School Trips & Tours to Liverpool

A city bursting with culture and heritage, school trips to Liverpool allow students to delve into the city’s rich artistic history. Home to the UK’s largest collection of museums and galleries outside of London, there are plenty of fascinating study visits which promise to capture your pupils’ imaginations. A trip to the Tate Liverpool, a gallery filled with contemporary and thought-provoking pieces, provides the perfect opportunity for your students to analyse a range of modern art. Expect to see controversial collections, exciting exhibitions and works by numerous acclaimed artists.

We offer the following exhilarating school trips to Liverpool:

Top Attractions

Tate Liverpool


This vast gallery is an excellent resource for art and design students outside of London. With works by a number of world-renowned artists spread across flour floors, Liverpool school trips to this magnificent gallery allow pupils to get to grips with a number of different artistic styles, mediums and influences. Keep an eye on the Tate Liverpool’s ever-changing itinerary of captivating exhibitions and lectures to ensure your students don’t miss out on any of the must-see events.

Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT)

An art and design school trip to Liverpool wouldn’t be complete without a trip to FACT. The leading media arts centre in the UK, FACT brings together art and technology to create a number of scintillating exhibitions which are sure to spark up discussions with your students. Housing three galleries and four exhibitions each year, the foundation showcases some of the most groundbreaking new media art and digital works from around the world.

Open Eye Gallery


The only gallery in the North West entirely dedicated to photography, the Open Eye Gallery is a fantastic place for budding photographers to gather inspiration and research their medium. Host to a number of compelling exhibitions, the gallery aims to explore our unique connection with photography, as well as the medium’s ability to tell stories and celebrate diversity.


We work with a number of popular accommodation establishments in Liverpool, including YHA Hostels and Premier Inn, and have options to suit a range of budgets and preferences. Get in touch with our destination experts to discuss which type of accommodation will be best suited to your school group.


At WST, we can arrange a board basis to match your school’s preferences, ranging from Bed and Breakfast to Full Board. If you’d rather get a flavour of the diverse range of restaurants in Liverpool, we can recommend plenty of places suitable for school groups, as well as book these on your behalf.

Hidden Gems

The Bluecoat

Renowned as Liverpool’s hub for contemporary arts, The Bluecoat showcases talent from across a range of art forms, including music, dance and literature. The centre is also home to an impressive Post-impressionist collection, featuring pieces by the likes of Picasso, Van Gough and Cézanne. Students can exercise their creativity by exploring the vast array of art on display, as well as examine how techniques have evolved over time.

Victoria Gallery & Museum


Boasting a revolving programme of contemporary art exhibitions, the Victoria Gallery and Museum is actually sister to the Natural History Museum in London. The museum displays a selection of unnerving artefacts, such as skeletons, fossils and taxidermy, while the gallery is home to a few special collections.

Walker Art Gallery

Boasting an impressive collection of sculptures and paintings, the Walker Art Gallery showcases art dating back to the 13th century. Ideal for students looking to evaluate classic artistic techniques, the exhibition features Victorian galleries lined with traditional wallpapers, and is one of Liverpool’s top tourist attractions.

Why WST?

At WST, we’ll work with you to plan a school trip to Liverpool that meets your students’ specific learning objectives. Our in-house subject and destination experts know all our school tour destinations inside out, ensuring they can always offer you tailored advice about everything from choosing the right accommodation to selecting the right study visits. Here are just some of the reasons many teachers choose to travel with us:

  • We’ll book each element of your Liverpool school trip on your behalf, so you can spend more time focusing on your students
  • We have a 24 hour emergency response service, so that should any issues arise during your school tour, we can rectify them as soon as possible
  • We’ve won Best School Tour Operator at the School Travel Awards four years running, an award voted for by teachers
  • We’re the only school travel company to hold a Government Standard Customer Service Excellence Award

If you’d like to book your next school trip with us, get in touch using our contact form or give us a call on 01253 441 900, and one of our travel team will be happy to help.

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