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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.

We can create an itinerary around any topic that you’re covering with your students, from The Great Fire of 1666 to Victorian Britain.

With The School Travel Company, you will receive free educational resources, expertise, and valuable advice, as well as entry to the city’s top attractions all for an unbeatable price.

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, as there’s more time for sightseeing. You could even experience the glamour of the West End on a theatre visit!

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.

BedBUGS 1 Night

For a sleepover with a twist, take your 7-11-year-old students to the B.U.G.S. house at ZSL London Zoo. Explore the zoo by torchlight, wake up to the sounds of the animals, play games, listen to stories, and participate in talks.

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.

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 & 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.

HMS Belfast 1 Night

Children can ‘Kip In A Ship’ during this innovative experience. They’ll spend the night on board a historic warship and experience life below deck, immersing themselves in the ship’s history by sleeping in real sailors’ bunks.

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

Discover the magic behind the spellbinding special effects and secrets of the Harry Potter film series. Tread the original stone floor of the iconic Hogwarts Great Hall and wander down Diagon Alley.

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.

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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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 high-security (it has CCTV, 24-hour staff, electronic gates, and is fully fenced), and the staff are very experienced with youth groups. We are confident that all of our school trips to London will appreciate its excellent location and facilities. Accommodation consists of en-suite rooms, all of which have bunk beds and security lockers. Our 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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