Educational School Trips in Lancashire

Lancashire, or Lancs as it is often referred to, is a large county in North West England that includes towns such as Preston, Bolton and Wigan. Lancashire County Council is responsible for more than six hundred schools, including more than four hundred primary schools. If you also include Manchester, which was historically the central hub of the county, the area has the second largest concentration of people, behind London and the demand for school trips is huge.

School Trips and Lancashire's Industrial Heritage

In a historical context, every school child knows that the county of Lancashire was famous during the industrial revolution, with a skilled work force inherited from the local woollen industry, it was no surprise that the cotton mills located in the north west to take advantage of the skills, the rivers flowing down from the Pennines, and the abundance of rich coal seams at the heart of many Lancashire boom towns. This rich industrial legacy makes Lancashire a superb place to study the development of industry and its influence on British history. There are a great many textile museums, museums dedicated to steam, and of course the famous Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.

Lancashire council itself helps maintain a number of museums that cover subject areas ranging from maritime history to stately homes. Their ethos is to provide your pupils with opportunities to explore and be expired by Lancashire’s rich heritage, through interactive displays and special events throughout the school year.

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Whitehough Outdoor Education Centre



Whitehough Outdoor Centre offers fully catered residentials to school groups, alongside day visits. You will have the choice of all action-packed outdoor activities (led by qualified instructors), which can be flexible and bespoke.

A day visit booking at Whitehough Outdoor Centre can consist of a little bit of everything! Whether you’re a school group or community group, there is plenty of adventurous outdoor activities and interesting outdoor learning opportunities to choose from. The key thing about visits to Whitehough is that they are completely flexible to ensure they meet your group’s needs. Your leader or lead teacher can work with our staff and qualified, experienced instructors to create a tailored, bespoke package which is suitable for all ages and abilities within your group. A typical residential booking includes three meals per day (breakfast, lunch and tea/dinner) and at least one overnight stay in our dormitories. ...

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Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre

Lancashire Merseyside Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

Situated within the stunning surroundings of Crosby Coastal Park , Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre's team of dedicated fully qualified staff are able to deliver a wide range of outdoor adventurous activities to both residential and day visit clients...

Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
Leighton Hall
Leighton Hall

Lancashire Merseyside English, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Physics, Biology, History, Victorian, Twentieth Century, Local History, Food, Art, Wildlife, Bushcraft

Leighton has 2 indoor packages, 4 outdoor learning programmes and 2 seasonal specials. Survival Skills, Wildlife Habitats, Food for Thought, Amazing Pollinators, Upstairs / Downstairs, Houses & Homes, Victorian Christmas and Autumn Natural Art. ...

Leighton Hall
Liverpool for Primary & Middle schools
Liverpool for Primary & Middle schools

Lancashire Merseyside Citizenship, Maths, Archaeology, Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Religious Education, Art, PSHE

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Primary and Middle school LIVERPOOL tours. Curriculum Travel specialises in the younger age groups so all of our tours are age appropriate. Take the Long and Winding Road to Penny Lane and Come Together for a Magical Mystery Tour of Liverpool. ...

Liverpool for Primary & Middle schools
Whitehough Outdoor Education Centre
Whitehough Outdoor Education Centre

Lancashire Merseyside Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Accommodation Only

Whitehough Outdoor Centre offers fully catered residentials to school groups, alongside day visits. You will have the choice of all action-packed outdoor activities (led by qualified instructors), which can be flexible and bespoke. ...

Whitehough Outdoor Education Centre



Early Islamic Civilisations
Early Islamic Civilisations

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, History, Ancient Civilisations, Performing Arts

An exciting drama day, exploring Early Islamic Civilisations. Children will learn about the ancient city of Baghdad, the House of Wisdom and the key buildings, people and customs of the time through creativity that supports historical enquiry. ...

Early Islamic Civilisations
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Mayan Civilisations
Mayan Civilisations

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, History, Ancient Civilisations, Performing Arts

An exciting drama day, exploring the Mayan Civilisations. Children will learn about Mayan inventions, Mayan games, the Mayan currency and how they bought and sold, the Mayan diet and how this was dictated by farm land and conditions....

Mayan Civilisations
Romans
Romans

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions History, Romans

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Let us to take you back to the time when the Romans first settled in Britain. We will teach your students all about the rise of one of the greatest armies in history. Find out about how they lived, what they eat and how they were entertained!...

Romans
Anti-Bullying
Anti-Bullying

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, Performing Arts, PSHE

Bring a performance into school to support your work during Anti-Bullying month in November. Through exciting story lines, recognisable characters and clear information, Altru's Anti-Bullying performances are the perfect way to help children learn. ...

Anti-Bullying

The Vikings
The Vikings

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, History, Vikings, Performing Arts

An fun and participatory day of drama exploring Viking history. Children will learn about the history of the Vikings, exploring their traditions and way of life and considering how this relates to their lives today. ...

The Vikings
The Greeks
The Greeks

Lancashire Merseyside & Various Regions Citizenship, History, Greeks, Performing Arts

An action-packed day of drama focusing on the Ancient Greeks. Children will learn about Greek myths, Greek Gods and the lives of the ancient Greek people. They’ll explore the different City States, perform their own Olympics and learn about the i...

The Greeks

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