School trips to London
The perfect cross-curricular destination, a school trip to London will bring your students face to face with some of the world's most famous landmarks and historical attractions including St Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. Home to some of the best museums and galleries in the world the learning opportunities are endless when you head to the capital. Your group can also enjoy the spacious parks and beautiful gardens which are scattered throughout the city.
- Free museums and galleries
- World famous Landmarks
- Cross-curricular destination
Why choose London?
Equity provides a range of options in London to suit all budgets.
N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price... Request a quote
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Below is a sample of excursions Equity can organise for your trip to London - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for London
Kensington Palace – Diana; her fashion story
This new exhibition will trace the evolution of the princess’s style, from demure, romantic outfits of her first public appearances, to the glamour, elegance and confidence of her later life. Complementing the dress exhibition, the garden has been planted with flowers and foliage, inspired by memories of the Princess’s life, image and style. Entry to the palace including the exhibition is free for those up to 15 years of age.
Night or day The London Eye offers spectacular views of London from high above the River Thames. Famous landmarks to be seen include Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey.
London Eye River Cruise
Before or after your flight, enjoy a unique 40 minute circular sightseeing cruise on the River Thames with fascinating live commentary that brings the city to life, presented by specialist guides. The River Cruise departs from the London Eye Millennium Pier, adjacent to the London Eye.
Millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains just as popular as it ever was. Mingle with your favourite celebrity wax figures at one of London's most famous attractions.
Tower of London
The Tower’s primary function was a fortress, royal palace and a prison, particularly for high status and royal prisoners, such as the Princes in the Tower and the future Queen Elizabeth the 1st. It has also served as a place of execution and torture, an armoury, a treasury, a zoo, the Royal Mint, a public records office, an observatory, and since 1303, the home of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom.
N.B. Minimum group size of 15
London hop on hop off bus tour
Explore all that London has to offer with ‘The Original London Sightseeing Tour’. The ticket allows you to hop-on & off all the guided open-top bus tour routes, it includes 3 free walking tours and a free Thames river cruise pass.
Seeing a West End show is a very popular tourist activity in London’s “Theatreland”, with over 13 million spectators per year. Along with New York's Broadway, West End theatre is considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English speaking world.
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Royal National Hotel
- Fantastic central location
- Great value accommodation in the heart of London
In terms of value and location the Royal National hotel is second to none in London.
Location: Located just off central Russell Square the hotel is opposite the British Museum and walking distance from the West End.
Facilities: As well as a sizeable restaurant the hotel also offers a cafe and bar area in the reception area as well as meeting rooms and a gift shop. The hotel is entirely wheelchair accessible.
Accommodation: Twin or triple rooms are normally offered for students with singles or twins for staff. All rooms are en-suite with televisions and tea & coffee making facilities.
Meals: Breakfast is served daily in the hotel’s restaurant and evening meals are also available.
- Great value central base for exploring London
- Ideal for groups on a budget
This popular hostel offers quite simply the best value central accommodation for student groups in the capital.
Location: A short walk from Russell Square the hostel is a stone’s throw from the West End and all of the city’s major attractions.
Facilities: Showers and toilet facilities on every floor. The hostel offers a restaurant and bar on-site as well as pool tables, meeting room and Wi-Fi.
Accommodation: Basic dorm room with 6, 8 and 12 bedded options for students. Single and twins available for staff. All rooms equipped with wash basins
Meals: Daily breakfast is served in the restaurant along with evening meals if required.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.
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Recommended Educational Trips to London
Equity can recommend London for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.