School trips and educational visits in Sussex

School trips form an important part of the educational programme offered by any school. Whichever curriculum topic you are studying, we can help you find the perfect educational visit in Sussex.

The historic county of Sussex, land of the South Saxons, is divided into the modern day counties of East and West Sussex. Dominated by the chalk hills of the South Downs National Park, Sussex has a lot to offer school groups. If you are a local school studying history, you will be the envy of schools throughout the UK. From the prehistoric remains of Boxgrove Man, through the Roman invasion in A.D. 43 that established places like Chichester and nearby Fishbourne palace, to the Battle of Hastings and the subsequent Norman Conquest that changed the medieval face of our country.

Museums, castles, sea life centres, or places to spend an outward bound week - get ideas for the best places to visit, with videos, photographs and information about inspection visits and risk assessments. We feature a range of specialist venues who run programmes of activities for school groups, colleges and youth groups including out of the classroom visits, educational workshops and residential stays. To give your class a wonderful learning experience in Sussex, please make use of our short enquiry form, or take a look through a selection of our best venues in the county or the wider south east region, or further afield, using the menu above.


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1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield



Step back in time to the Norman Conquest and bring the curriculum to life at 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield. Learn about the most famous date in English history while walking in the footsteps of King Harold and William the Conqueror.

Bring learning to life outside of the classroom. Children can explore and learn for themselves at a ‘real’ historical site, developing their enquiry skills and independence, as well as key historical knowledge. A visit to 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield is ideal for education groups of all ages and abilities, and with downloadable learning resources and hazard information, and free on-site resources, it’s easy to plan a visit with your group in mind....

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Business and Reward Beach Trip
Business and Reward Beach Trip

Sussex History, Business, Geography, PSHE

We can offer 3 different Seaside Academy packages for a fun and rewarding day trip to the seaside. This includes teacher led beach activities, fact/activity sheets, rides and lunch. ...

Business and Reward Beach Trip
Hindleap Warren
Hindleap Warren

Sussex Citizenship, Physical Education, PSHE, Watersports, SEN

Set in 300 acres of private woodland in the Ashdown Forest, Hindleap offers a wide range outdoor adventurous activities, including; high ropes courses, bushcraft, canoeing & kayaking, rock climbing, obstacle course and team building challenges. ...

Hindleap Warren
Adur Outdoor Activity Centre
Adur Outdoor Activity Centre

Sussex Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN

The Adur Centre is ideal for your school residential trip. We offer amazing activities including climbing, paddle sports, mountain biking and many more. The trip will be tailored to meet your needs and our residential trips are outstanding value! ...

Adur Outdoor Activity Centre
1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield
1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield

Sussex Geography, Human Geography, History, Saxons, Medieval, Monarchs, Performing Arts, Religious Education

Step back in time to the Norman Conquest and bring the curriculum to life at 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield. Learn about the most famous date in English history while walking in the footsteps of King Harold and William the Conqueror. ...

1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield



Hastings school trips
Hastings school trips

Sussex History, Saxons

Battle of Hastings 1066 School Trips (1 & 2 Day tours available) Learn about 1066 & the Battle of Hastings. Visit the site where the battle took place. Perfect for students studying the History curriculum. ...

Hastings school trips
4th Dimension
4th Dimension

Sussex Physical Education

4th Dimension is an outdoor activities specialist with more than 25 years experience and a wide range of exciting activities are available at our Sussex centre. Your safety is of prime concern and our experienced staff are there to take care of you. ...

4th Dimension

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