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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Science Discovery Dome



Science Dome is designed to explore science, geology and geography in an interactive way. The Science Dome visits schools and clubs, providing an additional science resource and presenting a different learning experience to children. We provi

Science Discovery Dome participants will: Have fun while learning science in our giant inflatable dome Experience school curricula presented in a new, exciting way that they will always remember Be able to ask questions and interact with someone passionate about science with real dinosaur fossils See the interconnected relationships among sciences such as geology, astronomy, and physics Be challenged and encouraged to explore science for themselves Sessions include collections of fossils, rocks, dinosaur bones, ancient oceanic fossils, all to examine and touch by the pupils. Full planetarium with the stars but also a fly-through the solar system with landing on the Moon and Mars seeing the landscapes of the different worlds in 360 degree view. ...

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Cumulus Outdoors Curriculum Day Trips
Cumulus Outdoors Curriculum Day Trips

Dorset Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Medieval, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, Biology

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We run exciting and fun filled Adventure Activity Days on the Jurassic Coast for schools and youth groups. These outdoor activities are designed to improve self esteem, confidence and support learning outside the classroom. ...

Cumulus Outdoors Curriculum Day Trips
Cumulus Outdoors
Cumulus Outdoors

Dorset Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports

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Our exciting range of land and water based outdoor adventure activities take place at some of Dorset’s most iconic coastal locations and offer the unique opportunity to explore the stunning Jurassic Coastline whilst trying something new. ...

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Cumulus Outdoors-Swanage
Cumulus Outdoors-Swanage

Dorset Geography, Physical Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Medieval, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports, Accommodation Only

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Tailored adventure residentials on the Dorset coast, either hard-top accommodation or tented village, can include activities such as Coasteering, Climbing, Mackerel Fishing, Waterpark and Bushcraft, delivered by our highly qualified instructors. ...

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Activity Camps at your School
Activity Camps at your School

Dorset & Various Regions Physical Education, Bushcraft

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If you are looking for an alternative to your usual school residential because of Covid-19 concerns or any other reason, why not consider a school trip experience on your own school grounds, right on your doorstep!? ...

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Science Zone UK centre
Science Zone UK centre

Dorset & Various Regions Maths, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Geology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computing

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The Science Zone is an exciting Science Discovery Centre for families and children, sponsored by Science Dome UK planetarium company, based in the centre of the historic Royal Arcade in Boscombe, Bournemouth. All visits to the Science Zone re...

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Workshops

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Science Discovery Dome
Science Discovery Dome

Dorset & Various Regions Maths, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Geology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

COVID-19 OFFER
Science Dome is designed to explore science, geology and geography in an interactive way. The Science Dome visits schools and clubs, providing an additional science resource and presenting a different learning experience to children. We provi...

Science Discovery Dome

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