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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Conway Centres Burwardsley


We are dedicated, experienced and enthusiastic education professionals who have the ability to differentiate, plan bespoke programmes and deliver high quality teaching. Our teachers understand young people and the current school environment and they work hard to deliver the best outcomes for them. Burwardsley is a secure and familiar building, ideal for primary schools who are looking for single occupancy and a cosy environment. We encourage stays from one night upwards so schools can bring very young pupils away for an initial residential experience. Our customers give us excellent feedback and make repeated visits....

Conway Centres Burwardsley
Conway Centres Burwardsley





Roman Tours UK
Roman Tours UK
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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
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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



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
Jodrell Bank
Jodrell Bank
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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
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Quarry Bank Mill
Quarry Bank Mill
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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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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



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



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



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



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



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



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

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