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The Celts were a group of Brittonic tribes who lived in Britain during the Iron Age and through the Roman period. How and when they got to Britain in the first place, whether migration from the continent during the Iron Age, or along the Atlantic coast as early as the Bronze Age, is still being debated. Primary school level history requires children to be taught about changes in Britain from the Stone Age through to the Iron Age, and the impact of the Roman Empire on the British Isles. The story of the Celtic peoples is central to this theme and a great way to cover these topics.

Scotland was dominated by the Picts and Gaels, while Wales remained free of Anglo Saxon control and was divided between numerous kingdoms.

Children can study which parts of Britain they were living in, the language they spoke, their settlements how they lived, and the artefacts they left behind. They can also discover more about how they lived alongside the Romans and to what extent the distinct groups of people would have integrated. Your focus might be on the everyday lives of 'ordinary' Celtic people, or you might be studying warriors like Boudica, queen of the Celtic Iceni tribe. The trips below offer a range of Celtic school workshops perfect for KS1 and KS2 history topics.

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Pro-Active Adventure Conwy



Conwy on the North Wales coast is set in the historic medieval walled town. The castle its self overlooks the important crossing for the Conwy river. It is a really fantastic location just on the edge of town, but within easy walking distance of town

Outdoor activities at Conwy are largely mountain, lake and river based however we can offer our full range of activities from here, including the ever popular coasteering. We offer 1 – 5 day activity programmes that are designed individually to meet your needs. The building has modern furnishings and is well maintained throughout. There is a teacher’s kitchen and a quiet room for pupils who just want to enjoy some time to themselves. There are 82 beds in all on two floors, the building can be sectioned off and secured if there are two or more schools in at a time. Outside is a spacious grass area and summer house. All meals are catered for in the central kitchen by professional cooks. All dietary needs can be catered for. There is a communal games room if everyone wants to...

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Step back into Ancient Britain at Celtic Harmony Camp, the UK’s largest reconstructed Iron Age settlement near Hertford. With a host of themed Prehistory educational visits from Stone Age to Iron Age, your class will be immersed in ancient Britain....

Prehistory Explorer
Prehistory Day Trips
Prehistory Day Trips
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Step back into Ancient Britain at Celtic Harmony Camp, the UK’s largest reconstructed Iron Age settlement near Hertford. With a host of themed Prehistory educational visits from Stone Age to Iron Age, your class will be immersed in ancient Britain....

Prehistory Day Trips
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Conwy on the North Wales coast is set in the historic medieval walled town. The castle its self overlooks the important crossing for the Conwy river. It is a really fantastic location just on the edge of town, but within easy walking distance of town...

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

Dan Tastic History
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Our history trips will allow your children to experience Celtic life through our historical narratives, with visits to us having the opportunity to use our onsite celtic settlement. ...

Celts



Step back into Ancient Britain at Celtic Harmony Camp, the UK’s largest reconstructed Iron Age settlement near Hertford. With a host of themed Prehistory educational visits from Stone Age to Iron Age, your class will be immersed in ancient Britain....

Prehistory Experience



Immerse your pupils in Prehistory as you journey from Neolithic Hunter Gatherers to Iron Age Warriors and experience the thrill of sleeping in roundhouses at Celtic Harmony Camp, the UK’s largest reconstructed Iron Age settlement. ...

Prehistory Residential Trips



Step back into Ancient Britain at Celtic Harmony Camp, the UK’s largest reconstructed Iron Age settlement near Hertford. With a host of themed Prehistory educational visits from Stone Age to Iron Age, your class will be immersed in ancient Britain....

Science of Herbs



Step back into Ancient Britain at Celtic Harmony Camp, the UK’s largest reconstructed Iron Age settlement near Hertford. With a host of themed Prehistory educational visits from Stone Age to Iron Age, your class will be immersed in ancient Britain....

Stone Age Day
Naturesbase
Naturesbase
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We offer outstanding outdoor experiences taught through challenge, creativity & curiosity. Experience the creative curriculum through high quality activities, enjoy sole use of our inspiring setting, beautiful accommodation & experienced staff team....

Naturesbase
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Situated in the very heart of Bath City Centre, YMCA Bath is in the middle of all major tourist attractions, including: the Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, Royal Crescent and Bath Rugby to name a few. We have a variety of rooms we can offer to your group. ...

YMCA Bath



Step back into Ancient Britain at Celtic Harmony Camp, the UK’s largest reconstructed Iron Age settlement near Hertford. With a host of themed Prehistory educational visits from Stone Age to Iron Age, your class will be immersed in ancient Britain....

Boudicca's Warriors

Butser Ancient Farm
Butser Ancient Farm
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Butser Ancient Farm brings the past to life through hands-on, immersive, practical activities that are accessible for everyone. Our authentic houses and expert staff will give your children a unique understanding of life in the past. ...

Butser Ancient Farm
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