School trips Scotland

Explore a nation's history

Ask anyone returning from their first visit to Scotland, and the word beautiful will never be far from their lips. A long and noble past, this country has a fascinating social history, sublime geography and geology, plus great resources for learning about science, physical education and art. Scotland has it all in abundance and offers the kind of school trips that would make teachers in most countries rub their hands together in glee.

How can you fail to inspire your school group with treasures such as the National Museum and Galleries, Edinburgh Castle, outstanding international wildlife reserves and Scotland's maritime legacy. If you are looking for an outdoor pursuits trip, our dedicated Activity Centres in Scotland page is worth a look!

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Scout Adventures Fordell Firs


If you’re looking to get away from it all without straying too far off the beaten track, Scout Adventures Fordell Firs is the ideal destination. We offer an incredible range of outdoor activities, and we’re close to the fantastic cultural and tourist attractions of Edinburgh and Fife. Whether your group is looking for a relaxed camping trip or a challenging active break, you’ll be able to build a programme that meets your needs....



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Scotland
Science, Design Technology, Computing, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, SEN, Twentieth Century


Get curious with science! Glasgow Science Centre is a 5* visitor attraction with an interactive education programme exploring everything from the science of the human body to the future of STEM jobs in My World of Work. ...

Glasgow Science Centre

Scotland
Physical Education


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. ...

Fountain Park, Edinburgh

Scotland
Science, Geography, Wildlife, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies


Discover the wonders of the sea at Deep Sea World - Scotland's National Aquarium. Situated under the Iconic Forth Rail Bridge Deep Sea World is home to over 4,000 sea creatures from Starfish to Sand Tiger Sharks there is something for everyone! ...

Deep Sea World Education

Scotland
Science, History, Geography, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Prehistory, Physics, Biology, Human Geography


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

Woodland Ways Bushcraft Experience Day - Scotland



Scotland
Physical Education


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. ...

Soar Braehead, Glasgow

Scotland


Scout Adventures helps young people learn the character skills they need to succeed - leadership, teamwork, resilience and initiative. With our expertise in informal, outdoor learning we have encouraged and inspired generations. ...

Scout Adventures Fordell Firs

Scotland
Geography, Religious Education, Physical Education, SEN, Watersports


Abernethy is a group of four residential adventure Centres across Scotland in stunning locations: Nethybridge in the Cairngorms National Park, Ardgour across from Fort William, Ardeonaig by Loch Tay in Perthshire and Barcaple in Dumfries & Galloway. ...

Abernethy Adventure Centres

Scotland
English, History, Romans, Medieval, Industrial, SEN


Take your students on a school trip to Edinburgh, streets that inspired the wizarding world, enchanting castles and rich history, a hub for creativity and culture and an incredibly unique cityscape pairing traditional elements with a modern twist. ...

Edinburgh

Scotland
Science, History, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Prehistory, Chemistry, Biology, SEN


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

Scotland
Science, Geography, Physical Education, Chemistry, Biology, Human Geography


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

Scotland
Citizenship, Geography, Physical Education, SEN


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

Scotland
Geography, Physical Education


Explore the highlands Scotland and learn about the country's rich culture and history. This trip is perfect for school groups and mixes educational excursions with fun activities. ...

Scotland School Trips

Scotland
Geography, Physical Education, SEN, Watersports


Come and experience a School Adventure with a real difference. A level of service we feel you will struggle to beat. From your first enquiry right through to getting back to School and beyond. Our Adventures really do have the 'Atlas Difference' ...

Scottish Adventure

Scotland


Scout Adventures helps young people learn the character skills they need to succeed - leadership, teamwork, resilience and initiative. With our expertise in informal, outdoor learning we have encouraged and inspired generations. ...

Scout Adventures Meggernie

Scotland
Geography, Languages, PSHE, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education


At Hostelling Scotland we want to support young people to discover Scotland and have a wide range of opportunities to learn outside the classroom. ...

Hostelling Scotland

Scotland
Geography, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Fieldstudies


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

Scotland


Scout Adventures helps young people learn the character skills they need to succeed - leadership, teamwork, resilience and initiative. With our expertise in informal, outdoor learning we have encouraged and inspired generations. ...

Scout Adventures Lochgoilhead

Scotland
Geography, Physical Education, Fieldstudies, SEN, Watersports


'Best Outdoor Activity & Learning Centre - Moray', Scottish Enterprise Awards 2018. 'Best Outdoor Venue' finalist, Scottish Hospitality Awards 2016, '17 & '18. TripAdvisor 94% rated. AALA-licensed, & Learning Outside the Classroom accredited. ...

Craggan Outdoors

Scotland
Science, History, Geography, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Prehistory, Physics, Biology, Human Geography, Fieldstudies


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 East Lothian woodland where young minds will be inspired... ...

