Kenilworth Castle has been a major military stronghold, a royal palace, and an inspiration to writers and artists. It's the perfect destination to bring learning outside of the classroom and cover a wide range of curriculum subjects.

Curriculum links

  • KS1, 2 & 3: Local History Study
  • KS1: Castles
  • KS2: Medieval Life
  • KS3: Medieval Britain 1066-1509
  • GCSE History: Study of the historic environment.

Free Self-Led Visits

Book a free education visit and lead your visit in your own way. A visit to Kenilworth Castle can support learning across the curriculum, from a study of the historic environment to stimulus for story writing or art.


Expert-led Discovery Visit

Let us bring the history of Kenilworth Castle to life for your students with a hands-on Discovery Visit led by one of our experts. Sessions are available for up to 30 students, to support KS1, KS2, KS3 and GCSE History groups and offer excellent value.  



We have a wide range of materials to help support your visit and make school trip planning easy. Download our free Learning Resources and Risk Assessments to help you make the most out of your visit and create unique learning experiences before, during and after your trip.

We also offer free planning visits for group leaders once you have made a booking. Our Education Booking Team are on hand to advise and help you create the best possible school trip to suit your needs and area of study


  • Facilities
    • PARKING: Car park with coach parking opposite entrance
    • ACTIVITIES:Exhibition, access the new viewing platforms (supervision ratio of 1:6 required) or book the Gatehouse.
    • FACILITIES: Education room available for school groups, with bag storage and toilet facilities, please book this room in advance
    • SHOP: Gift shop on-site, we recommend you bring your class in small groups at a time
    • LUNCH: Plenty of outdoor lunch space
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