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Primary School Trips to Birmingham

Taking a primary school trip to Birmingham offers the best of both worlds, combining learning and team building in a single visit.

With a rich industrial heritage, there's loads of history to explore on an educational tour. Plus, the city has a fantastic range of hands-on and outdoor activities, from Go Ape and Woodland Adventures to the Legoland Discovery Centre. 

As a trusted school tour provider, WST's experts can help you build a bespoke primary school trip. Putting your needs first, prioritising safety, and offering insider tips on the best things to buy in the Cadbury World shop.

Contact us today to get your quote. 

Itinerary

Day trip

Tour Day 1

Morning
Depart school for a day at Woodlands Adventure activity centre
Afternoon
Take part in a full day of exciting activities at Woodlands Adventure. Choose from climbing, abseiling, zip lines, raft building, canoeing and more
Evening
Depart for journey back to school

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Based on min 30, departure point within 2 hours of Birmingham

£95

2 day tour

Tour Day 1

Morning
Depart school for Birmingham
Afternoon
Visit to All Things Wild for a fun filled afternoon in the zoo, along with the ultimate dinosaur experience
Evening
Check in at accommodation. Enjoy evening meal at accommodation

Tour Day 2

Morning
Enjoy breakfast at hotel then make way to Woodlands Adventure
Afternoon
Take part in a full day of activities at Woodlands adventure. Choose from climbing, abseiling, zip lines, raft building, canoeing and more!
Evening
Depart for school

3 day tour

Tour Day 1

Morning
Depart school for Birmingham
Afternoon
Visit to All Things Wild for a fun filled afternoon in the zoo, along with the ultimate dinosaur experience
Evening
Check in at accommodation. Enjoy evening meal at accommodation

Tour Day 2

Morning
Enjoy breakfast at hotel then make way to Woodlands Adventure
Afternoon
Take part in a full day of activities at Woodlands adventure. Choose from climbing, abseiling, zip lines, raft building, canoeing and more!
Evening
Head back to your accommodation for dinner

Tour Day 3

Morning
Enjoy breakfast at hotel then head over to The Black Country Living Museum
Afternoon
Spend the day at The Black Country Living Museum where you'll learn all about the creation of the world’s first industrial landscape
Evening
After completing your visit to The Black Country Living Museum depart for school

Accommodation

Groups can choose to stay in the city centre or further outside the city in youth hostels or Premier Inn hotels

Study Visits

The Black Country Living Museum

The Black Country Living Museum tells the story of the creation of the world’s first industrial landscape. Shops, houses and workshops have been carefully reconstructed to preserve the character of the region and share real lives and real stories from the 1880s-1940s. The KS2 school trip educational package, ‘History Detectives’, poses your students an intriguing problem to solve, as they explore the site on a themed trail. 

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Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth Castle has been a major military stronghold, a royal palace, and an inspiration to writers and artists. It's the perfect destination for educational tours, covering a wide range of curriculum subjects such as English and History. Sessions designed for Key Stage 2 school trip groups include:

  • Medieval Castle Quest: Explore the castle, handle replica objects and complete hands-on challenges to answer questions about attack and defence in the medieval period.
  • Life in a Castle: Your primary school class will become history detectives, investigating the castle to find evidence that it was once a home for many people, and how it differs to the way we live today.

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Warwick Castle

The famous Warwick Castle's range of activities bring 1,100 years of history vividly to life.

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National Sea Life Centre

Perfect for introducing pupils to a range of scientific topics, and encouraging curiosity about marine phenomena in the natural world, the Sea Life Centre’s school programme has been designed to support several core elements of the National Curriculum.

Pupils will come 'face-to-fin' with over 2,000 creatures, meeting goofy Gentoo penguins in their Antarctic Ice Cave, before heading to the interactive rock pools to feel a real starfish!

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Cadbury World

Cadbury World offers a unique experience that gives fascinating insight into the rich heritage of the nation's favourite chocolate brand. A variety of zones showcase their history, chocolate making, and now include the 4D Chocolate Adventure cinema experience.

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Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum

Thinktank, Birmingham's award winning science museum, offers an enlightening and fun packed day.

From steam engines and talking robots through to gurgling guts and a chocolate wrapping machine, Thinktank has over 200 hands-on displays on science and technology. Plus incredible shows that allow you to travel through the human body; dive under the ocean; shrink to the size of an atom or allow yourself to be immersed completely in music and light.

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Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park is home to a unique collection of animals from across the world, including Red Pandas, lemurs, reptiles, meerkats, otters, birds, wallabies and a large collection of monkeys.

Some of the animals are endangered in the wild, and the park plays an important role in conservation by participating in endangered species breeding programmes.

Book school tickets to Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Why is white chocolate white, but milk chocolate brown? How do pineapples grow? From which plant can both houses and clothing be made? Why do cactus plants look so strange? What is a tenrec?

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens offer primary school education trips like no other. Explore the unique glasshouses and spectacular gardens for an exciting outdoor learning adventure! They also offer a wide range of exciting, interactive teaching sessions that teachers can choose from to help support classroom learning.

Arrange a school visit to Birmingham Botanical Gardens now

Cultural Visits

Woodlands Adventure

Woodland Adventure provides a structured, safe and controlled environment for your pupils to face new challenges and develop new skills to support their self confidence and engagement in learning back in the classroom. Activities include: Climbing & abseiling, assult course, zip lines, canoeing & kayaking, bushcraft and archery. 

All Things Wild

All Things Wild combines a zoo, where you’ll discover over 50 different species, including meerkats, lemurs, porcupines, squirrel monkeys, wallabies, capybara and more, with a dinosaur experience and 30 acres of indoor and outdoor space to explore. 

Go Ape, Coventry

Set in the 500-acres of Coombe Country Park Go Ape Coventry offers the best of high rope antics. 

For the Treetop Adventure activity you buddy-up with a friend to navigate the tricky crossings together or show off your best tree-climbing skills as you soar through the sky with your hands free to proudly wave from the speedy zip wire.

Go Ape, Cannock

Go Ape Cannock lies in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has nearly 1,500 metres of tree-to-tree crossings on our Challenge course.

For the Treetop Adventure activity you buddy-up with a friend to navigate the tricky crossings together or show off your best tree-climbing skills as you soar through the sky with your hands free to proudly wave from the speedy zip wire.

Legoland Discovery Centre, Birmingham

Through creative play and collaboration with LEGO Education, your class will discover high quality educational experiences that prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s world.

Your pupils can also get hands-on learning from a range of interactive activities including our Build & Test zone, Earthquake Tables and Birmingham's very own Miniland!

Book your primary school trip to Birmingham now.