Top 10 Things To Do on a School Trip to London!

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...

  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


Here are a few ideas organised by subject areas. Click on the subject heading to discover more.


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


Business & 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. *Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI)


History, Government & Politics


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.


Performing Arts, Drama & Theatre 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.




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