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Top 4 Educational Day Trips In London

When you’re planning a school trip, if can be tough thinking of great places to take your students. It can be even more difficult if you’re a little tight on budget. We’re here to help. We’ve had a look at school trips in London that are completely free.

Natural History Museum

A top trip for kids, teenagers, and adults alike, the Natural History Museum has everything from dinosaurs and wildlife to the Earth Galleries. Whether you plan to tie it into geography, history, or science, the Natural History Museum has got you covered, and the best part is that entry is completely free. Check out the museum’s school section of their website to plan your day based on your education level.

Science Museum

On a similar theme, another of London’s top museums is completely free. The Science Museum is six floors jam-packed with energy, environment, space, and transport exhibits; you won’t run out of things to do. The galleries are hands-on making it the perfect destination for your school trip, covering topics that can be tied into any subject for any age group (from Science, D&T, and even Engineering). Plan your visit using the museum’s educators guide on their website.

British Library

From the Magna Carta and the Gutenberg Bible to the Beatles music scores, the British Library can introduce your class to some of the most important and iconic books. The British Library know what they’re doing when it comes to school visits, the site welcomes of 35 thousands learners every single year. They offer a variety of workshops and masterclasses aimed at students of all ages.

Camley Street Natural Park

If the weather is up to it, hidden between Kings Cross and St Pancras is Camley Street Natural Park. A wild oasis situated by the Regent’s Canal, this wildlife reserve is home to frogs, birds, bugs, and even bats. Whether you choose to make a quick stop on your way into the city or plan a day of activities here, the Natural Park is the perfect place to observe wildlife. You’ll forget that you’re so close to London’s two busiest train stations! The opening times for Camley Street Natural Park are seasonal, so make sure you check out the website before planning your trip.

School Trip Transport

Drop us a line and we’ll tell you how we can help you get to and from your school trip safely. We can provide you with a minibus that will get you in and out of the city without having to worry about the faff of public transport. 

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