UKEdMag: Top 100 UK Destinations for School Trips

-It’s great to get out of the classroom and explore the world beyond, so we asked the UKEdChat communities to nominate their favourite destinations for a school trip (based in the UK). We were able to come up with a list of 100 top destinations, including a Top 5 (scroll down for link) of the most nominated…

From the May 2014 edition of UKEdMagazine. Click here to read the article in full.

(In alphabetical order)

  1. Anglesey Sea Zoo, Anglesey
  2. BBC Tour, Salford
  3. Beamish Museum, County Durham
  4. Big Pit National Coal Museum, Torfaen
  5. Blackpool Zoo, Blackpool
  6. Blencathra Field Centre, Cumbria
  7. British Museum, London
  8. Cadbury World, Birmingham
  9. Caerphilly Castle, South Wales
  10. Cambridge Museum of Technology, Cambridge
  11. Canterbury Cathedral, Kent
  12. Carreg Adventure, Swansea
  13. Carrickfergus Castle, Antrim
  14. Cheddar Gorge, Somerset
  15. Chester Cathedral, Cheshire
  16. Chester Zoo, Chester
  17. Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire
  18. Colchester Castle, Essex
  19. Colchester Zoo, Essex
  20. Congleton Museum - WW2 Evacuee Experience, Congleton, Stoke-On-Trent
  21. Dan yr Ogof National Showcaves of Wales, Powys
  22. Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
  23. Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh
  24. Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire
  25. Fairplay House, Essex
  26. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  27. Giant’s Causeway, Antrim
  28. Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow
  29. Hampton Court Palace, Surrey
  30. HMS Belfast, London
  31. HMS Victory, Hampshire
  32. Imperial War Museum, London
  33. TripsSponsor1Imperial War Museum - Duxford, Cambridgeshire
  34. Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Cheshire
  35. JORVIK Viking Centre, York
  36. Kew Gardens, London
  37. King Arthurs Labyrinth, Powys
  38. Kingswood Outdoor Edu & Adventure Centres, Kent
  39. Knowsley Safari Park, Merseyside
  40. Leeds Castle, Kent
  41. Legoland Windsor, Berkshire
  42. London Science Museum, London
  43. London Zoo, London
  44. Longleat Safari & Adventure Park, Wiltshire
  45. Lowther Castle, Cumbria
  46. Manchester Airport Runway Visitor Park
  47. Marsh Farm - Animal Adventure Park, Essex
  48. Museum of Childhood, London
  49. National Museam of Scotland, Edinburgh
  50. National Museum Cardiff, South Wales
  51. National Portrait Gallery, London
  52. National Space Centre, Leicester
  53. Natural History Museum, London
  54. Norwich Castle, Norfolk
  55. Nottingham Castle, Nottingham
  56. Orielton Field Centre, Pembroke
  57. Palace of Westminster, London
  58. Paultons Park, Hampshire
  59. Roald Dahl Story Centre, Buckinghamshire
  60. Rockley Watersports, Dorset
  61. Roman Baths, Somerset
  62. Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon
  63. Royal Air Force Museum London, London
  64. Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London
  65. Sea Life Adventure Aquarium, Essex
  66. TripsSponsor2Sea Life London Aquarium, London
  67. Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Cambridge
  68. Shakespeare’s Globe, London
  69. Slapton Ley Field Centre, Devon
  70. South Lakes Safari Zoo, Cumbria
  71. South London Botanical Institute, London
  72. South Penquite Farm, Cornwall
  73. St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff
  74. Stirling Castle, Stirling
  75. Stonehenge, Wiltshire
  76. Sutton Hoo, Suffolk
  77. Tate Britain, London
  78. Techniquest, Cardiff Bay
  79. The Cutty Sark, London
  80. The Eden Project, Cornwall
  81. The Mary Rose, Hampshire
  82. The National Gallery, London
  83. The Navan Centre, Co Armagh
  84. The Tower of London, London
  85. The Wellcome Collection, London
  86. Tilbury Fort, Essex
  87. Titanic Belfast, Belfast
  88. Tring Natural History Museum, Hertfordshire
  89. Ufton Court Educational Trust, Berks
  90. Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  91. Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studios Tour, Herts
  92. Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Chichester
  93. Welsh Wildlife Centre, Pembrokeshire
  94. Westminster Abbey, London
  95. Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire
  96. Whitemoor Lakes, Staffordshire
  97. Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre, Norwich
  98. Warwick Castle, Warwick
  99. Windsor Castle, Berkshire
  100. Woburn Safari Park, Bedfordshire

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