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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

Embrace a journey through time and walk in soldiers’ footsteps with a history trip to the Western Front, a significant…

From £299pp i
Menin Gate and Last Post Ceremony, Ypres

School History Trips to Ypres

Unravel the incredible stories behind one of the most significant battlefields of WW1 with a history trip to Ypres. This…

From £229pp i
Bayernwald Trenches, Ypres

School History Trips to The Somme

Experience a history trip to the Battle of the Somme… Over a century has passed since but this legendary clash,…

From £249pp i
Airborne Museum, Ste Mere Eglise

School History Trips to Normandy

The Normandy coast bears the historical weight of the greatest invasion in modern history, D-Day. Changing the course of the…

From £325pp i
Explore the history of the Brandenberg Gate with a school trip to Berlin

School History Trips to Berlin

Prepare to be captivated by the complex history that lies beneath the vibrant urban culture of Berlin. Witness first-hand the…

From £499pp i

School History Trips to The Netherlands

Get ready to transport your students to the heart of Europe’s captivating past with a journey through a history trip…

From £349pp i
Auschwitz I Memorial Krakow

School History Trips to Krakow

Krakow, a city steeped in history and character, makes for a captivating destination with its lightly hued evening shop windows,…

From £399pp i
Berlin and Krakow

School History Trips to Berlin & Krakow

Get the best of two worlds with a two-centre history trip to Berlin and Krakow! Have your students explore the…

From £589pp i
BMW Museum

School History Trips to Munich

Munich is a city of contrasts – traditional and contemporary sit side by side. From its Bavarian customs to its…

From £479pp 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. Have your…

From £599pp i
Brooklyn Bridge in New York City at night

School History Trips to New York

New York… The Big Apple… The city that never sleeps…This destination boasts a selection of nicknames that echo its grandeur.…

From £1,150pp i
Lincoln Memorial

School History Trips to Washington DC

Washington DC will give your group that presidential feeling! This exciting and modern capital will have you exploring a rich…

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 £225pp 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 £225pp 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 £225pp 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 £225pp 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 £225pp 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 £225pp 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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