School Trip to Wales

School Trip to Wales


A school trip to Wales presents a myriad of educational and immersive experiences, combining rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and diverse activities tailored for different age groups. Renowned for its captivating history, picturesque landscapes, and outdoor adventures, Wales offers an ideal setting for educational exploration.

From its compelling historical sites to the captivating natural beauty of its national parks, Wales provides a tapestry of learning opportunities. Engage your students in hands-on experiences, fostering a deeper understanding of the country’s heritage, diverse ecosystems, and outdoor pursuits.

School Trip to Wales

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Day 1: Arrival and Exploration
Activity: Cardiff Castle

Arriving in Cardiff around 11am, commence your educational journey at Cardiff Castle. Tailored for school trips, the castle offers guided tours suitable for various age groups, providing captivating insights into its 2,000 years of heritage. Engage students from KS2 to A-levels in interactive workshops, delving into medieval life and historical significance. Stop for a half-hour lunch break brought with you from home or from the castle cafe. After your visit to Cardiff Castle, it’s time to head to your accommodation to get checked in and a quick rest before heading down to the accommodations dining area for your evening meal.

Alternative Activity: National Museum Cardiff

Explore the National Museum Cardiff, which offers diverse educational programs for school trips. Students can participate in self-led or guided tours covering art, geology, and natural history collections. Workshops tailored for KS1 to A-levels provide hands-on experiences, fostering a deeper understanding of various subjects.

Day 2: Historical Immersion and Adventure
Morning Activity: Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Begin the day at Llancaiach Fawr Manor, a perfect venue for school trips. Engage in guided tours designed for different age groups, providing an immersive experience of life in the 17th century. Tailored workshops offer hands-on activities, enabling students to explore historical lifestyles and societal norms. Stop to enjoy your packed lunch provided by your accommodation.

Afternoon Activity: Caerphilly Castle

Explore Caerphilly Castle’s impressive fortifications through engaging guided tours suitable for students from KS2 to A-levels. The castle offers educational sessions, combining history and architecture, allowing students to immerse themselves in medieval life.

Alternative Activity: Zip World Tower

Visit Zip World Tower for more high-thrill adventures, offering activities suitable for older students (KS2 to A-levels) such as zip lines and treetop adventures with a focus on environmental impact and sustainability.

Day 3: Nature, Adventure, and History
Morning Activity: Conway Centres Anglesey

Embark on an educational journey at Conway Centres Anglesey, offering a blend of adventure and learning. Students can engage in team-building activities, watersports, and environmental studies through guided programs suitable for various age groups, fostering teamwork and environmental awareness. Enjoy a packed lunch before continuing the day’s activities.

Afternoon Activity: Conwy Castle

Explore Conwy Castle’s medieval architecture and historical significance through interactive guided tours tailored for students from KS2 to A-levels. Engage in educational sessions focusing on the castle’s strategic past and heritage.

Alternative Activity: Greenwood Family Park

Alternatively, visit Greenwood Family Park, which provides educational yet fun-filled activities for all ages (KS1 to A-levels). Engage in eco-friendly adventures, learn about renewable energy, and explore nature trails.

Day 4: Adventure and Departure
Morning Activity: National Slate Museum

Explore the history of Welsh slate mining at the National Slate Museum. Engaging workshops and interactive demonstrations cater to various ages (KS2 to A-levels), providing insights into the industry’s significance and the lives of workers. The museum offers hands-on activities and guided tours for an immersive learning experience.

Lunch Break: Enjoy a packed lunch provided before boarding the coach to start your journey back home.

Alternative Activity: Brecon Beacons National Park

Discover the natural wonders of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Engage in nature walks and educational workshops tailored for different age groups (KS1 to A-levels), focusing on local flora, fauna, geography, ecology, and survival skills.

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    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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