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School History Trips

A school history trip will help your students ‘step into the story’

A school history trip will help your students ‘step into the story’ as you visit some of the world’s most significant historical sites.

The perfect opportunity to broaden young minds and put the past into a wider, real-world perspective, our school history trips will bring the subject to life. By providing a cultural outlook on certain time periods and introducing new ideas, students will be able to explore and interpret evidence outside the classroom and enjoy a whole new learning experience. From the moment you start planning, you’ll benefit from our school travel expertise, curriculum understanding and destination knowledge.

Students on a school history trip to the world war one battlefields
We've found 19 tours for: School History Trips
Vimy Ridge, The Somme

School History Trips to The Western Front

For four years the Western Front was the destination of mud, blood and fighting. Now, for 100 years it has…

From £215pp i
Menin Gate and Last Post Ceremony, Ypres

School History Trips to Ypres

Ypres bears a heavy history that can be felt at every corner turned. From the Menin Gate, where the Last…

From £215pp i
Bayernwald Trenches, Ypres

School History Trips to The Somme

A hundred years since the Battle of the Somme, one of the most famous battles in British history, its significance…

From £199pp i
Airborne Museum, Ste Mere Eglise

School History Trips to Normandy

Normandy’s stunning coastal landscapes bear a heavy history. A visit to the long sweep of D-Day landing beaches will give…

From £285pp i
Explore the history of the Brandenberg Gate with a school trip to Berlin

School History Trips to Berlin

School History Trips to Berlin dig beneath the cities vibrant urban culture to reveal a rich and complex history. Visit…

From £399pp i
netherlands

School History Trips to The Netherlands

In the capital of Amsterdam, your students can embark on a historic journey through the themes of a developing Europe…

From £239pp i
Krakow

School History Trips to Krakow

A beautiful city with a haunting history, Krakow is most valuable in helping students to understand the full inhumanity and…

From £325pp i
Berlin and Krakow

School History Trips to Berlin & Krakow

A two-centre tour to Berlin and Krakow will give students the opportunity to see how and why important political decisions…

From £549pp i
BMW Museum

School History Trips to Munich

A city where the traditional and the contemporary sit side by side, Munich is full of charm. From its Bavarian…

From £429pp i

School History Trips to Rome

With a history that’s as monumental as the Colosseum, Rome’s the perfect place to study Italy’s turbulent past. Discover the…

From £389pp i
Rockefeller Centre & the Crysler Building

School History Trips to New York

A melting pot of cultures, New York’s history is as grand as the city itself. Discover the poignant immigration stories…

From £1,150pp i
Lincoln Memorial

School History Trips to Washington DC

An exciting, modern capital, Washington DC allows you to explore the city’s extensive political, social and military history and immerse…

From £1,150pp i
New York & Washington

School History Trips to New York & Washington DC

Vibrant, thriving and rich in cultural markers, the cities of Washington DC and New York are steeped in social, military…

From £1,150pp i
Natural History Museum

School History Trips to London – Medicine Through Time

Beyond the iconic landmarks, architectural grandeur and edgy art scenes, London is home to an array of museums and original…

From £99pp i

School History Trips to London – Elizabethan London

Considered a ‘golden age’ of culture and exploration, the Elizabethan era was also a time of rising population and great…

From £99pp i

School History Trips to Liverpool – WWII

Targeted by the Germans because of its major shipping port, Liverpool was badly hit in the Blitz. But despite the…

From £99pp i
The London Dungeon

School History Trips to London – Crime & Punishment

Step back in time and experience one of the East End’s darkest periods in history. Tailored to those studying Crime…

From £99pp i

School History Trips to London – WWI

From December 1914 to August 1918, Germany unleashed its strategic aerial bombing campaign on Great Britain in an attempt to…

From £99pp i
Tower of London

School History Trips to London – WWII

Whilst our all-encompassing school history trips to London cover a broad spectrum of themes, we can tailor your itinerary to…

From £99pp i

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Take a look at our new History Hub! You’ll find inspiration, advice, and plenty of tips in a host of articles for you to read at your leisure. You’ll also find links to some of our top-rated destinations for your next History Tour.

 

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What our customers say

Excellent organisation and good combination of visits—it really encouraged our students to think and reflect.

Ms Catherine Moffat

I would like you to know that we have been very impressed with our correspondence with Rayburn this year. As our Berlin trip is a regular one, we will definitely look to give you the business for our trip next year.

Libby Weltman

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