East of England

Regional School Trips

Learning outside the classroom in the East of England

Comprising the East Anglian counties of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire plus Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, the East of England has plenty of exciting visit options for the region's 250,000 plus school children.

Norfolk and Suffolk are excellent for schools wishing to undertake coastal field studies topics, while the Fens and the Broads are the perfect location for a exciting residential activity centres that mix everything from rock climbing and sailing to bushcraft. East of England school trips to the region's historical and cultural heritage affords schools the envious opportunity of being able to visit local venues of national importance. Everyone from the Romans through to the innovators of the Industrial Revolution left their mark on the East of England. School trips or in-school workshops are available to help you teach any curriculum topic, from history to citizenship.

Below you will find a good range venues and workshops that cover every aspect of the curriculum. Please use the following links for our full list of visit options in East Anglia and the South East England region.

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Bewilderwood Norfolk

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Think of the biggest wonky wooden play structures high up in the trees! Explore giant slippery slides, extra-long zip wires, muddled mazes, arts and crafts, plus lots, lots more!

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171 East of England school trips and workshops

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SEA LIFE Hunstanton

SEA LIFE Hunstanton

Dive deep into a world of underwater discovery. Pupils will understand and learn how to conserve the natural wonders of the world! Explore creatures of the Pacific Ocean and journey back in time to the age of the dinosaurs.

Bewilderwood Norfolk

Bewilderwood Norfolk

Think of the biggest wonky wooden play structures high up in the trees! Explore giant slippery slides, extra-long zip wires, muddled mazes, arts and crafts, plus lots, lots more!

special offerKingswood - Overstrand Hall

Kingswood - Overstrand Hall

Our unique coastal Tudor manor house. Kingswood Overstrand Hall is set in a 9-acre estate beside a sandy beach and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our award-winning residential experiences develop confidence, resilience and learning ability.

Aylmerton Outdoor Education Centre

Aylmerton Outdoor Education Centre

We are an independent centre in beautiful North Norfolk, run by qualified teachers and experienced instructors. We offer an exciting range of curriculum linked outdoor activities to a loyal following of schools - one on their 30th visit in 2023!


CYMs Basecamp - Suffolk

CYMs Basecamp - Suffolk

Basecamp is a unique adventure based residential activity programme nestled in the heart of rural Suffolk. It is meticulously designed to strengthen confidence, teamwork and a build wider understanding of the world around us.

special offerKingswood - West Runton

Kingswood - West Runton

Fly down a zipwire overlooking the sea at our north Norfolk beachside centre – offering coastal activities as well as the 30-acre onsite adventure park. Our award-winning residential experiences develop confidence, resilience and learning ability.

SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth

SEA LIFE Great Yarmouth

Dive deep into a world of underwater discovery. Pupils will understand and learn how to conserve the natural wonders of the world! Explore creatures of the Pacific Ocean and journey back in time to the age of the dinosaurs.

Big School Camp North

Big School Camp North

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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


special offerLondon & Ipswich-Secret War to Cold War

London & Ipswich-Secret War to Cold War

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Battlefield & History Tours specialises in exactly that. London and Ipswich are filled with history and visits that bring studies to life. A time of spies, propaganda, espionage, mistrust and bluff.

Norfolk Lakes Activity Centre

Norfolk Lakes Activity Centre

Schools can enjoy a range of watersports and outdoor pursuits in our new activity centre, 11 miles from Norwich in East Anglia. As well as 37 acres of water, large indoor facilities provide a range of activities such as climbing, abseiling and more.

Big School Camp Midlands

Big School Camp Midlands

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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 South

Big School Camp South

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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


free tripAudley End

Audley End

There's a full day outside the classroom at Audely End House and Gardens. A 17th century mansion complete with Victorian Service Wing, Kitchen Garden and stables to explore outside and visit the hands-on Nursery Suite and Coal Gallery.

free tripFramlingham Castle

Framlingham Castle

A magnificent example of late 12th-century castle. Schools have the freedom to explore the inside of the castle walls through the main gatehouse, the 'wall walk' along the top of the castle, as well as learn about the history from the illustrated dis

Flatford Mill field centre

Flatford Mill field centre

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Visit Flatford Mill field centre for fun residential geography and biology trips at all ages. The centre was our first field study centre set up during the 1940’s, set amidst quintessentially English countryside of the Dedham Vale in Suffolk.

free tripOrford Castle

Orford Castle

Discover one of England’s most complete and unusual keeps, at this fascinating visitor attraction in Suffolk. The unique polygonal tower keep of Orford Castle stands beside the pretty town and former port, which Henry II also developed here.


The Food Museum

The Food Museum

At the Food Museum we help people learn more about food. Where it comes from, how it’s made, the role it’s played down the centuries in shaping how we live our lives.

Act the Curriculum

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Act the Curriculum

The Drama Geezer projects immerse children in playful story worlds. Through their unique storytelling techniques they can take any primary curriculum topic and bring it to life through drama. ​

The Story that Connects us

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The Story that Connects us

The Drama Geezers exciting drama literacy project in which all children become the authors and performers for the day! They will devise, write and perform a brand new story, which is then published and printed for all to enjoy.

Dinomania Ltd

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Dinomania Ltd

Dinosaur educational workshops available at your school.


Identity & Diversity

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Identity & Diversity

This project from The Drama Geezers will immerse the children in a creative story world that explores different cultures and celebrates Black British men and women who have inspired our world.

Castles in Workshop - daily life in a mediaeval castle (1144)

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Castles in Workshop - daily life in a mediaeval castle (1144)

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Step back in time to Medieval Britain. The pupils will learn about medieval life in a castle through a combination of practical making activities, drama and role-play all without leaving your school hall.

