School Trips to London

  • A view of the Big Ben in London
  • London phone boxes
  • A view over St James Park in London

School Trips to London

The home of British brilliance


Attracting over 25 million visitors a year, experience London like you have never experienced it before. Iconic landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, The Tower of London, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, London will not disappoint. Immerse yourself within the world of art at Tate Modern or choose a musical on the West End where you will be singing and dancing the night away. Take a tour of Wembley Stadium and go behind the scenes of football, the NFL, and your favourite artists to see the transformation between sport and music. You’ll even get a photo with the FA cup! With so much to see and do in London, Rayburn Tours will make sure you cover everything within the lively city.


Our school trips to London

A view of the Big Ben in London

Cultural Trips to London

As one of the world’s most visited cities, London is a tireless innovator of art and culture. Experience the vibrancy of vintage markets, step back in time and explore the history of London, learn about the Royal family, and see world renowned art in some of the most famous galleries in the world. Where imagination knows no bounds, ‘diverse’ doesn’t even begin to describe this deeply multicultural city.

London Finsbury Park

Geography Trips to London

This constantly changing world city is a great place for students to study urban change and regeneration. A hot spot for human geography covering population, migration, tourism, societal changes and urban patterns. You will also explore the physical geography of London through sustainability and the topic of rivers with the Thames flowing straight through the capital. A lesser known hub for geography.

Natural History Museum in London

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 historical sites, allowing your students to explore the wonderful, intriguing and sometimes unbelievable world of medicine and health through time.

The Tower of London

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 poverty. From the creation of the Poor Laws to the escapism of theatre, a school history trip to London will let you explore a number of curricular themes surrounding Elizabethan London.

Tower Bridge in London

Why visit London?

Explore the culture and history of London and have a Royal day visiting Buckingham Palace, The Royal Albert Hall, The Tower of London and the Victoria and Albert Museum. A fantastic range of activities that covers sightseeing, music and theatre, history, and art.

Fancy a quick bite to eat? Camden Market is a great area for those who love street food and all things art. A great area for socialising, eating, or even performing if you are on a Concert Tour! For something a bit fresher and more central, visit Borough Market for artisan food, cheeses, bakeries, fresh fruit and veg, and fresh meat from local traders.

Top attractions in London

Here’s just a selection of our top activities and excursions in London

A view over London with the London Eye

London Eye

Enjoy a 30-minute rotation and view London from the top of the London Eye. Spot the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and St Pauls Cathedral from the very top and snap that panoramic view!

The London Dungeon

London Dungeon

Walk through London during it’s most terrifying past and visit famous faces such as Sweeney Todd, Jack the Ripper, and Guy Fawkes in this thrilling theatrical experience.

The Natural History Museum London

Natural History Museum

Step back in time and visit exhibitions with specimens that date back billions of years. The natural History Museum will leave your students feeling inspired with the power of nature and passion of the natural world.

A view over Olympic Park in London

Olympic Park

Revisit the 2012 Olympic games and take a guided tour to learn about the creation of the games and transformation of the park today.

Shakespeare Globe Theatre

Shakespeare Globe Theatre

Deepen your understanding and visit behind the scenes with the Globe Theatre experience. Explore how Shakespeare created his famous works, and the creation of his plays being brought to life on stage. Watch one of Shakespeare’s plays at the Globe Theatre and experience old English language.

The Tower Of London

Tower of London

Home to the famous Beefeaters and Crown Jewels, visit an iconic part of London’s history. A symbol of Royal Power, see the Crown Jewels in person, and discover about how the tower was used as a prison and place for execution in the Middle Ages.

Royal Albert Hall in London

Royal Albert Hall Guided Tour

See the Royal areas of the Hall and experience the famous auditorium and stage which has hosted favourite artists The Arctic Monkeys, Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, and world famous faces Winston Churchill and Albert Einstein.

London City Walk

London walking tour

Visit your favourite Landmarks and learn about London like you never thought you would. From the Houses of Parliament to Oxford Street visiting your favourite shops, there is not a moment to be missed.

Additional information

Wanting to visit places just outside of London? With a coach tour you will have access to the coach for the duration of your trip. So why not take a trip to the Warner Bros Studios to escape reality and visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Or take a trip to Windsor Castle to see one of King Charles’s resident homes in the United Kingdom. Having a coach gives that extra flexibility of what you would like included in your itinerary and makes travelling easier with your own personal chauffeur!

If you are looking for a day trip instead of a few days, we have you covered. Our specialist consultants will design your itinerary to fit what you require. Whether it be a day trip or a weekend, Rayburn Tours will make sure it is jam packed and full of fun!


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