North West of England

Regional School Trips

Industrial heritage and the great outdoors

Generally regarded as the area extending from Cheshire up through Manchester and Merseyside, through Lancashire and into Cumbria, the North West of England is historically important, geographically favoured, scientifically pioneering, artisitcally blessed, and technologically pioneering. Yes I am biased.

For North West school trips and visits you really are spoiled for choice. From Manchester's Sealife centre, to Liverpool's Georgian and Victorian World Heritage sites. Throw in a hatful of Roman sites stretching all the way to Hadrian's Wall, plus numerous science, technology and environmental venues. Not forgetting museums offering insights into both ancient and more modern history, including the North West's miraculous industrial past, including the historic Quarry Bank Mill.

The region has a good choice of residential outdoor pursuits centres if you are looking for a fun-filled activity week later in the school year. Whatever your interest in the North West, rest assured we have hand-picked only the best quality venues, who offer everything you will need to make your North West school trip run smoothly.

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BeWilderwood Cheshire

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Think of the biggest wonky wooden play structures high up in the trees! Explore giant slippery slides, extra-long zip wires, muddled mazes, arts and crafts, plus lots, lots more!

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181 North West school trips and workshops

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Lake District Discovery and Adventure Trips

Lake District Discovery and Adventure Trips

LAKE DISTRICT DISCOVERY AND ADVENTURE PACKAGES - brought to you by Fussell's Travel Service, the Lake District Specialists. Explore the best of the Lake District with one of our Lake District residential trips.

Path to Adventure - Lake District

Path to Adventure - Lake District

We offer POWERFUL, LIFE-CHANGING ADVENTURES in inspiring locations across the Lake District. We encourage young people to discover the wild, leave the ordinary behind and unleash the potential within themselves!

special offerKabannas Liverpool

Kabannas Liverpool

Affordable school accommodation in the heart of Liverpool!

The Climbing Hangar Liverpool Matchworks

The Climbing Hangar Liverpool Matchworks

Indoor climbing centre offering coach-led, or teacher-led climbing sessions, promoting fundamental movement skills, social skills, and resilience.


The Climbing Hangar Liverpool Sandhills

The Climbing Hangar Liverpool Sandhills

Indoor climbing centre offering coach-led, or teacher-led climbing sessions, promoting fundamental movement skills, social skills, and resilience.

Big School Camp Midlands

Big School Camp Midlands

We offer a range of unique and innovative outdoor activities with a residential experience delivered on your school’s premises. Our camps help you deliver a full outdoor learning experience with 100% participation for all and at a very low costs

BeWilderwood Cheshire

BeWilderwood Cheshire

Think of the biggest wonky wooden play structures high up in the trees! Explore giant slippery slides, extra-long zip wires, muddled mazes, arts and crafts, plus lots, lots more!

Big School Camp North

Big School Camp North

We offer a range of unique and innovative outdoor activities with a residential experience delivered on your school’s premises. Our camps help you deliver a full outdoor learning experience with 100% participation for all and at a very low costs


Big School Camp South

Big School Camp South

We offer a range of unique and innovative outdoor activities with a residential experience delivered on your school’s premises. Our camps help you deliver a full outdoor learning experience with 100% participation for all and at a very low costs

Newlands Adventure Centre

Newlands Adventure Centre

Embark on a stress-free school residential at Newlands Adventure Centre! Nestled in the Lake District, our historic full-board outdoor haven ensures an unforgettable experience for students. Enjoy Ghyll Scrambling, High Ropes, Paddleboarding & more.

The Wingate Centre

The Wingate Centre

The Wingate Centre offers fully-catered holiday accommodation. 22 twin bedrooms across two self-contained floors, each with a shared lounge. Children & young adults of all abilities and disabilities can holiday in a safe and fun environment.

