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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Lymley Wood Residential



Overnight camps for year 5 upwards. Experience real camping under canvas in an natural off grid environment. Adventure activities in a private, beautiful ancient woodland including zip wire, obstacle course and bouldering wall. Exclusive use of site.

We want all visitors to enjoy spending time in this ancient woodland and provide memorable experiences for all. Nature Connectedness is at the heart of everything we do, helping create the next generation of Nature Guardians. We give back to nature and work with her to improve, rewild and restore the woodland and meadow to benefit all members of the ecosystem, including humans! Staff are experienced and qualified teachers , Forest School Leaders and Youth Workers as well a holding degrees in Environmental science, archeology and a working ecologist. Design your own action packed programme including adventure activities , bushcraft, forest school and maybe even a trip to the coast. All tents provided, bell tents for up to 8 children and staff tents for up to 4. Some visiting staff like...

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Lymley Wood Day Visit
Lymley Wood Day Visit

Sussex Science, Biology, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft, SEN

COVID-19 OFFER
Activity and outdoor education venue in an ancient woodland and meadow. Screen Free adventure playground, low and high ropes, forest school. Specialist in child led learning, resilience building, team work, well being and for those with SEND ...

Lymley Wood Day Visit
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
Lymley Wood Residential
Lymley Wood Residential

Sussex Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, Bushcraft

COVID-19 OFFER
Overnight camps for year 5 upwards. Experience real camping under canvas in an natural off grid environment. Adventure activities in a private, beautiful ancient woodland including zip wire, obstacle course and bouldering wall. Exclusive use of site....

Lymley Wood Residential
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

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