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School Art Trip to Cornwall

A school art trip to Cornwall will help stimulate your students love of art, through in a stay in the beautiful St. Ives.

Artists have been drawn to St. Ives since the 19th century including world-famous figures such as Barbara Hepworth and Alfred Wallis. The harbour, beaches and fisherman’s cottages are so picturesque it’s no wonder that this scenic town has inspired so many.

St. Ives is full of artist studios, galleries and institutions such the Tate St. Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Museum, making it the perfect location for your next school art trip in the UK.


Sample itinerary

Day 1/3


Depart school and travel to St. Ives


Time for local familiarisation on foot.

Explore the local beaches and scenery - the perfect opportunity for a sketching session!


Check in to accommodation, followed by evening meal 

Day 2/3


Visit Tate St. Ives where a variety of tours and workshops for school groups can be booked


Visit the Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden


Evening meal at accommodation

Day 3/3


Breakfast at accommodation. 

Depart St. Ives and drive to the Eden Project


Enjoy a 2 hour art and design workshop at the Eden Project before heading home


Arrive back at school

What's included?

  • tick icon2 nights' half-board accommodation
  • tick icon49-seater executive coach
  • tick iconAccess to the Vamoos app to download all tour-related travel documents
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:8
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconVAT at current rate to tour operators


Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden

Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden

Visits here are organised in conjunction with Tate St Ives as a combi-ticket. Visitors are able to explore the work and… Read more

Eden Project

Eden Project

The Eden Project is an educational charity, social enterprise and visitor attraction located close to St. Austell in Cor… Read more

Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives is one of the four Tate Galleries across the UK and in 2017 was refurbished and extended. The Tate St Ives… Read more

Wookey Hole Caves

Wookey Hole Caves

Located in the heart of Somerset you'll find the largest show-caves in England - Wookey Hole. As well as the stunning… Read more

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Cohort Hostel
Cohort Hostel

Your students will be completely inspired by a stay in St Ives. Whether travelling for Art, Geography or a multi activity trip the Cohort Hostel is a perfect base for your school parities.  Situated right in the heart of the town, just a few minutes walk away from the beach and within easy access of many visits and excursions.  Offering 58 beds in total and shared facilities, a TV/Movie Room, table football, free WIFI and outdoor courtyard.  Students will be well fed, as full catering can also be provided.   


Northampton High School, February 2019

The trip was a success. Thanks to all those who helped it to be so. The modern hotel in particular worked well for us and the staff were exceptionally helpful; all bookings for visits etc. proceeded very smoothly, as did the transfers.

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