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.


Popular Cheshire Trip December 2018

Pre History Trips at Beeston Castle
Pre History Trips at Beeston Castle
Pre History Trips at Beeston Castle
Pre History Trips at Beeston Castle

Take learning outside with a trip to Beeston Castle to bring learning to life across the curriculum. We offer two expert-led Discovery Visits at just £100 per class; KS2 Prehistoric Settlers, where your class can try prehistoric crafts and investigate life in an Iron Age hill fort, or KS1/KS2 Fo...

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Conway Centres Delamere

Conway Centres Delamere

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

The Wingate Centre

The Wingate Centre

The Wingate Centre offers fully-catered holiday accommodation with 23 twin bedrooms across two self-contained floors so children & young adults with disabilities (& those without too) can holiday in a safe and fun environment....
The Wingate Centre

The Bushcraft Company - Cholmondeley Castle

The Bushcraft Company - Cholmondeley Castle

We offer residential school trips with a difference, taking students into the wild and giving them real back-to-nature experiences they will never forget. We pay meticulous attention to the details, making sure our pastoral care is second to none, ou...
The Bushcraft Company - Cholmondeley Castle

Victorian Christmas Workshop

Victorian Christmas Workshop

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


Conway Centres Burwardsley

Conway Centres Burwardsley

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

Chester Roman Amphitheatre

Chester Roman Amphitheatre

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

Roman Tours UK

Roman Tours UK

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
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

Quarry Bank Mill

Quarry Bank Mill

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
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


Conway Centres Beeston

Conway Centres Beeston

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

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