School trips West Midlands UK

An urban rural mix

The huge geographical region of the West Midlands has a varied geography, history and landscape, numerous counties, and a great many towns and cities. The West Midlands comprises a mix of quiet rural charm and vibrant urban centres such as Birmingham.

The region was the birth place of artists, painters and inventors. The Industrial Revolution was also born here and there are some fabulous museums dedicated to teaching school children about various aspects of industrial growth. Whether you are looking for Science Centres, Design & Technology, English or Maths, the school visit venues listed below are sure to provide some real inspiration.

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The Vikings


Our activities help to increase attainment, equip your pupils with valuable social skills and increase their appetite for learning. In addition to our educational History Packages, your pupils can experience a wide variety of other exciting activities including the new Rooftop Rider Zip Wire, Archery and High Ropes. Our adventurous activities have been recognised for their emphasis on education, personal develop, safe practice and enjoyment! We are proud to hold the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge and the British Activity Providers Association (BAPA) accreditation. We know that learning can successfully extend beyond the walls of a classroom and into the great outdoors. When done effectively, outdoor learning can transfer into a range of life skills, changes in...



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Learn outside the classroom at Warwick Castle: A fortress over 950 years old! Experience the fun of real history with educational Tours, fun curriculum based workshops and daily shows that include our incredible Birds of prey and Mighty Trebuchet! ...

Warwick Castle



A range of outdoor, hands on activities to enrich curriculum learning. Set in the beautiful venue of Forestry England's Wyre Forest. Activities promote SMSC and PHSE outcomes too. ...

Curriculum Enrichment - Outdoor Learning



Allow students to unplug and tune in to nature. Let them learn and practice ancestral skills through a range of hands-on bushcraft experiences. Leave walls behind; join us in our stunning Peak District woodland where young minds will be inspired... ...

Woodland Ways Bushcraft Experience Day - Derbyshire



The Mechanical Art & Design Museum, or 'MAD Museum' for short exhibits around 90 interactive pieces of kinetic art and automata made by inventors from all around the world. This is where art meets movement and where engineering has humour. ...

The MAD Museum





Why is white chocolate white but milk chocolate brown? Which plant makes both furniture and clothes? Which birds roam free around the grounds? Discover these answers and much more as you explore our spectacular glasshouses and beautiful gardens! ...

Birmingham Botanical Gardens



Allow students to unplug and tune in to nature. Let them learn and practice ancestral skills through a range of hands-on bushcraft experiences. Leave walls behind; join us in our private woodland at Belvoir Castle where young minds will be inspired.....

Woodland Ways Bushcraft Experience Day - Leicestershire



Students have the opportunity to visit a real prison which was fully operational until 2013. Our guides will paint a picture of life in prison from Victorian times to the present day. We bring history and crime & punishment alive ...

Shrewsbury Prison



What's the difference between a backswimmer and a water boatman? That's just one of the many questions your class will have answered on a visit to RSPB Sandwell Valley. Children will have a memorable day discovering nature on their doorstep. ...

RSPB Sandwell Valley



Travel in time to the 1620s House and learn about upstairs-downstairs life, with food, musical instruments, games and costumes from the period. Hunt out the witch marks and explore the garden and its maze. ...

1620s House and Garden



We put the fun into learning. This is at the heart of everything we do here at Drayton Manor's Education Centre. Take part in physics experiments, animal dissection or even studying the behaviour of dinosaurs. Drayton has something for every school. ...

Drayton Manor Zoo



Oakham Castle is a Norman Great hall built between 1180 and 1190 and used for over 800 years as a court. Our Immersive Education Sessions place the children right in the heart of the history they are learning about. ...

Oakham Castle



A range of outdoor, hands on activities to enrich curriculum learning. Set in the beautiful venue of Forestry England's Wyre Forest. Activities promote SMSC and PHSE outcomes too. ...

Curriculum Enrichment - Outdoor Learning



Why not 'Step Through Time' with our fantastic Dinosaur Experience? Or get up close to our animals in an environment that is as close to their natural habitat as possible. ...

