Discover famous figures such as the Duke of Wellington and William Pitt the Younger and learn more about local history in a fun and engaging way.
Step back in time and explore the history of Walmer Castle.
- KS1, 2 & 3: Local history study
- KS1: Significant individuals
- KS2: Extend chronological knowledge beyond 1066
- KS3: Development of church, state and society in Britain 1509 – 1745
- KS3: Ideas, political power, industry and empire in Britain 1745 – 1901
Free Self-Led Visits
Enjoy a free self-led visit to Walmer Castle and Gardens and design your own day to suit your curriculum needs. Find out more about the significant figures who lived at the castle by borrowing our free Treasure Boxes specifically designed for KS1 and 2. They're full of handling items and ideas to inspire your students and help with your pre-visit work in the classroom.
See the Duke of Wellington's original Wellington boots and his death mask! Take inspiration from our gardens for Art and Design projects, as well as exploring the wildlife in the ornamental pond and woodland.ENQUIRE NOW
PLAN YOUR VISIT
We have a range of materials to help support your visit and make school trip planning easy. Download our free Hazard Information Sheets 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.