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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Discover a huge range of topics that bring science to life for audiences of all ages, genders, backgrounds and abilities. Inclusive education is at the heart of what we do. We pitch the show for your group, no two shows are ever the same!

Different science topics We have a variety of shows that cover aspects of physics, chemistry, biology and environmental sciences. Our shows are truly cross-curricular, designed to support and enhance science learning at all key stages. Shows for your audience All our shows are led by enthusiastic, talented and fun science presenters who work with toddlers, schools groups, families and specialist adult audiences. We have the experience to tailor the sessions for the distinct age, interests and abilities of your group. Travelling throughout the UK Based in Bristol, Birmingham and London, we regularly visit schools from the Midlands down to the very tip of Cornwall, from Pembrokeshire across to East London, and we also ferry and fly our equipment to the islands and across to...

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There’s more to Stratford-upon-Avon than Shakespeare – theatre, history and culture buffs of every language love this world-famous location. YHA Stratford-upon-Avon offers a superb base for groups and school trips, boasting a restaurant and bar. ...

YHA Stratford
Naturesbase
Naturesbase
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We offer outstanding outdoor experiences taught through challenge, creativity & enquiry. Primary & Secondary groups enjoy high quality activities & fieldwork, sole use of our inspiring setting, beautiful accommodation & an 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



Located in the picturesque village of Burwardsley our centre offers opportunities unique to it's location. The surrounding countryside provides further possibilities for historical and environmental studies. ...

Conway Centres Burwardsley





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



Experience an Egyptian visit, living as members of the Royal Household serving Prince Pteppic. Learn all about Egyptian embalming and mummification, spending '70 days' preparing a body for the afterlife, before preparing for an Egyptian feast! ...

Egyptian



Do you like the idea of teaching your curriculum while your students minds are wide open? When better for them to learn than during the fun of your school trip? We are the Island Classroom, where you can combine fun with education in a unique way. ...

The Island Classroom



To be or not to be, that is the question? Stratford-upon-Avon is most certainly the place to be! Lovers of Shakespeare will enjoy an educational trip to this ultimate literary destination. Wander through the historical pages of William Shakespeare's ...

Stratford Overnight School Tour



So close to home, Jersey is often overlooked as a school trip destination. Ideal for a 3, 4 or 5 day visit the island offers a wide range of learning opportunities and activities that can be enjoyed by students of all ages. ...

WW2 and Activities on Jersey



Visit our replica Iron Age round house & archaeological dig to learn more about the culture, art and farming from the Iron Age. Pupils will be fully immersed in the era & experience hands on activities and journeys into the ancient hillfort landscape...

The Iron Age Experience



Edinburgh is a city of beautiful contrasts. The ancient castle perched atop its volcanic crag, the mishmash of medieval tenements towering over the Royal Mile, and the New Town's neoclassical grandeur are all out to impress and charm. ...

Edinburgh City Tour



Outposts' offers couples a beautiful secluded location in an AONB which provides a safe environment for free range children with the very best of learning outside the classroom. Bush craft, adventurous activities, team and leadership development. ...

Outposts Residential Camp Somerset



The Allied victory over Nazi Germany in 1945 marked the beginning of the Cold War. The Cold War was given its name after World War II because of the relationship that developed primarily between the USSR and USA. It dominated international affairs ...

Cosford Exhibition - Cold War



Brand new for 2017 – this state-of-the-art hostel is an exciting £14.8 million initiative created in partnership with the Northumberland National Park Authority. It is the ideal base for exploring the Hadrian’s Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site. ...

YHA The Sill at Hadrians Wall



Ideal for history lovers, this super-equipped hostel offers the ideal base for school trips in the fabulous city of York. ...

YHA York



In the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, in a small town famous for being the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, we offer two hostels that are ideal for your next residential. ...

YHA Ironbridge Coalport



Home to the Romans, Vikings, Anglo-Saxons and generations of scholars. Count the towers and gateways along the city walls, stroll through the Shambles and discover eight hundred years' of stained glass at the towering Minster. This lovely medieval ci...

York City Overnight Trip



Experience life in World War Two, including learning about Operation Pied Piper and learning key skills from 'Make-Do-Men'. Re-enact The Air Raid (Blitzkrieg) - what will you do when the air raid siren sounds? ...

WW2



Newgale Lodge is situated in a secluded rural 2-acre setting, just 2-miles from Newgale beach and the spectacular Pembrokeshire coastline. We offer fully-catered stays and exclusive use to schools of more than 30 and can accommodate up to 50 people. ...

Newgale Lodge



Small family-run company crafting unique outdoor adventures because we understand that no two groups are the same. Work with us to build your experience exactly to the needs of your pupils. ...

North Wales Bushcraft Residential



Suntrap is in the heart of Epping Forest, within easy reach of east London. In the safe hands of expert environmentalists our memorable & affordable curriculum-led outdoor learning residentials bring nature nearer for all ages and abilities. ...

Unforgettable Residentials at Suntrap Forest Centre



Superb residential outdoor learning centre based on the edge of the Marlborough Downs in Wiltshire. Offering physical and educational programmes for young people tailored specifically to them in an idyllic setting. ...

Braeside Residential



Take a trip back in time and get hands on through a series of workshops and guided visits to learn about Roman, Saxon and Medieval history in South West England. Numerous learning opportunities will bring our history alive! ...

History in South West England



Small family-run company crafting unique outdoor adventures because we understand that no two groups are the same. Work with us to build your experience exactly to the needs of your pupils. ...

Shropshire Bushcraft Residential



Mount Cook is a not-for-profit Adventure Centre dedicated to providing exciting outdoor adventurous activities and outdoor learning opportunities for children and young people in the heart of the Peak District. ...

Mount Cook
Malvern Hills
Malvern Hills
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Adventure challenges and outdoor activities for all ages and abilities in 9 acres of woodland at our Malvern centre and surrounding area with a focus on team-work, leadership, building independence, self-confidence and facilitating exploration. ...

Malvern Hills
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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. ...

Cumulus Outdoors-Swanage
Sayers Croft
Sayers Croft
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Sayers Croft is nestled at the foot of the Surrey Hills and provides outdoor experiences for 27,000 visitors each year for all ages and abilities through our bespoke residential and day visits, Duke of Edinburgh programme and family run events. ...

Sayers Croft
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YHA Cardiff Central has a 5-star rating and everything you need to explore the vibrant Welsh capital. This former hotel is packed with mod cons and has excellent facilities for school trips and groups. ...

YHA Cardiff Central



At Ufton, we provide engaging history and outdoor learning school trips for Schools across the South East. ...

Ufton Court



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



Museums and palaces overflowing with art, science and history, incredible theatre shows in the West End, bustling Oxford Street and Covent Garden, and iconic Big Ben and Trafalgar Square! London is the perfect destination for a cultural tour. ...

Cultural Tour of London for International Schools



A warm welcome awaits you at our purpose-built hostel, based in the docklands area of London. With a coach drop-off just outside the door getting here is easy. Inside you’ll find great social spaces, full meals service and places to study. ...

YHA London Thameside


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