All Things Wild



It's exercise in disguise! Whether it's a one hour reward bounce, or as part of a weekly programme to switch up the PE lesson, we have the skills in house to meet your learning objectives as part of the National Curriculum. ...

Corby, Rockingham



Step back in time to explore Viriconium (Wroxeter), once the fourth largest city in Roman Britain. Wander the remains of the bathhouse and visit a reconstructed town house from a city which was almost as large as Pompeii. ...

Roman Trips to Wroxeter Roman City



Step back in time with a visit to Shakespeare's Family Homes in Stratford-upon-Avon. Get a sense of what life would have been like for Shakespeare and his family. Our Learning team run a huge range of programmes for groups of all ages and abilities. ...

Shakespeare's Family Homes



Kenilworth Castle has been a major medieval military stronghold, a royal palace, and an inspiration to writers and artists. It's the perfect destination to bring learning outside of the classroom and cover a wide range of curriculum subjects. ...

Medieval Trips To Kenilworth Castle



Back in time, learn about Stone Age man, Try lighting a fire if you think you can, Building your own shelter..in LOPC wood, Fire-pit charcoal, draw caveman good. Test your skill with an Archers sight. Go home with knowledge from our StoneAge s...

Stone Age School Trip



Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre tells an internationally important story within the landscape in which the battle took place. Richard III's death signified the beginning of the powerful Tudor dynasty which changed the face of England. ...

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre



Standing in open countryside above the River Wye, Goodrich Castle is one of the finest and best preserved of all English medieval castles. Boasting a fascinating history and spectacular views from the battlements. ...

Medieval Trips to Goodrich Castle



Allow your students to encounter the magic of art and history at the Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum. Alongside changing exhibition from local to international art, discover our permanent collections from natural history to military history. ...

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum



There are plenty of outdoor and indoor facilities for school groups to see at Bolsover castle, including the 17th century castle built by Charles Cavendish, Riding House Range which now contains an exhibition, Terrace Range and Wall Walk. ...

Bolsover Castle



The UK's biggest Birds of Prey Show at Warwick Castle! Let your imagination soar as you join Warwick’s Falconer on an epic quest of discovery to find the finest Birds in all of the land, in this brand new, action-packed, spectacular show. ...

Falconers Quest



We put the fun into learning. This is at the heart of everything we do here at Drayton Manor's Education Centre. Take part in physics experiments, design your own unique ride or discover dinosaurs. Drayton has something for every school ...

Drayton manor Theme Park



In beautiful rural Worcestershire, discover over 1000 years of history and intriguing stories of the county’s past at. Through role-play and immersive learning, pupils can step back in time in the Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle. ...

County Museum at Hartlebury Castle



The British Motor Museum tells the story of the people, products and places linked to Britain’s motor industry and can help support studies across many areas of the National Curriculum. Create your day to fit with your current topic. ...

British Motor Museum



Located in Shrewsbury this centre is +8000 square ft of huge climbing space. Our purpose built, climbing centre caters for all ages and abilities. Designed together with one of the market leaders, each section caters perfectly for all requirements. ...

Indoor Climbing



Our programme of arts engagement and outdoor learning is focused on treasures from the collection and the built and natural environment allowing for the integration of the arts and creativity to STEM based learning, making us an ideal STEM centre. ...

Chatsworth



Join us and explore real historical court cases through role-play in one of the longest running courts in England. ...

Crime and Punishment at Oakham Castle



Located in Shrewsbury this centre is +8000 square ft of huge climbing space. Our purpose built, climbing centre caters for all ages and abilities. Designed together with one of the market leaders, each section caters perfectly for all requirements. ...

SEN Indoor Climbing



Allow students to encounter the past brought to life in a beautiful building with an 800 year history. From 17th century surgery in the baggage train to pike drills in the Great Hall, learners of all ages can experience a vast and fascinating history...