The Blackpool Tower Eye

The Blackpool Tower Eye

The Blackpool Tower Eye offers an exciting experience where pupils will be heading 380ft into the sky to get a different perspective of Blackpool. If it is open on the day of visit, schools also have the option to visit The Blackpool Tower Ballroom.


free tripBeeston Castle and Woodland Park

Beeston Castle and Woodland Park

Beeston Castle with its impressive location and natural defences has been home to prehistoric settlers, great barons, it's acted as a defence against aristocratic rivals and it's even been an important English Civil War stronghold.

YHA Langdale

YHA Langdale

YHA Langdale is a beautiful Victorian mansion owned by the National Trust and is a fantastic destination for UK school trips, student tours and educational visits, with spacious grounds that include a Victorian arboretum.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Manchester

With 2 million LEGO bricks under one roof, the sky's the limit at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester. Pupils will learn and develop many skills, including language, science, design, technology, engineering, computing and maths.

free tripCarlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle

Discover the most besieged castle in England, on a free education visit to this unique site, or enhance learning with a hands-on learning workshop with our site experts.


Conway Centres Tattenhall

Conway Centres Tattenhall

Located in the beautiful village of Tattenhall just 7 miles from Chester the centre offers a peaceful haven and a base for wide range of Outdoor Activities and the Arts. It's proximity to many schools makes it ideal for day courses too.

SEA LIFE Manchester

SEA LIFE Manchester

Dive deep into a world of underwater discovery. Pupils will understand and learn how to conserve the natural wonders of the world! Explore creatures of the Pacific Ocean and journey back in time to the age of the dinosaurs.

Walker Art Gallery

Walker Art Gallery

Walker Art Gallery offers a fantastic selection of curriculum-linked workshops for groups, from its popular 'Storytelling with the Greeks' session - taking place in front of an epic painting - to 'Tour and draw', an exciting guided experience.

free tripChester Roman Amphitheatre

Chester Roman Amphitheatre

The city of Chester, in North West England, boasts the well preserved remains of the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain. Built in the 1st century, this ancient monument is part of the impressive Roman remains that can be seen throughout the city.


The Blackpool Tower Dungeon

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon

Take your students on a 60-minute journey through 1,000 years of Lancashire's murky history, as our full cast of entertaining theatrical actors brings to life hilariously horrifying stories from the depths of Blackpool's past.

The Iron Age Experience

The Iron Age Experience

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

World Museum

World Museum

World Museum offers a fantastic selection of curriculum-linked workshops for schools and groups, from sessions on ancient civilisations, to activities in its planetarium, aquarium and bug house.

Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum offers two curriculum-linked workshops for schools and groups, both of which look at the Titanic and its passengers.


Castle Head FIeld Centre

Castle Head FIeld Centre

With easy access to both the coastline of Morecambe Bay, the glaciated uplands of the southern Lake District and the lakes of Windermere and Coniston, FSC Castle Head is ideally situated for a wide range of field studies and adventurous activities.

Conway Centres Delamere

Conway Centres Delamere

Situated in a magical and inspiring forest environment our popular Delamere centre is a fantastic venue for woodland based activities, whether they be of an outdoor an adventurous, Arts or field studies nature.

SEA LIFE Blackpool

SEA LIFE Blackpool

SEA LIFE Blackpool offers you an astonishing aquarium experience where pupils will get up close to fascinating creatures. Pre and post visit lesson plans are provided to support visiting schools, to enhance the visit.

free tripBirdoswald Roman Fort

Birdoswald Roman Fort

Book a free school trip to Birdoswald Roman Fort, to explore the extensive remains of the Roman Fort and see the longest continuous remaining stretch of this magnificent World Heritage Site.


The Blackpool Tower Circus

The Blackpool Tower Circus

The Blackpool Tower Circus offers the perfect learning environment for pupils to explore their five senses and also engage in descriptive and creative writing. If it is open on the day, schools also have the option to visit The Ballroom.

special offerLiverpool for Primary & Middle Schools-Curriculum Travel

Liverpool for Primary & Middle Schools-Curriculum Travel

Curriculum Travel offers age-appropriate tours for primary and middle school students in Liverpool, featuring a journey from the Long and Winding Road to Penny Lane in a Magical Mystery Tour.

Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Madame Tussauds Blackpool

The figures at Madame Tussauds Blackpool provides a truly unique out-of-classroom learning experience with themed sets to enthuse and immerse pupils in celebrity culture and modern media.

Museum of Liverpool

Museum of Liverpool

Museum of Liverpool offers a great selection of curriculum-linked workshops for schools and groups, from a session exploring Victorian childhood, to an arty 'Best Buildings' workshop all about Liverpool's stunning landscape.


Blencathra FIeld Centre

Blencathra FIeld Centre

Blencathra occupies a dramatic setting at 300m up the south facing slope of Blencathra with an unparalleled panorama across the Lake District National Park. Visit for residential geography and biology trips at all ages.

Peak - Trafford Watersports Centre

Peak - Trafford Watersports Centre

Trafford Watersports Centre, located at Sale Water Park, just a short drive from J6 of the M60. We offer various school group team building watersports activities from canoeing to sailing, along with many land based activities to make a full day

Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall

Leighton has 8 inspirational, educational visits for KS 1 & 2 children Indoor: House and Homes, Upstairs Downstairs Outdoor: Survival Skills, Food for Thought, Wildlife Habitats, Seasonal Art Seasonal: Spring into Nature, Victorian Christmas

YHA Chester Trafford Hall

YHA Chester Trafford Hall

YHA Chester Trafford Hall is a glorious Georgian house with 14 acres of grounds complete with nature walks and landscaped gardens to explore.


Conway Centres Burwardsley

Conway Centres Burwardsley

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.

International Slavery Museum

International Slavery Museum

International Slavery Museum offers a selection of curriculum-linked workshops for schools and groups, from a session exploring the impacts of the transatlantic slave trade, to fascinating tours of the museum.

Peak - Astbury Watersports Centre

Peak - Astbury Watersports Centre

Astbury Watersports Centre is located at Astbury Mere, near Congleton town centre. We offer various watersports from canoeing to sailing, and if getting in the water isn’t what you fancy we also have many different land based activities.

special offerPep the Poet

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Pep the Poet

Hello! I’m Pep the Poet. My mission is to ‘scatter sunshine one poem at a time.’ I deliver whole school poetry and well-being days which are fun, exciting and interactive. I’ve written and published five poetry collections for childr


special offerPep the Poet - Mental Health & Well-being

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Pep the Poet - Mental Health & Well-being

Pep the Poet is a tremendous advocate of raising awareness and promoting positive mental health through creative means. He does this through his writing, poems and keynote speeches.

Viking School Days

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Viking School Days

At Viking School Days we provide a range of school visits, workshops and online resources. Through a dynamic combination of acting, questioning and role-play we bring the exciting world of the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings to life in your classroom!

Decades Dance Workshops

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Decades Dance Workshops

Decades dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. These workshops focus on the 20th Century dance styles, and they work very well if your school are celebrating an anniversary.

Indian Dance Workshops

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Indian Dance Workshops

Indian & Bollywood dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. These workshops are very popular during Diwali but can be booked at any time during the school year. Book in advance to secure your ideal date!


World Book Day Dance Workshops

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World Book Day Dance Workshops

Our World Book Day dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. We bring books to life through dance and give your pupils the chance to get creative.

Chinese Dance Workshops

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Chinese Dance Workshops

Chinese dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. These workshops link with Chinese New Year and China and can be booked at any time during the school year. Book in advance to secure your ideal date!

International & Multicultural Dance Workshops

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International & Multicultural Dance Workshops

International & Multicultural dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. Explore the globe, bring your international or multicultural day or week to life with these dance workshops.

African Dance Workshops

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African Dance Workshops

African dance workshops for schools help enrich your pupil's learning. These workshops link with Black History Month or Africa and can be booked at any time during the school year.

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