School trips South West England

Cultural Identities

A visit to the South West of England is likely to involve a rich mix of landscapes and a wealth of historical sites. Every region is unique, and the counties that make up the South West are no exception!

If you are looking for adventure, the region has some great activity centres promoting a mix of outdoor educational pursuits. Or perhaps you are planning a history trip or cultural visit.

The counties of Gloucestershire, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire, Devon and Cornwall host a superb range of venues. We have all curriculum subjects covered, with a range of high quality and inspiring school visit destinations.

See our pages for Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset.

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Simonsbath House Outdoor Centre

As well as providing an excellent location in central Exmoor for geographical investigations, environmental studies and exciting outdoor adventurous activities the centre offers considerable learning opportunities in all aspects of the curriculum and aims to encompass many areas of Citizenship and PSHE. ...

Filter South West Trips & Workshops

Set on a working organic farm Magdalen provides a unqiue base for students, children and adults to explore the great outdoors. A range of tutor led activities are tailored to you and we provide high quality accommodation with homecooked meals. ...

Magdalen Farm

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth is one of the finest Tudor fortresses built by Henry VIII. It has seen action in many conflicts and was one of the last royalist strongholds to fall during the English Civil War. ...

Tudor Trips To Pendennis Castle

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 ...

Shepton Mallet

Introduce your class to over 50 flocks and herds of rare breed farm animals, travel back through time to discover how British farming has changed throughout the years and let off steam in the adventure play areas. A truly memorable school trip! ...

Adam Hensons Cotswold Farm Park

Set in a unique location, Dartmoor Zoo offers a wide range of workshops designated to inspire students to learn about the animal’s world, conservation and our native wildlife. ...

Dartmoor Zoological Park

The most outstanding prehistoric monument in the British Isles, Stonehenge is an internationally renowned World Heritage Site and one of the richest archaeological landscapes in Europe. ...


Grittleton Manor House is ideal for school groups wanting secure residential accommodation, set in acres of parkland and playing fields, on the edge of the Cotswold National Park. Access to Bath and Bristol is just half an hour away! ...

Grittleton Manor House

Quality Outdoor Learning Experiences. We are specialists in field work and outdoor adventurous activities in harmony with the Seashore, Coast & Woodlands. ...

Allnatt Swanage

In2action are passionate about creating exceptional and unforgettable activities and adventure courses for young people, enabling your pupils to learn outside the classroom. ...

In2action Whitemead Forest Park

Music, art, scenery, food and world-leading engineering, Cornwall is home to points of interest that are certain to have you returning again and again. ...

Cornwall School Tours

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

Simonsbath House Outdoor Centre specializes in offering fun packed, mixed programs of outdoor and environmental courses aimed at giving pupils a taster of challenging, exciting and interesting activities that will shape their future memories. ...

Simonsbath House Outdoor Centre

Based in picturesque Christchurch Harbour, a SSSI nature reserve. This college-owned centre offers bespoke trips for Outdoor Adventurous Activities and Field Studies. We use highly qualified instructors and are fully accredited by ALLA, LOTC & RYA....

Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education 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

YHA Eden Project is the only onsite accommodation provider for the Eden Project, the most famous education attraction in Cornwall. Ideal for that magic combination of fun and learning, the Eden Project provides a breath-taking environment for pupils....

YHA Eden Project

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

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

Set in the heart of rural north Devon, Encompass Training is a historic grade 1 listed manor house. Encompass Training focuses on providing quality outdoor education experiences with sole occupancy. ...

Encompass Training

At In2action we aim to provide your pupils with unique top quality adventure and activity courses, with safety as our highest priority and with an emphasis on enjoyment, education, and self-development. ...

In2Action Grittleton House
ACUK Pioneer Centre
ACUK Pioneer Centre

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

Cornwall is a safe, accessible and inspiring location for school groups of all ages! Bursting with curriculum-based visits and activities, ranging from science and geography to art and design, what will your students discover? ...

Cornwall Tour

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

North Devon's premier outdoor centre. Fantastic friendly staff, exciting activities in wonderful locations and tasty, wholesome food in great surroundings. Makes Skern Lodge the ideal destination for your next residential or day trip. ...

Skern Lodge

Take your students to a world-class artists region, home of the Tate, Barbara Hepworth and incredible landscapes shed in natural light - this is Cornwall. ...

Cornwall Art Tour

Grab an adventure on Dartmoor, building confidence and developing new skills at Adventure Okehampton's award winning, friendly centres in Devon. Part of YHA, we offer bespoke school residentials for all group sizes customised to your needs. ...

YHA Okehampton Activity Centres

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 – Totleigh Barton, Devon

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

A choice of locations in Devon and Somerset offering fieldwork for all ages to bring the curriculum to life. Slapton Ley and Start Bay close to the beach in south Devon and Nettlecombe Court in beautiful countryside surroundings near Exmoor. ...

Field Studies Council - South West

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
The Manor House
The Manor House

Our team are passionate about creating quality, memorable and exciting experiences and activities from our lovely Manor House near Padstow. We offer full-board accommodation and sole-occupancy for our groups, many of whom return year after year! ...

