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Teach Pupils to Love Learning on our School Trips to London

The nation’s capital is an exciting location for educational visits of all kinds.

Our specially crafted school trips to London cover a range of topics in a fun, diverse and engaging way. From Tate Modern to the National Gallery, the London Eye to the Natural History Museum, or a West End show to a Thames cruise, there is plenty to choose from.

Choose from one of the many itineraries below, or get in touch and we’ll help to tailor one to your school’s specific needs.

1 Night to See the Sights

This exciting tour allows pupils to see a wealth of the capital’s most famous and informative places, such as the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, and St Paul’s Cathedral.

2 Nights to Explore the City

This is the most popular of our school trips to London, including a scenic river cruise along the Thames, and a voyage of discovery on The Coca-Cola London Eye.

3 Nights in the UK Capital

This trip is perfect for letting students fully immerse themselves in the Capital’s unique environment, with plenty of time for sightseeing.

Charles Dickens 1 Night

School trips to London are perfect for pupils studying the life and works of Charles Dickens. Enjoy a guided city walk with a Dickens expert, and visit 48 Doughty Street, the author’s home.

Drama Day Trip

Check out our whistle-stop Drama Day Trip to the capital. You can pack in a visit to the National Theatre, the Globe, and a West End Show, and be back for bedtime.

HMS Belfast 1 Night

You can ‘Kip In A Ship’ during this innovative experience. Spend the night on board this historic WW2 warship and experience life below deck.

BedBUGS 1 Night

A sleepover with a twist, spend the night in the B.U.G.S. house at London Zoo, explore the zoo by torchlight, and then wake up to the sounds of the animals.

All-Inclusive 1 Night

This overnight and all-inclusive residential will include a selection of handpicked visits, from an open top bus tour to the world-famous Madame Tussauds.

Art & Design 2 Nights

This two-night Art & Design residential focuses on the city’s must-see galleries, ranging from the Tate Modern to the Saatchi Gallery.

Business Studies 2 Nights

Three days in the city is a perfect amount of time to visit the Bank of England, the Museum of Brands, Packages & Advertising, and the Education Centre of Coca-Cola.

Drama & Theatre 1 Night

This visit is full of fun workshops, which are designed to teach students the techniques that are used by actors on the stage. The workshops are followed by an unforgettable West End Show.

Fashion & Textiles 2 Nights

On this top tour, pupils will get the opportunity to participate in a fashion illustration workshop and see the impressive 24,000-piece dress and fashion collection at the Museum of London.

Law & History 2 Nights

This is a fascinating visit for students who are interested in law and history. It centres on a selection of legal institutions around the city, such as The Old Bailey and the Middle Temple.

The Making of Harry Potter 1 Night

Who doesn't want to discover the magic behind the spell-binding special effects and secrets of the Harry Potter film series?

Museums Day Trip

Visiting the capital’s fascinating museums is a great focus for an educational tour, whether your interest is Natural History, Science, or Art & Design.

Sightseeing Day Trip

This is what school trips to London are all about – seeing the fantastic sights and historic buildings that it has to offer, including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and many more.

The Making of Harry Potter Day Trip

This tour gives people of all ages (including teachers!) a fun and educational day out. Iconic props, costumes, and behind-the-scenes secrets can be seen throughout your experience.

“The School Travel Company took all the pressure out of the organisation and the whole visit, though busy was exciting and ran like clockwork. “

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OUR CAPITAL CITY HAS SO MUCH TO OFFER

OUR ACCOMMODATION:

YHA London Thameside

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Refurbished in 2017, this is a purpose-built, 320-bed hostel located on the Thames riverside. The venue is very secure: it has CCTV; 24-hour staffing; electronic gates; is fully enclosed; the staff is very experienced in working with school and youth groups, and so we are confident that all of our groups will appreciate its excellent location and facilities.

Accommodation consists of en-suite rooms, all of which have bunk beds and security lockers, and groups will not be expected to share rooms with the general public. You’ll be able to access the internet from desktop computers, and free Wi-Fi is available at the ground floor reception, bar, and in all other public social areas.

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