Woodland Ways Bushcraft Residentials - Scotland

Scotland
Physical Education, Wildlife, SEN, Watersports


We’re a friendly family run outdoor activity centre that’s been operating since 1988 and caters to a wide range of children’s groups all year round. From the smallest group sizes to over 100 and from day trips to week long residential holidays....

Galloway Activity Centre

ACUK Pioneer Centre
ACUK Pioneer Centre
★★★★★

Scotland
Physical Education, SEN


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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Scotland


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

Scotland
History, Medieval, Tudors, Victorian


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, but they're just the star...

Edinburgh City Tour

Scotland
Science, Geography, Chemistry, Human Geography, Fieldstudies, Farm, Food, Design Technology, Physical Education


Two fantastic locations in Scotland offering Curriculum for Excellence linked fieldwork for all ages. Inspire your students at either Kindrogan, Perthshire, by the stunning Scottish Highlands, or Millport on the shores of the Isle of Cumbrae. ...

Field Studies Council - Scotland

Scotland
English, Science, Design Technology, PSHE, Physics, Biology, SEN, Physical Education


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
Lockerbie Manor
Lockerbie Manor
★★★★★

Scotland
Physical Education, Watersports, SEN


Lockerbie Manor offer outdoor residential school trips during term time, and all inclusive family activity holidays during the summer holidays. Activities take place in the extensive Manor house grounds or at ...

Lockerbie Manor
★★★★★

Scotland
Skiing


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...

Scotland
Science, Physical Education, Bushcraft, SEN


Team Building and Resilience

Roman Tours UK
Roman Tours UK
★★★★★

Scotland
History, Romans, SEN


Roman Tours UK
★★★★★

Scotland
History, Physical Education, Prehistory


Allnatt School Camps

Scotland
English, History, Languages, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Tudors, Victorian, worldwar, SEN


Theatre Workshop
Outback 2 Basics
Outback 2 Basics
★★★★★

Scotland
History, Prehistory, Fieldstudies


Outback 2 Basics
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, SEN, Physics


Outer Space VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths, Science, Design Technology, Computing, SEN, Physics


Robotics Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, SEN, Biology


The Digestive System VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Romans, SEN


Romans and Britons

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology


School Escape Rooms

Dan Tastic History
Dan Tastic History
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, History, Geography, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Victorian, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Geography, SEN


Dan Tastic History
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths, Science, Design Technology, Computing, Physics


STEMbotics-Robotics & Coding
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths, Science, Design Technology, Computing, Physics


STEMgineers: Hydrualics & Mechanics
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Medieval, SEN


Magic, Witches & Wizards Workshop & Wow Day

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Tudors


Tudor Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, Design Technology, Computing, Physics, SEN


Robotics Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Saxons, Vikings, SEN


Viking and Saxon Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, Music, Physical Education, SEN


Great British Summer workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, Geography, SEN


Volcanoes VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, worldwar, SEN, Twentieth Century


Brave Britain at War

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Tudors, Drama, SEN


The Troublesome Tudors

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, History, SEN, worldwar


WW1 workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, SEN, Romans


Romans VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, SEN, worldwar


WW1 VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, Computing, PSHE, SEN


Anti-Bullying VR

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, Computing, SEN


Coding for FUN or as a REWARD!

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Languages, SEN


Macbeth Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, worldwar, SEN


World War 1

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, Geography, Environmental Geography, SEN


Climate Change

Viking School Days
Viking School Days
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Saxons, Vikings, SEN


Viking School Days
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Wildlife, SEN, Prehistory


Dinosaur visit

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Greeks, SEN


The Amazing Greeks

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Drama, Victorian, SEN


The Very Elegant Victorian

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Geography, Romans, SEN


Ancient Rome Workshop & Wow Day

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Geography, Prehistory, Human Geography, Food, SEN, Design Technology


Chocolate Collective
Vikings
Vikings
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Saxons, Vikings, SEN


Vikings
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Music, Art, SEN, Victorian


Black History month

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, Computing, SEN


Coding Workshop for KS3-4

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Geography, SEN


India VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, SEN


Love Science Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, SEN


Science Spectacular

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Geography, Egyptians, SEN


Ancient Egypt Workshop & Wow Day

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, Music, Physical Education


Chinese New Year

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Romans


Roman Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Physical Education, Medieval, Tudors, SEN


Fairy Tales Workshop & Wow Day
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Greeks, SEN


Ancient Greeks

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Tudors, SEN


Tudor & Stuart Workshop & Wow Day

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Geography, Vikings, Tudors, Victorian, worldwar, Human Geography, Physical, SEN


Around The World'-A Geographical Adventure!