The Commandery



Killed in battle in 1485 and discovered underneath a car park in 2012 - this is the incredible story of King Richard III, his life, death, discovery and identification. ...

King Richard III Visitor Centre



We make history fun, engaging and informative by using hands-on outdoor activities, reconstructed artifacts and costumes to provide an immersive experience of the Vikings! ...

The Vikings



Founded soon after 1066 by William Peveril and overlooking Hope Valley and Cave Dale, Peveril Castle is a fantastic and historically important site for school children to explore. An exciting and dramatic Norman castle overlooking the Derbyshire coun...

Peveril Castle



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



Outstanding, accredited school camps, qualified instructors, great learning outcomes, an amazing camp, and an unforgettable experience. All brought to the grounds of your school! ...

School Camps with The Outdoors People



Whitemoor Lakes is the perfect outdoor activity centre for adventurous school residential trips. Covering 25 acres of grassland, purpose built activity equipment and a 40 acre lake so there\'s plenty of space for adventures with fabulous hospitality....

ACUK Whitemoor Lakes



Our fantastic Midlands locations are Preston Montford in Shropshire and Bishops Wood in Worcestershire. Both offer fieldwork for all ages to bring the curriculum to life. The locations are easy to reach while offering access to beautiful countryside....

Field Studies Council - Midlands



In the heart of the Peak District, Crowden Outdoor Educational Centre has been working with schools and youth groups since 1979. Creating bespoke outdoor learning opportunities and utilising the natural environment for a real adventure. ...

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre



Come and experience the magic of Longtown! Our old coaching inn is the perfect base for experiencing exciting adventures throughout the Brecon Beacons National Park led by our team of enthusiastic, experienced and fully-qualified instructors. ...

Longtown Outdoor Learning Centre
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Forest-based adventurous and environmental courses set in 90 acres of oak woodland in the beautiful Wyre Forest. A range of accommodation includes main centre, glamping pods, and a cottage in the wilds. Sole occupancy and bespoke courses available....

Frank Chapman Outdoor Education Centre



Beaudesert Activity Centre located in Staffordshire, offers amazing residential trips for Schools. We've got nice accommodation blocks, we've got great activities, our food is all home cooked, but what really makes us worth a visit is our staff. ...

Beaudesert Activity Centre



Experience amazing outdoor locations at Field Studies Council’s network of UK Centres. Our courses are all focused on students being immersed in the natural world. They also make use of the beautiful surroundings including using bushcraft skills. ...

Bushcraft with the Field Studies Council



Arvon have been running residential creative writing courses for schools since 1968. Bring a group to spend a week immersed in creative writing with two published authors in one of our historic houses in beautiful rural locations across the UK. ...

Arvon – The Hurst, Shropshire
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YHA Edale
YHA Edale
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Outdoor adventures in the Peak District don’t get better than this! YHA Edale is a grand country house literally on the slopes of Kinder Scout, and surrounded by the gorgeous scenery of the Edale valley. ...

YHA Edale
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Walesby Forest is an Outdoor Educational Activity Centre with over 40 adventure activities and offers a wide range of accommodations in its extensive forest woodlands and two hundred and fifty acres situated in the heart of Sherwood forest. ...

Walesby Forest



Woodland Outdoor Activity centre with 2 Glamping Villages which can be booked by schools for exclusive use. Sleeps up to 60 in each village. Wooden Glamping Pods sleeping up to 8. Catered or self catered. High Ropes, Low Ropes, Team Building, Rafting...

Oaker Wood Leisure



Allow students to unplug and tune in to nature. Let them learn and practice ancestral skills through a range of hands-on bushcraft experiences. Leave walls behind; join us in our stunning Peak District woodland where young minds will be inspired... ...

Woodland Ways Bushcraft Residentials - Derbyshire



Condover Hall in Shropshire is JCA's flagship centre and offers a wide range of adventurous outdoor and indoor activities in line with the national curriculum. ...

JCA - Condover Hall



Using interactive and hands-on outdoor activities, costumes and reconstructed artefacts, we provide a unique educational experience of Prehistoric Britain which will inspire both pupils and teachers! ...

