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Places to Visit in the North 2019

Written by: Elmtree Press

We are already three weeks into 2019 and now is the time to take a moment to think ahead and plan your year to get the very most out of your school trips. The National Curriculum has plenty of opportunities to get out of the classroom and explore. This may be the first Educational Visits blog that you encounter thanks to the latest delivery of our 2019 guides that have gone out to schools all over the country this month - if so welcome!

So let's turn our attention towards finding fresh inspiration for the coming year, regardless of our ‘Blue Monday’ moods. Here is a list of places to visit with children this year all located in the North, including destinations such as Manchester, Liverpool, Bradford, Halifax and more, to show you just a snapshot of what amazing attractions and places you can take your learning this year. 


Beamish Museum

Truly immersive learning experiences to be found at The Living Museum of the North that cater to a range of subjects such as History, English & STEM.

The Beatles Story

An immersive musical experience through the lives, times and culture of the world’s greatest ever band.

Bombay Stores

Explore culture with a tour that includes Saree demonstrations, an introduction to Bollywood and an authentic taste of India in Bombay Bites.

Knowsley Safari

Connecting visitors with the natural world through a range of activities for groups of all sizes to engage with.

Legoland Discovery Centre

Find plenty of hands-on curriculum-based options for learning through the endless creative possibilities of LEGO bricks.

North Yorkshire Water Park

Find time to enjoy a spot of team-building with the thrills and adventure of a inflatable Aquapark, or other water sports to create an unforgettable day.

The Piece Hall

Take a journey through the Grade I listed building’s long and interesting past, from medieval times through to the 18th century.

Mrs Dowson’s Farm Park

Explore over 350 acres of farmland with hundreds of animals to see whilst receiving plenty of information about just how amazing farm animals and farms are.


On the blog next week, find out where we recommend for the South.