College and school trips to London are always a popular choice due to the abundance quality visits and attractions.
An educational visit to London provides your students the opportunity to experience this vibrant, multi-cultural city, steeped with tradition and royal heritage. Students on school trips to London will be met with an incredible choice of traditional sights such as Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, Houses of Parliament and Tower of London, and modern day famous landmarks such as The Shard, Coco-Cola London Eye, Canary Wharf and TheO2 Arena.
Arguably, it has the best selection of museums, galleries and national collections in the world including Tate Modern, Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. London also has four UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Tower Of London, Maritime Greenwich, Westminster Palace and Saint Margaret’s Church as well as Kew’s Royal Botanical Gardens.
With a world famous West End Theatre District showing top shows including School of Rock, Wicked and Mary Poppins, and Thorpe Park Resort theme park within easy reach, there is no shortage of visits to combine fun and education.
On an educational visit to London you have so many choices, whatever your subject area. Below you will find further information on potential places to visit as well as the opportunity to browse by specific subject area.
Through booking your college or school trip to London with us, our experienced Tour Consultants can guide you to make the right choices by recommending appropriate educational visits and/or cultural and enrichment activities to add a bit of fun!
Travel by coach or rail into the heart of the capital.
Go on a Thames Cruise and experience a unique view of London's iconic sites from the River Thames.
A West End Show is a perfect way to end the day, take you pick from some of the most popular performances such as The Lion King, Mary Poppins, Matilda or Wicked.
Visit one of London's most popular tourist attractions such as the London Eye or explore the London Dungeons.
Head off home to arrive back early evening.
Arrive at School.
Top Tips From Our Travel Experts
"Always take a boat trip, it’s a really good value option and a brilliant way to see the city. Even if you have a coach or tube tickets, try to factor in some time to walk, you will see lots more this way and it can be quicker due to London traffic! Wherever possible travel mid-week to avoid premium prices for rail, theatre and in restaurants. Don’t forget to incorporate some free time for shopping or just soaking up the atmosphere in places like Covent Garden or Trafalgar Square. You could spend a lifetime exploring London and you would never stop being surprised. The city has something for everyone and there are unlimited treasures to be found. Best of all, it is on our doorstep."