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



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.

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....

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Peak - Astbury Watersports Centre
Peak - Astbury Watersports Centre

Cheshire Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Design Technology, Food, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Art, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Sports Centre, Watersports, SEN

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Astbury Watersports Centre is located at Astbury Mere, near Congleton town centre. We offer various watersports from canoeing to sailing, and if getting in the water isn’t what you fancy we also have many different land based activities. ...

Peak - Astbury Watersports Centre
Beeston Castle and Woodland Park
Beeston Castle and Woodland Park

Cheshire 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. ...

Beeston Castle and Woodland Park
Chester Roman Amphitheatre
Chester Roman Amphitheatre

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
Conway Centres Beeston
Conway Centres Beeston

Cheshire 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. ...

Conway Centres Beeston



Conway Centres Delamere
Conway Centres Delamere

Cheshire 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. ...

Conway Centres Delamere
Conway Centres Burwardsley
Conway Centres Burwardsley

Cheshire 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. ...

Conway Centres Burwardsley
The Iron Age Experience
The Iron Age Experience

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
Conway Centres Tattenhall
Conway Centres Tattenhall

Cheshire 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. ...

Conway Centres Tattenhall

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Workshops

Companies who can bring workshops into your school...

Climate Change
Climate Change

Cheshire & Various Regions Citizenship, Geography, Environmental Geography, SEN

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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
Christmas with Dickens
Christmas with Dickens

Cheshire & Various Regions History, Victorian, SEN

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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 ...

Christmas with Dickens
Workshop 3
Workshop 3

Cheshire & Various Regions Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Biology

Calamity Climate Change Workshop - Ks1 & Ks2. An amazing workshop that will inspire your school to look at and change the way they thing about disposable plastics and the effects on our planet. ...

Workshop 3
The Christmas Snowglobe
The Christmas Snowglobe

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

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