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Quality School Trips to London

Tailor made school trips to London

The London Eye is a great place to visit on a school trip to London

We can offer tailor made school trips to London to provide students and teachers alike with an unforgettable educational experience. With numerous world class museums and attractions, you are rest assured of a successful educational trip to London.

Whether you are looking for a general sightseeing trip or a school trip to London designed around a specific school subject or theme to link with a particular curriculum area, we can arrange it for you. We have over 17 years experience in both the travel and primary school industries, so we're confident that we can meet your need for an engaging trip.

YHA Thameside

Our most popular accommodation in London, this hostel is a perfect for cheap yet comfortable accommodation for students, with easy access to the city centre. Situated on the edge of the Docklands, this modern London Youth Hostel offers en-suite rooms and excellent bus and tube links – the nearest tube station is 15mins walk away. A safe and comfortable base for schools wishing to explore all that Central London has to offer – with many schools choosing to return year after year! Every room at YHA London Thameside is en-suite, which makes a stay here even more convenient! London Thameside provides disabled access and rooms.

YHA St Paul's

This Youth Hostel used to be the school for the St Paul's Cathedral choir boys and is right next to the famous London landmark itself. For added authenticity, you can hear the bells of the cathedral tolling whilst you enjoy everything this historic building has to offer. From the Latin inscribed facade to the ornate window and door stonework, YHA London St Paul's oozes almost as much character on the outside as its guests do on the inside. Located in London's well-known financial district, the City of London, the hostel is just minutes from the West End of London and all the usual tourist attractions; perfect for a cheap city break or short educational field trip. St Paul's underground station and bus stops are all close by, making YHA London St Paul's a great base for exploring the capital city. The Youth Hostel even boasts a dedicated classroom/meeting room which can be pre-booked for visiting school groups.

YHA Lee Valley

The perfect spot for an educational trip to London, YHA London Lee Valley offers six Scandinavian-style lodges on the waterfront in a stunning country park - and all this just a 1 hour 15 minute coach journey from Central London!

This unique property is made up of self-contained wooden lodges, which means that each building can be easily hired for sole use - great for small groups. Each lodge is locked separately by key card for added security and peace of mind during your school trip to London.

Please note that although we can offer full-board accommodation at Lee Valley, there will not be time for school groups to head back to the hostel from Central London for dinner before heading back out for an evening activity, therefore we usually recommend our half-board option (breakfast and packed lunch) for groups choosing to stay at Lee Valley

Safestay – Elephant and Castle

Safestay is a brand of luxury hostels offering school groups affordable, comfortable and stylish accommodation in landmark buildings and superb city centre locations. Each hostel reflects its own individual heritage and locale, while always delivering the unique and award winning Safestay standard of quality and service.

Safestay London Elephant and Castle is just a few minutes' walk from Elephant and Castle underground station, close to the River Thames. It's the ideal choice if you're looking for an alternative to the YHA hostels - at a price that won't break the bank. Safestay Elephant and Castle was the first Safestay Hostel to open in London and is located in John Smith House, the former 18th Century Labour Party headquarters. The building has been extensively renovated to the highest standards with beautiful interior designing! Please note that Safestay do not provide catering other than breakfast, therefore we are unable to offer a full board option if you're choosing to stay at any of the Safestay Hostels. Packed lunches can be delivered to the hostel from outside caterers for your students and teachers to enjoy during their trip.

Safestay – Holland Park

Safestay London Holland Park is ideally located in the heart of London, nestled within one of the capital's most prestigious parks. This stunning hostel consists of 3 buildings, including the East Wing of the park's original Jacobean building, which surrounds their private courtyard garden.

The property has been fully refurbished to the high standards for which Safestay is renowned. It is ideally located to explore the many attractions London has to offer, with Notting Hill, Portobello Road and the Royal Albert Hall on its doorstep. With dormitories designed for large parties (some with triple bunks!) and within a stone's throw from the Natural History and Science Museums, Safestay London Holland Park is great for school residential trips. Safestay at Holland Park is one of London's flagship hostels, and with fantastic sociable spaces, including the private garden, lounge and pool room, they’ve taken budget accommodation in the capital to new heights!

 

 

Prices (cost per pupil)Optional Extras (prices per pupil)

Prices from:
5 days/4 nights - £239
4 days/3 nights - £205
3 days/2 nights - £160
1 free member of staff for every 10 pupils. Additional staff members are charged at the same rate as pupils.

Prices include full-board accommodation at YHA Thameside, private executive return coach travel and the Fussell's Travel complete booking service.

Prices are based on a group size of 30 pupils and include 3 free supervising adult places.
A range of other accommodation is available.

• Theatre - from £18.50
• London Eye – £9.50
• London Dungeon - £10
• Tower of London - £3.75
• St Paul's Cathedral - £6
• Harry Potter Studio Tour - £14
• Legoland - £6.75
• Madame Tussaud's - £8.50
• River Cruise - £7.40
• Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace – free

• ScienceMuseum – free
• NaturalHistoryMuseum – free
• V&AMuseum – free
• British museum – free
• Imperial War museum – free
• HMS Belfast – free
• Cabinet War Rooms – free
• National Gallery – free
• Tate Gallery and Tate Modern – free
(admission prices based on 2013 rates)

Please note that the above list simply includes our more popular attractions with school groups. A great many other attractions are available in London. Please contact us for details of other attractions available. Many attractions also offer a range of workshops for school groups. When discussing your proposed itinerary, one of our consultants will be able to advise you on which workshops are available at particular attractions.

 

Sample itinerary (4 day London visit)

 Day 1Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Morning Journey to London Tower of London St Paul's Cathedral Science Museum
Afternoon Natural History Museum River Cruise + London Dungeon Imperial War Museum Journey back to School
Evening 4D Cinema & London Eye Theatre Visit Walking Tour of Central London  

Price - from £251 per pupil (based on a group size of 30 travelling between 1st November and 28th February). Includes all coach transport, full board accommodation at YHA Thameside and all the activities listed above.

Sample itinerary (3 day London visit)

 Day 1Day 2 Day 3
Morning Journey to London Tower of London St Paul's Cathedral
Afternoon Natural History Museum Science Museum & free science show Thames River Cruise & walking tour of Central London
Evening 4D Cinema & London Eye Theatre Visit Journey back to School

Price - from £215 per pupil (based on a group size of 30 travelling between 1st November and 28th February). Includes all coach transport, full board accommodation at YHA Thameside and all the activities listed above.

Sample itinerary (3 day London visit)

 Day 1Day 2 Day 3
Morning Journey to London St Paul's Cathedral - Themed visits & Dome Climb available Harry Potter Studio Tour at Warner Bros. Studio's or Legoland

Afternoon Science Museum & free science show Walking Tour of Central London
Evening 4D Cinema & London Eye Theatre Visit  Journey back to School

Price - from £201 per pupil (Legoland option) or £208 (Harry Potter option) based on a group size of 30 travelling between 1st November and 28th February. Includes all coach transport, full board accommodation at YHA Thameside and all the activities listed above.