East Midlands of England

Regional School Trips

Learning outside the classroom in the East Midlands

Discover some exciting and unique school trip destinations in the East Midlands. From a historical perspective: find out more about life in the Stone Age, or for people of the Iron Age Corieltauvi tribe who lived in the area before the Romans; about King Richard III and his final resting place beneath a car park in Leicester; visit the site of the Battle of Bosworth Field; study the roots of the Industrial Revolution that help shape the East Midlands into the place it is today; or discover the history of a Victorian Water Pumping Station. East Midlands School trip options are many and varied.

The East Midlands has plenty of great fieldwork locations to study subjects in Physical Geography and Biological Science. Your students can get practical hands on learning in Chemistry, Physics or Biology; experience places that help teach Citizenship and PSHE as well as every other National Curriculum subject. We can help you find an educational trip in the East Midlands suitable for your school groups learning objectives.

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The Bushcraft Company - Boughton Woods

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Not everything can be taught in a classroom. We believe that some of the most important life skills are best learned outside. Get back to basics with our real outdoor experiences and give your students the chance to grow.

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176 East Midlands school trips and workshops

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Learn the lessons from the Holocaust

Learn the lessons from the Holocaust

We ask the big questions facing your students: why does hatred persist? How should we treat others? How do we think for ourselves? In a world of online hate and conspiracy, now more than never we need to learn the lessons of the Holocaust.

Big School Camp Midlands

Big School Camp Midlands

We offer a range of unique and innovative outdoor activities with a residential experience delivered on your school’s premises. Our camps help you deliver a full outdoor learning experience with 100% participation for all and at a very low costs

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre tells an internationally important story within the landscape in which the battle took place. Richard III's death signified the beginning of the powerful Tudor dynasty which changed the face of England.

free tripSewage Treatment Works Tour

Sewage Treatment Works Tour

Ever wondered how a sewage treatment really works? Or how we turn waste into clean water? Thanks to our education centre in Derby, you’ll soon have more answers than questions. Come for a tour at our Sewage Treatment Works!


Big School Camp South

Big School Camp South

We offer a range of unique and innovative outdoor activities with a residential experience delivered on your school’s premises. Our camps help you deliver a full outdoor learning experience with 100% participation for all and at a very low costs

Big School Camp North

Big School Camp North

We offer a range of unique and innovative outdoor activities with a residential experience delivered on your school’s premises. Our camps help you deliver a full outdoor learning experience with 100% participation for all and at a very low costs

1620s House and Garden

1620s House and Garden

Travel in time to the 1620s House and learn about upstairs-downstairs life, with food, musical instruments, games and costumes from the period. Hunt out the witch marks and explore the garden and its maze.

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits centre is a Charitable organisation providing Outdoor Adventurous activities for all. Our activities are designed to stimulate, educate and motivate all participants at affordable prices throughout the year.


YHA Ilam Hall

YHA Ilam Hall

With sprawling grounds and lots of outdoor space to explore this grand Gothic manor offers a magical place for a school residential. Surrounded by the rolling scenery of Dovedale we’re ideally located to visit the many Peak District Attractions.

Activities at Your Place

Activities at Your Place

Let us come to you. Looking to organise a school activity or team building day but worrying about expensive coach hire and the stresses of organising it?

YHA Edale

YHA Edale

Outdoor adventures in the Peak District don’t get better than this! YHA Edale is a grand country house literally on the slopes of Kinder Scout, and surrounded by the gorgeous scenery of the Edale valley.

The Bushcraft Company - Boughton Woods

The Bushcraft Company - Boughton Woods

Not everything can be taught in a classroom. We believe that some of the most important life skills are best learned outside. Get back to basics with our real outdoor experiences and give your students the chance to grow.


free tripGainsborough Old Hall

Gainsborough Old Hall

Bring history to life for your pupils with a visit to Gainsborough Old Hall. As one of the best preserved Tudor manor houses in the country, pupils can step into the shoes of the people who lived and worked there.

