Best School Trips to London

London offers a wide & distinct range of educational visits that will help to expand your students' knowledge. Get some school trip ideas from our list of  Curriculum-relevant tours, iconic landmarks, museums & galleries, attractions, walking tours & London theatre shows, giving students a chance to experience this great city.

Curriculum-Relevant School trips to London

English literature & languageLiterature

Our English trips to London focus on the literary works of  Shakespeare & Charles Dickens and how they can be adapted for the stage & screen. We offer curriculum-relevant workshops for KS2 to A-Level. 


Maths school trips londonMaths

Visit famous locations & apply mathematical ideas in a practical way.  Study packs are available for KS3, GCSE & AS/A2. An alternative for KS3  is to visit the British Museum to take part in their Maths Challenge.

  History school trips to London


As the curriculum puts greater importance on the history of Britain & to fully understand the consequences of the events which controlled the early 20th century, visiting the places which played a role in WWI & WW2 is essential.

  geography school trips london


Our Geography trips form part of four study tour modules which focus on issues & case studies relating to urban geography: re-branding, regeneration, redevelopment, environmental quality & sustainability.

religious studies school trips london

Religious Studies

Our Religious trips provide your students with a comparison between places of worship & the forms of public worship that take place in different Christian traditions or world religions.

  theatre drama performing arts london

Theatre & Drama

Perfect for students studying drama, performing arts or theatre studies at GCSE or A-Level. See a show at London's iconic West End or take part in one of the many performance workshops.

  science school trips london


Discover a range of science themes at a variety of London venues. Learn about science through hands-on exhibits, activities & explore galleries. 


primary school trips to londonPrimary

We offer a range of Primary school trips designed for KS2 students, covering elements of the National Curriculum. Choose from a range of venues depending upon your learning objectives.

Landmarks & Monuments in London

big ben london

Big Ben is the nickname of the Great Bell of Westminster & often extended to refer to the clock & the clock tower, befittingly known as Elizabeth Tower. It is one of the most distinctive sights of London.


houses of parliament

Discover a thousand years of history that formed Britain in one of the most famous buildings in the world when you visit the Houses of Parliament, also known as the Palace of Westminster. 


trafalgar square london

Home to Nelson’s Column & the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square is one of London's most exciting open spaces where you will find cultural events, performances, shows & other entertainment going on in the square.


tower bridge

Tower Bridge offering breathtaking views of London including, St. Paul’s, Greenwich & the London Eye. The landmark built in 1894 for ships to pass through is one of the greatest engineering marvels of its age. 

buckingham palace

Visit Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s London home during the summer & tour the 19 State Rooms, decorated with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal collection.



Known as the home of time, Greenwich is where the Prime Meridian of the world is located. The National Maritime Museum, the Queen’s House, the Royal Observatory & the Cutty Sark, are all situated here.


london eye

Take a journey 135 m high on the London Eye and discover London’s iconic landscape. A standard entry 30-minute rotation can be tailored to cover curriculum links in History, Geography & Art.


battle of britain memorial

The Battle of Britain Monument commemorates the individuals who took part in the Battle of Britain during WW2. The sculpture is designed to be “at people level” so visitors could physically interact with the monument.

Art Galleries & Museums in London

national gallery

Explore the lives & development of artists as well as paintings at the National Gallery home to 2,300 paintings arranged chronologically ranging from the 13th century to 1900. Offering tours for KS2-KS5.


natural history museum

Help your students understand the real-world applications of studying natural history with a range of workshops, science shows and self-led activities. Engage with interactive exhibits and meet Museum scientists.


tate modern

Tate Modern is dedicated to modern & contemporary international art. The Turbine Hall plays host to large specially-commissioned sculptural projects & installations on a temporary basis. The main collection displays are grouped according to a theme.


tate britain

Tate Britain holds the national collection of British Art from 1500 to the present day. Use gallery student resources to explore including exhibitions & free collection displays. There is a lot to see from the extensive permanent collection to exhibitions.

science museum

Learning is central to the Science Museum's mission. There are over 50 hands-on exhibits for students to engage with. Find out about changes in technology & science from 1750 to the present day. There is also a simulator & cinema.


churchill war rooms

Explore the Churchill War Rooms & discover the underground bunker, rooms & corridors that sheltered Winston Churchill & his cabinet from the German bombing raids in WW2.


museum of london img credit elliott brown

The Museum of London outlines the history of the UK's capital from prehistoric to modern times. A visit to the museum directly supports the curriculum & covers the Romans, Great Fire of London, Victorians, diversity & STEM.


imperial war museum

The Museum has a whole gallery devoted to the Holocaust explaining its history.  It also has galleries devoted to WWI, the Home Front during WWII, Secret War, Peace & Security 1945-2015).

Attractions in London

arcellormittal orbit

The ArcelorMittal Orbit is the perfect destination for school groups. Get up close to London’s landmarks with innovative and interactive touchscreens that allow them to view and learn more about the city on the journey down the 455 steps winding way around the sculpture.


warner bros studio tour - image credit Hospitality Line

Warner Bros. Studio tours provide cross-curricular education programmes which meet learning objectives from the curriculum & exam board. Discover the extraordinary artistry, technology & talent that went into creating the Harry Potter films.


london dungeon photo credit steve httpsflic.krp54bC6X

The London Dungeon gives students the opportunity to get exclusive behind the scenes insight into the creation of immersive live shows. Curriculum linked subjects include English, Design & Technology, History, Science & Performing Arts. Ideal for KS2, KS3 & KS4.


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Madame Tussauds provides workshops for primary & secondary school groups. Learn about celebrity culture & the media & Madame Tussauds legacy. Find out about the different types of media & purposes. Explore & critique how the media present information and use language to create meaning.

st pauls cathedral

St Paul's is London's Cathedral which embodies the spiritual life & heritage of the British people. It is the seat of the Bishop of London & a centre of prayer & worship. They offer curriculum based themed guided visits for all key stages covering the following areas: R.S., Art, History, Maths & Science.


globe theatre

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre welcomes thousands of visitors to experience world-famous productions of Shakespeare. Offering a range of workshops for every key stage & ability. Watch a Theatre Performance as well as a tour of the Theatre.


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Situated below the London Eye, this award-winning circular sightseeing cruise offers educational live commentary presented by expert guides. The cruise includes St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Tower of London & Shakespeare’s globe & more.


theatre workshop west end

Combine a trip to see a West End show with a workshop tailored to the show you are going to see, exploring its story, characters and themes. Workshops can also expand your student's curriculum studies by focusing on technique or practitioners.

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