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.


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Chocolate Collective


Our School Workshops are the ideal complement to classroom teaching and are a real favourite amongst teachers (and kids funnily enough). We work closely with teachers to ensure their teaching is supported and can do a short question and answer session on the topics of your choice too. Each session is run by one of our experienced and passionate chocolatiers, so that much of the pressure is taken off teachers’ shoulders. Our workshops have relevance to important aspects of the National Curriculum at both Primary and Secondary School level bringing subjects such as English Literature, History, Geography and Business Studies to life. As with all successful lessons, we make our sessions interactive, hands-on and fun. And we’re yet to meet a pupil who isn’t overjoyed at the thought...

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Filter Cheshire Trips & Workshops


Cheshire
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....

Chester Roman Amphitheatre

Cheshire
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! ...

Learn at Tatton Park

Cheshire
History, Geography, Prehistory, Medieval, Victorian, SEN


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. ...

Pre History Trips at Beeston Castle

Cheshire
History, Geography, Physical Education, Prehistory, Fieldstudies, 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. ...

Conway Centres Burwardsley



Cheshire
Geography, Physical Education, Fieldstudies, 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. ...

Conway Centres Delamere

Cheshire
English, Geography, Physical Education, Art, Fieldstudies, 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. ...

Conway Centres Beeston

Cheshire
Geography, Music, Physical Education, Art, Fieldstudies, 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. ...

Conway Centres Tattenhall

Cheshire
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...

The Iron Age Experience

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Workshops

Companies who can bring workshops into your school...

Roman Tours UK
Roman Tours UK
★★★★★

Cheshire
History, Romans, SEN


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. ...

Roman Tours UK
★★★★★

Cheshire & Various Regions
English, History, Geography, Prehistory, Human Geography, Food, SEN, Design Technology


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...

Chocolate Collective

Cheshire & Various Regions
English


It is Christmas time, and Eve has been sent into the attic to find the last of the Christmas decorations. As she rummages around in the attic, she discovers a strange looking box. When she opens it she finds a magical Snow Globe. ...

The Christmas Snowglobe

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. ...

Climate Change

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 ...

Victorian Christmas Workshop
Jodrell Bank
Jodrell Bank
★★★★★

Cheshire
Science, Physics, Twentieth Century


Our year round education programmes in the north west of England offer children a unique learning experience and the opportunity to experiment with live science. ...

Jodrell Bank
★★★★★
Quarry Bank Mill
Quarry Bank Mill
★★★★★

Cheshire
History, Industrial, Victorian


Visit Quarry Bank at Styal in the north west of England and discover the compelling story of mill workers, entrepreneurs and the Industrial Revolution. ...

Quarry Bank Mill
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