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre

In the heart of the Peak District, Crowden Outdoor Educational Centre has been working with schools and youth groups since 1979. Creating bespoke outdoor learning opportunities and utilising the natural environment for a real adventure.

Stone Age School Trip

Stone Age School Trip

Back in time, learn about Stone Age man, Try lighting a fire if you think you can, Building your own shelter..in LOPC wood, Fire-pit charcoal, draw caveman good. Test your skill with an Archers sight. Go home with knowledge from our StoneAge s

Day Visits to Walesby Forest

Day Visits to Walesby Forest

Walesby Forest is a fun and exciting activity centre set in 250 acres of woodland in Robin Hood country with over 40 indoor and outdoor adventure activities including water sports, climbing, team building and archery offering bespoke day trips.


free tripPeveril Castle

Peveril Castle

Built soon after the Norman Conquest in 1066 by William Peveril, Peveril Castle is a dramatic Norman castle overlooking Hope Valley and Cave Dale in Derbyshire. Book a free school visit to explore with your class.

Willersley Castle

Willersley Castle

Enjoy a range of challenging outdoor pursuits within the 65 acre estate, Willersley Castle - once the home of Industrial Revolution's Richard Arkwright.

Residential Visits

Residential Visits

Our mission is to widen the horizons of young people through real outdoor adventures in the Peak District. In addition to outdoor adventures our fantastic facilities and location enable self led residentials including field studies, drama and more

free tripBolsover Castle

Bolsover Castle

There are plenty of outdoor and indoor facilities for school groups to see at Bolsover castle, including the 17th century castle built by Charles Cavendish, Riding House Range which now contains an exhibition, Terrace Range and Wall Walk.


Walesby Forest

Walesby Forest

Walesby Forest is a fun and exciting residential activity centre with over 40 indoor and outdoor adventure activities including water sports, with a wide range of accommodation options, set in 250 acres of woodland in Robin Hood country.

special offerPep the Poet - Mental Health & Well-being

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Pep the Poet - Mental Health & Well-being

Pep the Poet is a tremendous advocate of raising awareness and promoting positive mental health through creative means. He does this through his writing, poems and keynote speeches.

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Pep the Poet

Hello! I’m Pep the Poet. My mission is to ‘scatter sunshine one poem at a time.’ I deliver whole school poetry and well-being days which are fun, exciting and interactive. I’ve written and published five poetry collections for childr

Chocolate Tasting Workshop

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Chocolate Tasting Workshop

A chocolate workshop with a difference. Delivered by an International Chocolate Judge, a Cocoa Encounters workshop balances the excitement of eating chocolate with the science, history, geography and design technology behind its taste.


Viking School Days

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Viking School Days

At Viking School Days we provide a range of school visits, workshops and online resources. Through a dynamic combination of acting, questioning and role-play we bring the exciting world of the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings to life in your classroom!

Olympic Dance Workshops

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Olympic Dance Workshops

Olympic dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. Hosting your very own Olympic games, with a twist. Dance your way around the world!

Flamenco Dance Workshops

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Flamenco Dance Workshops

Flamenco & Spanish dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. These workshops are a great way to kick off learning about Spain and can be booked at any time during the school year.

free tripOur Wonderful World of Water assembly & workshops

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Our Wonderful World of Water assembly & workshops

Let us engage your whole school by hosting our FREE engaging assembly all about our “Wonderful World of Water” - you won’t regret it!


African Dance Workshops

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African Dance Workshops

African dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. These workshops link with Black History Month or Africa and can be booked at any time during the school year.

Educational Dance Workshops

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Educational Dance Workshops

Book The Best Dance Days - Educational dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupils' learning and link to many school topics. You will be amazed by how much your pupils take on board and how our dance workshops bring out the best in them.

World Book Day Dance Workshops

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World Book Day Dance Workshops

Our World Book Day dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. We bring books to life through dance and give your pupils the chance to get creative.

Chinese Dance Workshops

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Chinese Dance Workshops

Chinese dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. These workshops link with Chinese New Year and China and can be booked at any time during the school year. Book in advance to secure your ideal date!