Stone Age Workshop

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Stone Age Workshop

Ever wondered where modern humans came from? Curious of 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.

Roman Britain Workshop: The Boudiccan Revolt 60AD

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Roman Britain Workshop: The Boudiccan Revolt 60AD

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Step back in time to iron-age Roman Britain. Rumour has it that Camulodunum has been attacked by Boudica and the Iceni, and a revolt has begun. The pupils will learn about the Roman Britain through practical activities, drama and role-play.


Romans Workshop

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Romans Workshop

Let your children explore the history of the Romans through item handling and investigation. Develop your understanding of the Roman economy and roles within society through a variety of activities! Get in touch today for your workshop booking!

1066 Workshop: The Battle for Englalond

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1066 Workshop: The Battle for Englalond

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Step back in time to medieval Britain. Englalond is threatened by two armies, and King Harold is not loved by all. The pupils will learn about the cause and outcome of the Viking and Norman invasions.

Viking & Saxons Workshop: 878 The Battle of Eðandun

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Viking & Saxons Workshop: 878 The Battle of Eðandun

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Step back in time to Dark-Age Britain. Wessex has been attacked by Guðrum and theGreat Heathen Army, and King Alfred has been driven into the marshes of Somerset. The pupils through a combination of practical making activities, role-play and drama.

KS2 History Workshops

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KS2 History Workshops

Do you want a memorable, exciting and informative day filled with practical activities and over 200 artefacts to explore? Do you want an enthusiastic workshop leader and a workshop packed with facts and investigation? We can help with that!


Ancient Egypt: The reign of Tutankhamun

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Ancient Egypt: The reign of Tutankhamun

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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.

Great Fire of London Workshop

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Great Fire of London Workshop

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Step back in time to Restoration Britain, England is ravaged with plague and threatened by war with Holland. In the early hours of September 2nd 1666 a fire breaks out in a small bakery on Pudding lane.

Ancient Egyptian Workshop

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Ancient Egyptian Workshop

Will your class enjoy a hands on day filled with activities? Do you want to learn more about what values the Egyptians held dear? Are you excited to understand the importance of leisure for the elite? Send an enquiry email today to learn more!

The Ancient Greeks: Athens & the Battle of Marathon 490 BC

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The Ancient Greeks: Athens & the Battle of Marathon 490 BC

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Step back in time to Ancient Athens, where the Persian Ambassador of King Darius has demanded the submission of the city. The Athenians are experimenting with democracy and have a deep mistrust of tyrants. Explore how the Greeks resist the Persians.


Trojan Horse

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Trojan Horse

A compliment to our Greek Parthenon workshop, we present the Trojan Horse. While not large or strong enough to actually climb inside the skeletal structure stands over 4m high

Middle Ages Medieval Workshop

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Middle Ages Medieval Workshop

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

Robotics Workshop

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Robotics Workshop

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RobotFun provides robotics based programming workshops for schools, suitable for Early Years through to KS4, using state of the art robots. We visit you and bring everything needed for the workshop(s). All you need to provide are the children!

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!


Maya Workshop

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Maya Workshop

The best Maya workshop available! Maya pottery, Maya dance, Maya maths and a Maya artefact investigation are just some of the incredible sessions we offer!

Tudor Workshops

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Tudor Workshops

This Drama Hut workshop takes us back to the 1500's where we meet Margery, a Maid of Honour in the Royal Household of King Henry VIII. As an expert in court etiquette, she teaches us a traditional 'Pavane' and she certainly has a tale or two to tell!

USA Workshop & Wow Day

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USA Workshop & Wow Day

Dan Tastic Education brings The United States to life with incredible USA Wow Days! Your pupils will be engaged by our historical items, props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitators!

Anglo Saxon Workshop & Wow Day

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Anglo Saxon Workshop & Wow Day

Dan Tastic Education brings history to life with incredible Anglo-Saxon Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by our historical items, props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitato


Vikings and Saxons

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Vikings and Saxons

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We offer exciting, immersive and inspiring Viking & Saxon workshops for schools, presented by a charismatic team of “performing historians” with a deep-rooted passion for their subject.

WW1 Workshop

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WW1 Workshop

by Historic Workshops. WW1 Workshop is an incredible workshop that has highly-engaging activities that children have raved about months after! Drill practice, trench warfare and artefact handling are just a few of the amazing sessions on offer!

Dan Tastic History

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Dan Tastic History

Dan Tastic Education brings History to life with incredible Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by an array of artefacts, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitators!

Ely Cathedral

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Ely Cathedral

Using fine & gross motor skills, basic materials and simple instructions, pupil’s work individually in groups and altogether to build a huge model of the "Ship Of The Fens" Ely Cathedral. They will remember it forever and tell all at home about it


A Victorian Christmas

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A Victorian Christmas

During this Drama Hut Workshop, we meet 'Flora', a Victorian carol singer! She is eager to share her tales and experiences of the infamous 'Ebenezer Scrooge'! Using improvisation, song games and role play, explore what a Victorian Christmas was like!

Bridge Building For KS1

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Bridge Building For KS1

Using our knowledge and skills gained from our ever popular KS2 Bridges, Maths & Design workshop, we developed a version for KS1 where 30 pupils build a 12m long suspension bridge.

Victorian Workshop & Wow Day

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Victorian Workshop & Wow Day

Dan Tastic Education brings history to life with incredible Victorian Wow Days! Your pupils will be inspired & engaged by our historical items, props, videos & student interaction with one of our fun & entertaining Dan Tastic Workshop Facilitator

Portals To The Past

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Portals To The Past

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Portals to the Past provide high quality history workshops in schools for KS2, led by experienced historical re-enactors and historians. Available across most of England. From the Stone Age through to WW2 our workshops come to your school.

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