School History Trips to London – WWI
Discover the impact of the First World War on London
From December 1914 to August 1918, Germany unleashed its strategic aerial bombing campaign on Great Britain in an attempt to break British morale. With London as its main target, it caused almost 5,000 casualties and dramatically changed the city’s landscape. School History Trips to London – WWI – a trip full of opportunities for students to immerse themselves in history on home ground.
Through a number of insightful museums and poignant reminders dotted around the city, you’ll discover the impact of the Great War on London and its people. From the rise of the German Zeppelin to the changing role of women, a school history trip to London can cover a variety of First World War themes. There’s so much to digest and learn on school history trips WWI London…
Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Travel by coach to London
Visit the Imperial War Museum (First World War Gallery)
Enjoy an evening meal at a restaurant followed by London Eye or a Fun Files activity
Zeppelin Walking Tour
Visit the Museum of Brands (Graphic Design of WWI)
Late afternoon coach transfer home
- 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
Excursions in London
What to expect on School History Trips to London – WWI
Looking for a day trip?
A lot can be achieved in just one day!
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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What our customers say
Ms. Sophie Thompson, Deighton Gates Primary School
The children had a fun, action-packed visit to London that ran really smoothly!
Peter Finlay, Horndean Technology College
A very busy but very enjoyable and well organised tour that ran like clockwork…
FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
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.
Is London a great first tour experience for students?
Absolutely! The quality of historical immersion is fantastic and offers schools a great value tour on home ground.
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…
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