Lake District School Trips

Lake District School Trips

4 days/ 3 nights

A wealth of learning opportunities and outward-bound adventures


Lake District School Trips

A school trip to the Lake District and Cumbria is England’s natural playground for outward bound adventures and boasts the largest number of outward bound centres in the whole of the United Kingdom where you can immerse your students in a week of building their confidence in a series of exciting challenges and learning to work as a team with their fellow classmates.  Here you will discover some of the finest and most breath taking scenery in England.  The Lake District also has a wealth of fantastic places to visit from water cruises on Lake Windermere or Ullswater, A visit to Beatrix Potter’s home Hilltop, or to visit one of the many fine houses or museums there is something for all parts of the curriculum.   There certainly is a variety of things to do and discover from the great outdoors you can challenge your students with outward bound courses, orienteering and water sports. The Field Studies Centre have two bases  in Cumbria and offer a wide variety of activities delivered by fully trained and experienced tutors.  But enquire early as many places are booked by schools on an ongoing year by year basis.

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More to See

  • Ullswater Steamers
  • Rheged
  • Mire House
  • Lake-District National Park
  • Go-Ape
  • Forestry Commission
  • Senhouse Roman Museum
  • Windermere Cruises
  • Hilltop
  • Tale of Beatrix Potter
  • The Beacon
  • Muncaster Castle
  • Carlisle Castle
  • South Lakes Wild Animal Park
  • Aquarium of the Lakes
  • Blackwell Grange
  • South Lakeland Museum

Other Trips in This Region


Day 1 Start your trip in beautiful Kendal with a visit to Lakeland Climbing Centre, the Northwest’s biggest indoor Climbing Wall. With a large selection of walls ranging from 4m high slabs to a 25m overhanging wall, there are challenges for all ages and abilities. There’s also a beginners’ room for the teachers! Travel onto your outstanding Field Studies Council accommodation at Castle Head to settle in and have an evening meal. Day 2 After breakfast, enjoy raft building and canoeing on the river that runs through the grounds followed by lunch and an afternoon of bushcraft and basic survival exploring the woods, building shelters and foraging for wild foods. Head back to the accommodation for evening meal following by free time. Day 3 A hearty breakfast will prepare you for a day of adventurous activities with abseiling, rock climbing, ghyll scrambling, high ropes, low ropes and obstacle courses on offer to run alongside curriculum content or environmental education. Day 4  In the morning check out of the accommodation and head to England’s largest lake to get aboard the most popular attraction in the Lake District, a boat trip on Lake Windermere. Then it’s home time!

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    Relieve the Stress

    Here at School Trips UK our dedicated school trip team have over 20 years’ experience in the travel industry and we pride ourselves in delivering bespoke tips that make learning fun and engaging.

    At the start of your enquiry we will research the best accommodation for your chosen destination as well as transport providers if required, and one agent will keep in touch with you throughout the process to ensure you are happy and kept in the loop right to the end of your visit.

    All trips can be arranged around a particular subject or subjects and we can include workshops, talks, company visits and other relevant activities accordingly. Everything for your trip would be individually sourced, from local restaurants for your meals to evening activities such as ghost walks or ten pin bowling.

    Before you depart on your trip you’ll be provided with detailed itineraries, all booking information, travle maps if required and 24 hour emergency contact details.

    We Include:

    • Transport
    • Quality Accommodation
    • Entry to attractions
    • Evening meals
    • Packed lunches
    • FREE teacher places
    • Information packs
    • Personal guides available
    • Risk assessments
    • 24 hour support

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