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…
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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!
Not quite ready for an overnight stay?
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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
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From dedicated Tour Managers to Party Leader Launch Packs, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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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.
What board basis would you recommend groups stay on?
We think staying on a bed and breakfast basis is a great option, as it’s so good for students to explore our capital city, eat lunch out and enjoy the vast range of eateries it has to offer! From Hard Rock and Pizza Express to McDonalds and Burger King London has it all!
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.
Do your hotels comply with our Local Authority’s guidelines?
All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
Is insurance included with my trip?
Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
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