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School trips to Stratford-upon-Avon, UK

Shakespeare, chocolate and rollercoasters - it's all waiting for you and your students in the Tudor town of Stratford-upon-Avon.

  • Key stage 2 – 16+
  • Year round

Uncover England's Tudor history in Shakespeare's birthplace

Welcome to Ye Olde England and step back in time with over 800 years of history. You and your students can visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare and see how life was like for the Tudors from exploring the old buildings, guided history tours of the town, or why not take your drama students on a workshop with Royal Shakespeare company. There is much more within the surrounding area, with Warwick and Birmingham nearby. Subjects that can be easily covered are history, English, drama and business studies.

We can tailor your itinerary to your unique learning requirements, please contact us for a bespoke quote.

Day 1

  • Depart school
  • Arrive in Stratford Upon Avon
  • Walking tour with guide – explore the city blue badge holder
  • Evening meal

Day 2

  • Half-day or full-day workshop with the Royal Shakespeare company
  • Shakespeare’s birthplace
  • Evening meal

Day 3

  • Warwick Castle
  • Cadbury World
  • Evening meal

Day 4

  • Tudor World Museum
  • Early afternoon return back to school
Alton Towers
Hall's Croft
Cadbury World
Royal Shakespeare Company
Shakespeare’s Birthplace
Stratford Butterfly Farm
Tudor World Museum
Warwick Castle

Alton Towers

Hall's Croft

Hall's Croft is a building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, which was owned by William Shakespeare's daughter, Susanna Hall, and her husband Dr John Hall whom she married in 1607. The building is listed grade I, and now contains a collection of 16th- and 17th-century paintings and furniture.

Cadbury World

Visit the world of Chocolate and learn how this wonderful sweet bar is made!

Royal Shakespeare Company

We offer practical opportunities to make Shakespeare vivid, accessible and enjoyable for young people and their teachers, using approaches from our rehearsal rooms to help them make and develop their own interpretations of Shakespeare’s work.

Shakespeare’s Birthplace

Shakespeare's Birthplace is a restored 16th-century half-timbered house situated in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, where it is believed that William Shakespeare was born in 1564 and spent his childhood years.

Stratford Butterfly Farm

This farm is home to an “Emerging Cage” where pupils will have the opportunity to witness a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis as well discovering more about the tropical rainforest environments and the other plants and animals that thrive in this habitat.

Tudor World Museum

Step back in time and experience a slice of what it was like to lead a Tudor life. Put your feet up in a four-poster bed, see what it would have been like to sit at an Elizabethan dining table and imagine ruling the land by taking your seat on a throne.

Warwick Castle

Spectacular shows and attractions, spellbinding storytelling and exhilarating experiences make Warwick Castle one of the most exciting historic locations in Europe. Capture the imagination of your students as they witness 1,100 years of history come vividly to life, in one of Britain’s finest medieval fortresses.

Our Stratford upon Avon school trips include:

  • Board and lodging as specified in your itinerary
  • A detailed itinerary with pre-booked excursions
  • Return coach travel
  • Free teacher to student ratio approx 1:8
  • 24-hour emergency support

Extras to budget for:

  • Entrances other than those specified in your itinerary
  • Hotel damage deposits
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