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Drama, SEN


Oliver Twist Christmas Production

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Geography, SEN


Wonders of the World VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Egyptians, SEN


The Entertaining Egyptian

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE


Onsite School Team Building Days

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, Physical Education, PSHE, Physics, SEN


Circus Team Building Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Twentieth Century, worldwar


World War Two Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Victorian


Portals To The Past

Scotland & Various Regions
Physical Education, PSHE, SEN


Freestyle Football Workshops
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Prehistory, SEN


The Super Stone Age

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, Computing


Green Screen

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Geography, SEN


The Americas VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, Geography, SEN


Discover Africa VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Tudors, SEN


Tudors

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology


Science Week

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Victorian, SEN


Victorian Christmas Workshop
Stone Age Workshops
Stone Age Workshops
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Bushcraft, Prehistory, SEN


Stone Age Workshops
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
English


The Christmas Snowglobe

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths, SEN


Maths Puzzle Activity Day

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, Computing, SEN, Physics


Space VR

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, SEN, Biology


The Circulatory System VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Drama, PSHE, SEN


Arty-Fact Theatre

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, Computing, Biology


Creative Writing

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, SEN, Prehistory


Stone Age VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, Religious Education, SEN


RE Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths


Maths Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, Design Technology, Computing, Physics


STEMdrones-Drone Coding
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Geography, SEN


China VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, Geography, SEN


Rainforests VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Tudors


Tudors VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Drama, PSHE, SEN


Pack UP Your Troubles

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Physical Education, Tudors, SEN


Pirate Workshop & Wow Day
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, SEN, Biology


The Respiratory System VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, SEN, Vikings


Vikings VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, Geography, SEN, Biology


Underwater VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Saxons, Vikings, SEN


The Sensational Saxons & Vikings

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Geography, SEN


Mountains VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, SEN


Sublime Science

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Geography, SEN, Human Geography


Around the World VR Quiz

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Tudors, Maths, SEN


Tudor Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Drama, Elizabethans, SEN


All Hail Macbeth

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Physical Education, Greeks, SEN


Superhero Workshop & Wow Day
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths, Science, Physical Education, Physics


STEM Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
Physical Education, PSHE, SEN


Fitness Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, Religious Education, Art, SEN


Christmas

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Geography, SEN, Prehistory


Mayans VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
Music, Religious Education, Art, SEN


Diwali

Scotland & Various Regions
English, SEN


Creative Writing

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Romans, SEN


Resourceful Romans

Scotland & Various Regions
Citizenship, English, Music, SEN


West End Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
Food, Science, PSHE, Biology, SEN, Design Technology


Healthy Workshops

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, Geography, SEN


Polar Regions VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, Computing


Science

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, Wildlife, Biology, SEN


Animals VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Medieval, SEN


Medieval/Middle Ages

Scotland & Various Regions
English, Science, History, Geography, Computing


Virtual Reality Day

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Saxons, Vikings


Vikings and Saxons

Scotland & Various Regions
Science, History, SEN, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Elizabethans, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Geography, SEN


Immersive Experiences

Scotland & Various Regions
English, History, Geography, SEN, Egyptians


Ancient Egypt VR Workshop

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Victorian, SEN


Victorians

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths, Science, Computing, Physics, SEN


Coding Workshop for KS1-2

Scotland & Various Regions
History, Prehistory, SEN


Stone Age/Bronze Age/Iron Age

Scotland
Citizenship, English, History


At the Scottish Parliament we can offer a great selection of programmes for schools including workshops on Citizenship, Art & Design, History and much more! ...

Scottish Parliament

Scotland
History, Geography


A school visit to Discovery Point offers an enjoyable and informative outing for pupils and teachers alike. Learn about early polar explorers Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton on their exploration of An...

Discover Point

Scotland
History, Religious Education, Art, Tudors, Elizabethans, Twentieth Century


Guided tours of the national collection are led by experienced gallery educators. Pupils are encouraged to engage with works of art through activities and discussion. ...

National Galleries of Scotland

Scotland
Science, Computing, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Twentieth Century


From hands-on robot programming to iconic explosion demonstrations, our education service is here to provide inspiring science and technology experiences for our schools and community. ...

Dundee Science Centre

Scotland
History, Design Technology, Victorian


The museum of Scottish Industrial Life is one of Scotland's best industrial heritage attractions. This twenty two acre site at Summerlee, North Lanarkshire, has an exhibition hall with working exhibits, tramway, mine tours and a social history area....

Summerlee Victorian Life

Scotland
History


His Majesty's Frigate Unicorn, of 46 guns, was built for the Royal Navy in the Royal Dockyard at Chatham and launched in 1824. She is now the World's last intact warship from the days of sail. ...

HM Frigate Unicorn

Scotland
History, Geography, Human Geography, Twentieth Century


The Scottish Maritime Museum contains exhibitions and collections that tell the story of that great maritime tradition. The sites have a collection of vessels that represent 150 years history. ...

Scottish Maritime Museum

Scotland
History, Geography, Saxons, Human Geography


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
Science Into Schools
Science Into Schools
★★★★★

Scotland & Various Regions
Maths, Science, Physics, Chemistry


Science Into Schools
★★★★★
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