SEN
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. ...
History, Prehistory, SEN
Visit our replica Iron Age round house & archaeological dig to learn more about the culture, art and farming from the Iron Age. Pupils will be fully immersed in the era & experience hands on activities and journeys into the ancient hillfort landscape...
Companies who can bring workshops into your school...
Roman Tours UK
History, SEN, Romans
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. ...
Cheshire & Various Regions
Citizenship, Geography, Environmental Geography, SEN
From start to finish this exciting and inspiring workshop on CLIMATE CHANGE is a wonderful way to introduce your pupils to the changing world around us. The professional actor will set up a pop-up theatre in your school hall, music & costumes. ...
Cheshire & Various Regions
English, Geography, Human Geography, History, Prehistory, Ancient Civilisations, Design Technology, Food, SEN
Chocolate Collective facilitate chocolate workshops that are a fantastic introduction into the world of chocolate. Our tailored, interactive workshops inspire pupils and teach them new skills either as an after-school activity or as part of a Nation...
Cheshire & Various Regions
History, Victorian, SEN
It is Christmas! Fire up the festive spirit with this wonderful Victorian workshop, perfect for inspiring your pupils to find the true beginnings of Christmas. With our pop-up theatre, exciting storytelling and wonderful Christmas cheer. Book NOW ...