What We Offer

We offer FREE SELF LED visits to learning groups at all of our historic places. We also have a wide variety of EXPERT LED Discovery visits at a number of sites across the country. These are delivered by specialists and designed to meet your curriculum targets.

FREE SELF LED visits must be booked at least seven days in advance, and EXPERT LED Discovery visits at least fourteen days in advance.

Expert leads a learning group visit at Beeston, group of children learning about some of the collections.

Expert Led Discovery Visits

EXPERT LED Discovery Visits cost £100 for a class of about 30 students and usually run for about an hour. They are managed by specialists and tailored to deliver the curriculum. Search the list of places that offer Discovery Visits  to find your preferred location. Please book your visit at least 14 days in advance.


Free visits

Learning Groups are welcome at any of the historic places in our care. Search 400+ places across the country and then get in touch with our booking team who can advise you on suitable times to bring a learning group and what to expect from a free visit. Please book your visit at least 7 days in advance.


Help to plan ahead

Once you have chosen your place and your booking is confirmed we offer a familiarisation visit  to help you prepare for the day. We send you a permit along with your booking confirmation that gives you FREE ENTRY to your destination of choice.

Your permit also gives you a 20% discount on the official English Heritage guidebook for your place of choice.

See the Stonehenge Guide Book for example.

How to qualify

FREE SELF LED and EXPERT LED Discovery Visits are available to all types of learning groups including schools, colleges of further and higher education and universities. We also welcome Scouts, Cubs, Guides, Brownies and other similar youth groups. Please see our terms and conditions for further information.

We are able to cater for groups of children with learning difficulties, disabilities and for gifted and talented groups or groups from mentoring services, and for home educators.

All you need to do is book in advance of your visit and have clear and concise learning objectives.


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