The Manor House

We are a privately run centre and offer a very personal experience. Our activities are set up to encourage communication, cooperation and develop trust within the group and also raise the confidence of individual children. ...

Knapp House Activity 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



Companies who can bring workshops into your school...

Roman Tours UK
Roman Tours UK

Roman Tours UK

Allnatt School Camps

Theatre Workshop

Team Building and Resilience

Outback 2 Basics
Outback 2 Basics

Outback 2 Basics

Pirate Workshop & Wow Day

Mountains VR Workshop

Romans and Britons

The Respiratory System VR Workshop

Macbeth Workshop

The Very Elegant Victorian


Medieval/Middle Ages

Outer Space VR Workshop

World War 1

Climate Change

Chinese New Year

Saxon Workshops

The Clockmakers Christmas Production

Science Week

Viking School Days
Viking School Days

Viking School Days

Vikings VR Workshop

Volcanoes VR Workshop

Pre History Workshops

West End Workshops

Discover Africa VR Workshop

Dinosaurs, Rocks and Fossils

Robotics Workshop

All Hail Macbeth


Victorian Christmas Workshop

The Entertaining Egyptian

Creative Writing

Tudors VR Workshop

Vikings and Saxons

Ancient Rome Workshop & Wow Day

Immersive Experiences

Tudor & Stuart Workshop & Wow Day

Mayans VR Workshop

Chocolate Collective


Healthy Workshops

Black History month

Viking Workshops

The Americas VR Workshop

Coding Workshop for KS3-4

Maths Puzzle Activity Day

Ancient Greeks

Great British Summer workshops

Coding for FUN or as a REWARD!

Viking and Saxon Workshops

The Super Stone Age

Egyptian Workshops

WW1 VR Workshop

Stone Age
Dan Tastic History
Dan Tastic History

Dan Tastic History

China VR Workshop


Tudor Workshops

RE Workshops

India VR Workshop

STEM Workshop

The Christmas Snowglobe

Underwater VR Workshop

Maths Workshops

School Escape Rooms

World War Two Workshops

Magic, Witches & Wizards Workshop & Wow Day

The Sensational Saxons & Vikings

The Digestive System VR Workshop

The Circulatory System VR Workshop

Fight Club! Stage Combat in the Classroom

Sublime Science

Animals VR Workshop

Superhero Workshop & Wow Day

Stone Age Workshops
Stone Age Workshops

Stone Age Workshops

Anti-Bullying VR

Greek Workshops

Tudor Workshop

Polar Regions VR Workshop

Anglo Saxon Workshop

Brave Britain at War

Space VR

Ancient Greeks

Ancient Egypt VR Workshop

Fitness Workshops

Victorian Workshop

Onsite School Team Building Days

Around The World'-A Geographical Adventure!

Science Spectacular

Do You Quarrel Sir

Mayan Workshops

Stone Age VR Workshop

Robotics Workshop

Pack UP Your Troubles


Resourceful Romans

Portals To The Past

Love Science Workshops

Roman Workshops

I Do Bite My Thumb - Shakespearian Stage Combat

Freestyle Football Workshops

Ancient Egyptians

Rainforests VR Workshop

Oliver Twist Christmas Production

Stone Age/Bronze Age/Iron Age

Circus Team Building Workshops

Coding Workshop for KS1-2

Longship Trading Company Viking & Saxon Workshop

The Troublesome Tudors

Romans VR Workshop

WW1 workshop

Arty-Fact Theatre

Fairy Tales Workshop & Wow Day

Around the World VR Quiz

Ancient Egypt Workshop & Wow Day

Wonders of the World VR Workshop

Dinosaur visit

The Amazing Greeks

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

Welcome to Glastonbury Abbesy, once the grandest and richest Abbey in England. A great Glastonbury experience awaits you here! ...

Glastonbury Abbey

Visit the UK's largest aquarium and be amazed at our fascinating underwater world and how we all play a part in conserving it. ...

National Marine Aquarium

Explore Cheddar Gorge, a National Nature Reserve and world famous beauty spot where pupils can learn about its Ice Age creation, Stone Age occupation and Victorian exploration ...

Cheddar Gorge
Tate St Ives
Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives offers a programme of international modern and contemporary art presented in the unique context of St Ives....

Tate St Ives

Located on the historic site of the one of the largest preserved mine sites in the country, housed in 2 acres of listed buildings, Geevor's outstanding collections tell the story of Cornwall's industrial minin ...

Geevor Tin Mine
Eden Project
Eden Project

Here at the Eden Project in Cornwall, education is central to our mission as a charity. We offer exciting learning opportunities for students of all ages at schools, colleges and universities. ...

Eden Project

At-Bristol is one of the UK's biggest and most exciting interactive science centres. We can engage your pupils using our workshops, theatre shows and theme days all of which support the national curriculum ...

Science Into Schools
Science Into Schools

Science Into Schools

More school visit options covering other curriculum subjects South West...

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