Prehistoric Britain



Jam-packed with challenging and engaging activities our Multi-Activity packages are designed to engage students through a mixture of practical PE based activities, whilst making the most of the great outdoors and our enviable localities. ...

Multi-Activity Package



Allow students to unplug and tune in to nature. Let them learn and practice ancestral skills through a range of hands-on bushcraft experiences. Leave walls behind; join us in our private woodland at Belvoir Castle where young minds will be inspired.....

Woodland Ways Bushcraft - Leicestershire



Our Discovery packages have been designed to enable teachers to plan a thrilling residential that meets their own needs and budget. This flexible option focuses on your defined key outcomes, so if you want to look at communication we will provide… ...

Discovery Package



Stratford-upon-Avon is the perfect location for an engaging trip for all ages. The birthplace of Shakespeare it offers so much more; quaint Tudor streets, a historic market town centre and the local wildlife of the beautiful River Avon and Canals. ...

Stratford-Upon-Avon



New for 2018: Bell Heath Outdoor Elements has reopened following a £1m investment by the Malvern Hills Outdoor Company. This wonderful facility with it's adrenalin-fuelled activities sleeps 78 people and is just 20 minutes from Birmingham city centr...

Bell Heath



Take a 10 day tour of the UK visiting many fantastic cities along the way including Edinburgh, Manchester, Oxford and London. ...

UK Cultural School Trips



Ingestre Arts deliver unique, transferable learning experiences through creative & expressive arts such as music, drama, visual art, dance & animation. The UKs only dedicated residential arts centre, a residential with us is unlike any other! ...

Ingestre Hall Residential Arts Centre



Culmington Manor is Manor Adventure's flagship outdoor pursuits centre, based in the heart of the South Shropshire countryside. Experience and enjoy more than 35 adventurous activities on our 100 acre estate. Click to find out why we are so popular...

Culmington Manor



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
ACUK Pioneer Centre
ACUK Pioneer Centre
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ACUK Pioneer Centre offers superb residential trips for schools, covering a huge range of different activities including, Abseiling, High Robes, Climbing, Zip Wire and much much more. ...

ACUK Pioneer Centre
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Residential fieldwork created specifically for International Baccalaureate Diploma students in geography, biology and ESS. Field Studies Council has a network of UK Centres to choose from, many with easy transport links for UK and major airports. ...

International Baccalaureate Diploma



Set in a converted Georgian farm in 43 acres of woodland, fields and gardens, our friendly full-time team deliver a wide range of outdoor & creative adventures for a special learning experience. Day visits, residentials, and sole occupancy available....

Edgmond Hall



Mount Cook is a new 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



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

Malvern Hills



Using interactive and hands-on outdoor activities, costumes and reconstructed artefacts, we provide a unique educational experience of Roman Britain which will inspire both pupils and teachers! ...

Roman Invaders



Leicester Outdoor Pursuits centre is a Charitable organisation providing Outdoor Adventurous activities for all. Our activities are designed to stimulate, educate and motivate all participants at affordable prices throughout the year. ...

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre



If you're searching for a school ski trip with a real difference, then look no further. We ensure an exceptional level of service from your first enquiry, through to the end and beyond. Experience our ski trips that have the 'Atlas Difference'....

Austria Ski Adventure
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Workshops

Companies who can bring workshops into your school...



Team Building and Resilience

Roman Tours UK
Roman Tours UK
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Roman Tours UK
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Theatre Workshop



Allnatt School Camps
Outback 2 Basics
Outback 2 Basics
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Outback 2 Basics
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Outer Space VR Workshop



Victorians



WW1 VR Workshop



Tudor Workshops



World War 1



Vikings and Saxons



Onsite School Team Building Days



Coding Workshop for KS1-2



The Circulatory System VR Workshop



Mountains VR Workshop



Ancient Rome Workshop & Wow Day



The Respiratory System VR Workshop



Ancient Greeks



Science Spectacular



The Digestive System VR Workshop



Anti-Bullying VR



Space VR



Robotics Workshop



World War Two Workshops



Arty-Fact Theatre



Around The World'-A Geographical Adventure!



