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A history school trip to Dover Castle and Kent offers your students the opportunity to explore and understand WW2 from a local perspective, to see what life was like in Britain during wartime.
You’ll visit some of the sites where Hurricanes and Spitfires took off for battle, studying the wreckages of the planes to see how developments in weaponry and transport affected the war. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about the experience of aircrews at the time.
You’ll also be able to visit secret underground tunnels, where people sheltered from the frequent air raids during the Battle of Britain. You’ll experience an authentic wartime hospital, stand on board a WW2 Destroyer and learn more about the impact of the Second World War on the local area by visiting a variety of historically significant sites.
Depart school and travel to Kent
Visit to Dover Castle
Visit to Battle of Britain Memorial
Visit to the Battle of Britain Museum
Check in to accommodation
Evening meal at accommodation
Breakfast at accommodation
Visit to the Spitfire and Hurricane Museum
Visit to the Ramsgate Tunnels
Return to school
- 1 night's half-board accommodation
- 49-seater executive coach
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Itinerary planning service
- Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
- VAT at current rate to tour operators
- Visit to Dover Castle
Battle of Britain Memorial
The Battle of Britain Memorial is a monument to aircrew who flew in the Battle of Britain.…
Explore and experience Dover Castle and learn about the dramatic rescue of British and…
Explore the UK's largest network of civilian wartime tunnels. As bombs destroyed the town…
Spitfire and Hurricane Museum
Both the Spitfire and the Hurricane were iconic war planes used by the British during WW2.…
YHA Canterbury is set in a beautiful Victorian villa, and is just a short distance to the coast and Canterbury Cathedral. It offers 15 rooms split over 4 floors.
Well positioned for exploring the historic area including the Battle of Britain Memorial and the Ramsgate Tunnels.
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