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Top 10 things to do on a school trip to London!

Wed, 27 April 2016

Top 10 things to do on a school trip to London!

Here's our top 10 list for things to do in London on a school trip

London can offer a variety of activities, visits and tours for a range of subject areas. A majority of museums and art galleries are free too to help keep your costs down! Here is a top 10 must do things in London...

Top 10 London attractions and visits

  1. London Eye
  2. Houses of Parliament
  3. Buckingham Palace
  4. Tower of London
  5. Churchill War Rooms
  6. Tower Bridge
  7. Westminster Abbey
  8. Royal Albert Hall
  9. St. Paul's Cathedral
  10. West End Theatre Show 

You may even want to consider more subject specific visits and tours. Here are a few ideas organised into subject areas. Click on the subject heading to discover more!

Art and Design

London has arguably the best selections of art galleries and museums to suit your curriculum needs.

Tate Modern, Tate Britain, National Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, Design Museum, Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising and more! Click here to see more museums and galleries in London

Did you know that European Study Tours host an annual 4 Designers Conference in London geared towards aspiring Graphic, Product and Digital Designers?


Business and Economics

London is ranked the #1 Global Financial Centre*, so a business studies trip to London is an ideal way to give students insights into live business topics.

Visits can include a trip to the Bank of England Museum, Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising, a session with Insider Trends, a Silicon Roundabout guided tour, Chelsea Football stadium tour and Wimbledon Guided Tour


London is steeped in history and at the heart of the country’s political landscape. There is so much for your students to explore and discover in London.

Ideas for visits include, the Cabinet War Rooms, Kensington Palace, Westminster Abbey, Museum of London, Cutty Sark-Visitors Centre, and the Houses of Parliament.



English, Performing Arts and Media Studies

With the West End hosting a variety of excellent theatre shows, you'll be spoilt for choice, students can also participate in many West End workshops. Go on a backstage tour of the National Theatre, the Royal Opera House, or immerse your students in the world of Harry Potter with a trip to the Warner Bros. Studio



Where will you go?

Browse the site for inspiration! Or call us now on 0844 5761 960 and let us help you plan your perfect trip!

*Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI)

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