School History Trips to London – Crime & Punishment
A fascinatingly gory insight into crime and punishment in London
Step back in time and experience one of the East End’s darkest periods in history. Tailored to those studying Crime and Punishment, this specific itinerary will introduce you to Whitechapel as a city of poverty and crime, policing techniques in the Victorian era and the investigation surrounding the Jack the Ripper murders.
Hit up the haunts of Jack the Ripper on a walking tour, before heading to the Clink Prison Museum to handle torture devices and listen to tales of torment.
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Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Travel by coach to London
Jack the Ripper walking Tour
Enjoy an evening meal at a restaurant followed by London Eye or a Fun Files activity
Visit the Clink Prison Museum
Explore the London Dungeons
Return coach transfer
- Coaching for the duration of your tour
- Bed & Breakfast accommodation
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
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Popular places to stay in London
- Easy access to Kensington, Chelsea, Harrods, West End and Oxford Street
- Triple, twin and single bed rooms
- En-suite facilities
- Pool table
- Communal lounge area
- Pool table
- Luggage storage
- Relax in the communal lounge area
- Play a game of pool
- Grab a bite to eat in the restaurant
- Set in beautiful London park surroundings
- Dorm, Multi, Quad, Triple and Twin bedded rooms
- Cafe and restaurant on site
- Shared lounge and TV area
- Private garden
- Grade I listed building
- Games room with pool table
- Cafe and restaurant on site
- Vending machines for drinks & snacks
- Laundry facilities
- Reception open 24/7
- Grab a bite to eat in the onsite restaurant
- Spend an evening in the lounge area and playing pool
- Enjoy the London Park surroundings
- Hop on the tube and go sightseeing in central London
Step into the story...
History is much more than the events of the past – it encompasses the future and everything else in between! It sparks curiosity and drives learning, encouraging students to question and learn from the world around them.
To bring these thrilling periods of history to life, we have a vast array of tools at our disposal. Discover the fascinating tales of heroism, defeat, learn about the monumental landmarks and the shrouded secrets that have remained hidden for years.
Our devoted history guides transport students back in time, immersing them in the intricacies of historical periods. Check out our FREE history resources too – use them to inspire and educate in the classroom, before and long after your trip!
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FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Why take students on a history trip?
History trips give students the opportunity to ‘step into the story’. After all, there’s only so much you can teach, and learn, from a classroom! These trips spark student’s curiosity, drive learning, and instil a deep appreciation of the world’s rich cultural legacy.
To bring these fascinating periods of history to life, we have a vast array of tools at our disposal! Discover the fascinating tales of heroism, bloodshed and battles… Learn about the monumental landmarks and the shrouded secrets that have remained hidden for years! It’s simply all brought to life on a trip…
Is London suitable for a cross-curricular trip?
Absolutely! This vibrant and lively capital city has something for everyone! We can tailor your itinerary to suit all subjects and styles. In fact, the Grammar School Nicosia, did this! Take a look at their experience on our blog…
Are there any opportunities for alternative activities to provide a break from hard-hitting history topics?
Absolutely! We recognise the importance of a well-rounded experience and strive to engage students in the world of history while also allowing them time to decompress. Our tours can offer a variety of activities, so students can achieve the right balance between immersive learning and chill time.
How can I prepare my students for the content we will explore on the trip?
Being tailor-made, our trips are designed to align with your curriculum and class’s interests. We have a wealth of FREE resources and fun games to utilise, and insightful blogs. Check out… ‘Brilliant Things You Can Do to Enhance Your WW1 and WW2 History Tour’.
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