School Visits Dorset

Although more than half of the county of Dorset is covered by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and boast some wonderfully picturesque chalk and limestone valleys, it is the spectacular coastline of this county that receives special attention and is where the majority of school trips flock.

The Jurassic Coast is named thanks to the erosion that has exposed rocks and fossils dating back to the Jurassic period, and beyond. UNESCO declared this part of Dorset a World Heritage site with spectacular natural features such as the migrating barrier beach known as Chesil Beach which stretches between Lyme Regis and Portland Bill, and Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door.

Coastal geomorphology processes make Dorset the perfect place for schools wanting to undertake fieldwork. We work with residential centres who can offer everything from accommodation only packages where for self led trips, to fully inclusive field trips giving your group access to specialist local knowledge. Dorset is a gem of a place and the premier location for school groups in the South West studying geography, geology and tourism. Visit the following link for our full list of visit options in the South West of England.

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Allnatt School Camps

Fun, Curriculum linked, Residential experience for schools, it's rooted in the heritage and tradition of a classic school camp. The difference? We bring the tents, the activities & the instructors to your school. Our camps add a modern twist to traditional approaches to living outdoors…...

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Geography, Physical Geography, Geology, History, Medieval, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

Bespoke residential outdoor activity programmes on the stunning Jurassic coast comprising a unique set of adventure activities such as Coasteering, Mackerel Fishing, Dorset Waterpark and Bushcraft, delivered by our highly qualified instructors. ...

Cumulus Outdoors

Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies

High-quality Geography and Geology field studies for Key Stages 4 and 5 on the Jurassic Coast of Dorset. ...

Geography and Geology Field Studies Dorset

Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Our Vision: To change people's lives by sharing our passions for the water and outdoors Our Mission: To provide the BEST possible Outdoor Education experience for children of school age. ...

Rockley Watersports

Geography, Fieldstudies, Languages, Art, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports

Over 110 years of experience, and 4000 groups annually means you can trust Scout Adventures with your School residential. Accommodation is provided in our highly popular tented village and our instructors can deliver an experience built around you...

Scout Adventures Buddens

Science, Geography, Physical Education, Biology, Fieldstudies

Quality Outdoor Learning Experiences. We are specialists in field work and outdoor adventurous activities in harmony with the Seashore, Coast & Woodlands. ...

Allnatt Swanage

Geography, Physical Education, Watersports, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN

Based in picturesque Christchurch Harbour, a SSSI nature reserve. This college-owned centre offers bespoke trips for Outdoor Adventurous Activities and Field Studies. We use highly qualified instructors and are fully accredited by ALLA, LOTC & RYA. ...

Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education Centre


Companies who can bring workshops into your school...

History, Physical Education, Prehistory

We will provide you with your very own tented village in your school grounds. No camp is complete without your very own flag, which we provide for you to decorate. Choose form 3 programmes CAMP CRAFT, TEAM CAMP or STONE AGE CAMP ...

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