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Expert-led Discovery Visits

An image showing one of our Discovery Visits in action at Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Meet characters from the past, role-play, make or handle intriguing objects, dress up and even crack secret codes. These are just some of the things your class could get up to on one of our expert-led Discovery Visits. Combining inspiring, out-of-the-classroom experiences with quality learning at just £100 per session per class, they have been specially developed to meet the needs of different groups across the Key Stages. 

 

You can book a Discovery Visit online, by email, or by giving us a call on 0870 333 0606. 

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Discovery Visit Subject(s) Keystage(s)
Monks and Marvels 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, East Sussex
Monks and Marvels
History KS2, KS3  
Conquest Tour and Tales 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, East Sussex
Conquest Tour and Tales
History KS2, KS3  
Downstairs Diary - How to be a Successful Servant Apsley House, London
Downstairs Diary - How to be a Successful Servant
History KS2  
Telling Tales with Pictures Apsley House, London
Telling Tales with Pictures
Art appreciation, Story telling KS1, KS2  
Think It! Write It! Apsley House, London
Think It! Write It!
Drama, Literacy, Story telling KS1, KS2  
Victorian life with Hannah the Housemaid Apsley House, London
Victorian life with Hannah the Housemaid
History, Science KS1  
What's in a Face? Apsley House, London
What's in a Face?
Art appreciation, Art skills KS1, KS2  
Life in Tudor Times Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Leicestershire
Life in Tudor Times
History KS2, KS3  
Victorian Values Audley End House and Gardens, Essex
Victorian Values
History KS1, KS2  
The Fortress Castle Beeston Castle and Woodland Park, Cheshire
The Fortress Castle
History, Literacy KS1, KS2, KS3  
Crafty Romans: Meet a Roman Soldier Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Cumbria
Crafty Romans: Meet a Roman Soldier
Art, History, Literacy KS1, KS2, KS3  
War and Power Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight
War and Power
Drama, History, Speaking & listening KS2, KS3  
I'm the King - Get Me Out Of Here! Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight
I'm the King - Get Me Out Of Here!
Drama, History, Speaking & listening KS2, KS3  
Villains or Victims - The Border Raiders' Story Carlisle Castle, Cumbria
Villains or Victims - The Border Raiders' Story
Geography, History, Literacy, Maths KS1, KS2, KS3  
Castle Detectives Carlisle Castle, Cumbria
Castle Detectives
Geography, History, Literacy KS1, KS2  
Dissolution Drama: Will Henry Break the Habit? Cleeve Abbey, Somerset
Dissolution Drama: Will Henry Break the Habit?
History, Music KS2  
Tales from the Keep Conisbrough Castle, South Yorkshire
Tales from the Keep
History KS1, KS2, KS3  
Meet the Medievals Conisbrough Castle, South Yorkshire
Meet the Medievals
History KS1, KS2, KS3  
Knights, Feasts & Garderobes Dover Castle, Kent
Knights, Feasts & Garderobes
Drama, History, Literacy, Story telling KS1, KS2, KS3  
Secret Codes And Ciphers Dover Castle, Kent
Secret Codes And Ciphers
History, Maths KS2, KS3  
Living in a Medieval Castle Farleigh Hungerford Castle, Somerset
Living in a Medieval Castle
Drama, History, Literacy KS1, KS2, KS3  
The Life and Times of Lady Joan De Valance Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire
The Life and Times of Lady Joan De Valance
History KS3  
Medieval Domestic Life Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire
Medieval Domestic Life
History KS2  
A Goodrich Story Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire
A Goodrich Story
History KS1  
Murder at the Fort: A Roman Murder Mystery Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Murder at the Fort: A Roman Murder Mystery
History KS2, KS3  
Meet a Roman Soldier Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland
Meet a Roman Soldier
History KS2, KS3  
