Residential History trips

A residential trip based around the study of one or more historical subjects is an excellent way to provide children with sessions that deliver education in a way that you may not be able to at school. On a residential history trip you can take advantage of learning experiences designed by qualified teachers and tailored to meet your specific objectives.

Allow your children to get hands on with history through creative and interactive learning, innovative and challenging workshops and historical activities that will get them thinking independently and better understanding methods of historical enquiry.

Our residential history trips below allow school children to spend time living as our stoneage ancestors of prehistory. Transform into Iron Age Celts and get instruction on how to construct a roundhouse or outmanoeuvre the Roman invaders during a reconstruction of historical battles. Investigate the lives of the Anglo Saxons. Construct Medieval trebuchets .Explore the Elizabethan Age by re-enacting crime and punishment, or learning about the great Tudor explorers while sleeping aboard a reconstructed Galleon!

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Warkworth Castle



A school visit to Warkworth Castle is a unique experience. Once home to the powerful Percy family who now reside in Alnwick Castle, Warkworth was, and remains, one of the largest and most impressive fortresses in North East England.

View the awe-inspiring keep as you wander around the nearly intact circuit of towered walls at this spectacular medieval castle. The great tower or keep is almost complete, though it was built by the first Earl of Northumberland over 600 years ago. Warkworth was besieged by the Scots in 1327 and played a key role in the long-running war between England and Scotland. Look out for the lion badge carved throughout the castle as you explore. This was the badge of the powerful Percy family who wielded almost kingly power in the north. They owned Warkworth and nearby Alnwick Castle, where their descendants still live today. Percy fame and fortunes were at their height under Henry Percy, the first Earl of Northumberland. His son 'Harry Hotspur,' was memorably captured by Shakespeare in...

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Malvern Hills
Malvern Hills
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Malvern Hills
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Conway Centres Anglesey
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Prehistory Residential Trips



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Sayers Croft
Sayers Croft
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Sayers Croft
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WW2


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