Big School Camp

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Big School Camp

More than just your average school trip The number one provider for on-site school outdoor experiences in the UK READY FOR A NEW ADVENTURE! Igniting young minds and building bonds through unforgettable school camps and outdoor activities!

Tudor Galleon Workshops

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Tudor Galleon Workshops

Using fine & gross motor skills with basic materials and simple instructions, pupil’s work individually in groups and altogether to build a huge model of the a Tudor Galleon, that they will tell everyone at home about and remember forever.

Fab Science In-school Workshops

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Fab Science In-school Workshops

Inspirational workshops with hands on learning: Forces, Digestive System, Circulatory System, Forensics, Construction, Sound, Light, Rocks, States of Matter, Electricity and Potty Potions...the science of magic!

Stone-Age Workshop

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Stone-Age Workshop

by Historic Workshops. Ever wondered where modern humans came from? How Homo Sapiens and Neanderthals survived? Want some handy tips on creating your own hunting gear? All of this and more can be explored with our stunning Stone-Age sessions!


Creative Writing-Engage and Inspire Roald Dahl

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Creative Writing-Engage and Inspire Roald Dahl

During this Drama Hut workshop, our enthusiastic writer, 'Sally' shares her love of storytelling, using the 'Phizz-Whizzing' stories of Roald Dahl. Create the characters, bring them to life and explore what makes a 'Giganticus' story as inspiration!

Exciting Egyptians

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Exciting Egyptians

Humph’s Histories is led by Steve Humpherson who has a passion for history and passing on this passion. Steve combines fun and learning through his exciting and engaging activity based workshops. Just click to see the full list of workshops offer

Cyber Security Breakout Challenge with Minecraft Education

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Cyber Security Breakout Challenge with Minecraft Education

Immerse your students in the virtual world of Minecraft: Education Edition in these educational focus workshops.

Ancient Egypt: The reign of Tutankhamun

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Ancient Egypt: The reign of Tutankhamun

Step back in time to Ancient Thebes. A boy king has taken the throne after a time of turmoil, he is bringing back the old ways and restoring ma’at (order). The pupils will participate in the story of Tutenkamun’s reign.


Viking Workshops

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Viking Workshops

During this Drama Hut Workshop we meet 'Astrid' The Viking and travel back in time to 793 AD. Together, the children will create images of Viking Britain, set sail in a Viking longboat, solve riddles and discover why the Vikings came to our shore!

Viking Workshop

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Viking Workshop

An exploration of all things Viking! We bring interactive history right to your school via a full range of resources including a mini-museum, replica weapons and games; all hosted by our experienced actors who bring history to life in the classroom.

Open Air Shakespeare!

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Open Air Shakespeare!

Would you like your students to explore Shakespeare in a completely new way? Let's take it outside! Drama in the Woods take your students into your school's outdoor space to explore, design, rehearse, build and perform your play of choice!

Anti-Bullying Show - Online

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Anti-Bullying Show - Online

Are you looking for an exciting and engaging experience for your students this Anti-Bullying Week? Then you need the ultimate Online Anti-Bullying Show for Schools: Time To Unite!


Problem Solving Workshops

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Problem Solving Workshops

Our Hands-On Cross-Curricular Activities are for All Key Stages & Abilities, From EYFS to Sixth Form Making Learning Fun & The Complex Simple. Utilsing Creativity, Problem Solving, Teamwork and Resilience, workshops increase Self Esteem by Degrees

Roman Workshop

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Roman Workshop

We bring interactive history right to your school via a full range of resources including our mini-museum, replica weapons and games; all hosted by our experienced actors who bring history to life in the classroom

Roman Workshop

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Roman Workshop

by Historic Workshops. Roman Workshop is highly-engaging and hands-on. We have delivered the workshop across the country to dozens of schools with incredible feedback. Our reputation really does speak for itself!

Pirates Day

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Pirates Day

Avast, ye mateys! Plunge your children into the lore of the Seven Seas. Explore pirate skills, tall tales and hidden treasure. Who here be stout enough to join our crew? Arrr!

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