Ancient Egyptians



The Troublesome Tudors



Anglo Saxon Workshop



Animals VR Workshop



Viking Workshops



Coding Workshop for KS3-4



Pre History Workshops
Vikings
Vikings
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Vikings
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Chocolate Collective



Greek Workshops



Romans VR Workshop



Volcanoes VR Workshop



Vikings VR Workshop



WW1 workshop



The Americas VR Workshop



Tudor Workshop



Superhero Workshop & Wow Day
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China VR Workshop



Black History month



Science Week



Christmas



Tudors



Personal Development- Outdoor Learning



Diwali



Stone Age/Bronze Age/Iron Age



School Escape Rooms



All Hail Macbeth



The Entertaining Egyptian



Do You Quarrel Sir



The Very Elegant Victorian



Wonders of the World VR Workshop



Fitness Workshops



Great British Summer workshops



The Sensational Saxons & Vikings



Underwater VR Workshop



I Do Bite My Thumb - Shakespearian Stage Combat



Healthy Workshops



Oliver Twist Christmas Production



Discover Africa VR Workshop



Mayan Workshops



Rainforests VR Workshop



Ancient Egypt VR Workshop



Coding for FUN or as a REWARD!



Viking and Saxon Workshops



Ancient Greeks



Chinese New Year



Mayans VR Workshop



Tudors VR Workshop



Fairy Tales Workshop & Wow Day
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Dinosaurs, Rocks and Fossils



Creative Writing



Pirate Workshop & Wow Day
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Robotics Workshop



Pack UP Your Troubles



Victorian Christmas Workshop



Freestyle Football Workshops
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Tudor & Stuart Workshop & Wow Day



Ancient Egypt Workshop & Wow Day



Immersive Experiences



Victorian Workshop

Stone Age Workshops
Stone Age Workshops
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Stone Age Workshops
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Roman Workshops



Longship Trading Company Viking & Saxon Workshop



Around the World VR Quiz



Romans and Britons



STEM Workshop



Maths Workshops



Polar Regions VR Workshop



West End Workshops



Circus Team Building Workshops



Magic, Witches & Wizards Workshop & Wow Day



India VR Workshop



Macbeth Workshop



Resourceful Romans



Dinosaur visit



Portals To The Past



Egyptian Workshops



Climate Change
Dan Tastic History
Dan Tastic History
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Dan Tastic History
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Viking School Days
Viking School Days
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Viking School Days
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RE Workshops



The Super Stone Age



Maths Puzzle Activity Day



Stone Age



The Amazing Greeks



Medieval/Middle Ages



Sublime Science



The Christmas Snowglobe



Saxon Workshops



Brave Britain at War



Love Science Workshops



Stone Age VR Workshop



Fight Club! Stage Combat in the Classroom



We provide an insight in to the every day environment you would typically find in an Anglo-Saxon village. Through our unique atmosphere and our fascinating dispays, the village is a must for any pupils studying ...

Anglo-Saxon Village



Gladstone is the only complete Victorian pottery factory from the days when coal-burning ovens made the world's finest bone china. Explore the cobbled yard, with huge bottle kilns and take part in daily worksho ...

Gladstone Pottery Museum



RAF Museum Cosford tells the story of man's successes and failures in flying and missile development from the early days of aviation through two world wars to the present day. ...

Royal Airforce Museum Cosford



School trips to Belvoir allow pupils to learn about the castle during Regency and Victorian times, including the opportunity to experience a themed lesson in our Regency Schoolroom!...

Belvoir Castle



At the City of Leicester Cathedral we provide opportunities for school groups to gain an insight into the life, key beliefs and experiences of Christian people in worship ...

City of Leicester Cathedral

Science Into Schools
Science Into Schools
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Science Into Schools
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