Votes for Women! Jewel Tower, London
Votes for Women!
Drama, History, Literacy, Story telling KS2  
Medieval Realms Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden, Warwickshire
Medieval Realms
History KS2, KS3  
Life in a Castle Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden, Warwickshire
Life in a Castle
History KS1  
GCSE Tour Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden, Warwickshire
GCSE Tour
History KS4  
A Tudor Kenilworth Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden, Warwickshire
A Tudor Kenilworth
History KS2  
Estate Quest Kenwood, London
Estate Quest
Geography KS2  
Face To Face Kenwood, London
Face To Face
Art, Drama, Literacy KS2  
Slavery and Justice Kenwood, London
Slavery and Justice
Citizenship, History KS3  
Keeping House: Kenwood above and below stairs Kenwood, London
Keeping House: Kenwood above and below stairs
Art, Drama, History KS1  
Peculiar Paintings Kenwood, London
Peculiar Paintings
Drama, Literacy KS2  
Magic and Medicine - The Gory Reality of Roman Surgery and Make and Take a Herbal Bag Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent
Magic and Medicine - The Gory Reality of Roman Surgery and Make and Take a Herbal Bag
History KS2, KS3  
Hands-On Lullingstone Life Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent
Hands-On Lullingstone Life
History KS2, KS3  
Invaders and Settlers at Old Sarum Old Sarum, Wiltshire
Invaders and Settlers at Old Sarum
History, Literacy KS2, KS3  
Viking Invaders Old Sarum, Wiltshire
Viking Invaders
Drama, History KS2, KS3  
Waiting On - Hand and Foot! Osborne, Isle of Wight
Waiting On - Hand and Foot!
History, PSHE, Speaking & listening, Technology KS2  
Now and Then Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
Now and Then
History, Literacy KS1  
Tudor Time Capsules Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
Tudor Time Capsules
History, Literacy KS2  
The Home Front: Soldiers and Sirens! Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
The Home Front: Soldiers and Sirens!
Drama, History, Literacy KS2, KS3  
Pendennis Castle Tudor Worlds Pendennis Castle, Cornwall
Pendennis Castle Tudor Worlds
Drama, Geography, History, Literacy KS2  
In the Footsteps of Kings Portchester Castle, Hampshire
In the Footsteps of Kings
Design Technology, Drama, Geography, History KS1, KS2, KS3  
Tudor Music and Dance Portland Castle, Dorset
Tudor Music and Dance
Drama, History, Music KS1, KS2  
Living in a Tudor Castle Portland Castle, Dorset
Living in a Tudor Castle
Drama, History, Literacy KS1, KS2, KS3  
Stones and Bones - Stonehenge in its Landscape Stonehenge, Wiltshire
Stones and Bones - Stonehenge in its Landscape
Drama, Geography, History, Music KS1, KS2, KS3  
Neolithic Life At Stonehenge Stonehenge, Wiltshire
Neolithic Life At Stonehenge
Design & Technology, Geography, History, Literacy KS2, KS3  
The Business of Heritage and Tourism Stonehenge, Wiltshire
The Business of Heritage and Tourism
Business and Enterprise, Geography, Heritage Management, History, Literacy KS4, KS5  
Invasion! Totnes Castle, Devon
Invasion!
Drama, History, Literacy KS2, KS3  
The Lion, The Earl and his Castle Warkworth Castle and Hermitage, Northumberland
The Lion, The Earl and his Castle
History, Literacy KS1  
Romans at Wroxeter Wroxeter Roman City, Shropshire
Romans at Wroxeter
History KS2  
A Wroxeter Experience Wroxeter Roman City, Shropshire
A Wroxeter Experience
History KS2  
Hot War Cold War York Cold War Bunker, North Yorkshire
Hot War Cold War
History KS3, KS4, A Level, AS Level  

How to book

To book a Discovery Visit you can either book online (using the Free Site Visits form) or ring our Educational Bookings team on 0870 333 0606.


Expert-Led Visits are:

Hands-on, site-based activities which combine inspiring out of the classroom experiences with quality learning

* £100 per session per class

* Specially developed to meet the needs of different groups across the Key Stages

* Available at a diverse range of English Heritage sites

* Led by specialist educators, site staff and volunteers who know their sites inside out