School Visits

School Visits

Bring your teaching to life and inspire your students at our 400 sites across England. Your students can explore and discover the places where history happened at our prehistoric sites, castles, abbeys and country houses including Stonehenge, Hadrian's Wall and Battle Abbey just to name a few. Come and visit us for free on a self-led visit, or enhance your day and let our experts lead a hands-on Discovery Visit for you.

Expert-Led Visits

Our award winning Expert-Led Discovery Visits are interactive, hands-on and immersive. Best of all, we lead them for you. At just £100 per class per session at selected sites, these visits have been specifically designed to meet the needs of different groups across the key stages.

Please book your visit at least 14 days in advance and make sure you check our Terms and Conditions before your visit.

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Free Self-led Visits

Lead your visit in your own way for free! We offer free entry to pre-booked schools and other learning groups at any of the historic places in our care. Find out if you're eligible for a free visit by checking our Terms and Conditions. Search over 400 places across the country and 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 14 days in advance.

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Inspiring School Trip Ideas

Step outside of the classroom and into the places where history really happened, on a visit to one of our historical sites. 

Our experts have pulled together their top ideas for memorable learning experiences for your students in these mini collections of historical sites, which are perfect for studying a range of topics across the key stages.

Teaching Resources

Our teaching resources have been designed to meet the needs of the curriculum, linking what you learn at a property with pre- and post- visit classroom activities. We’re continually developing a range of relevant and engaging resources to support learning groups before, during and after their visit.

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Book A School Visit

  • Online Booking Form

    Make a booking enquiry by using our Online Booking Form

  • By Phone

    To follow up your booking enquiry, please contact our Education Booking Team on 0370 333 0606

  • By Email

    To follow up your booking enquiry, please email our Education Booking Team at

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