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School Art Trip to Liverpool

A school art trip to Liverpool will give your students the chance to explore the huge amount of art and culture available in this vibrant city.

Did you know that Liverpool has more museums and galleries than any other UK city, other than London? There are so many, in fact, that you’ll be spoilt for choice in terms of which to include in your itinerary. It’s no surprise that it was named European Capital of Culture in 2008.

The Tate Liverpool is unmissable and was the largest exhibition space in the UK dedicated to modern art, until the Tate Modern opened. And the Walker Art Gallery houses one of the largest art collections outside of London. Its also home to one of the world’s most impressive permanent collections of pre-Raphaelite art.

Suggested Itinerary (2 days, 1 night)

Day 1/2



Depart school and travel to Liverpool

Visit Tate Liverpool followed by time around Albert Dock for lunch



Visit to Walker Art Gallery

Visit to Antony Gormley's 'Another Place' at Crosby Beach



Check in to accommodation

Evening meal at accommodation

Day 2/2



Breakfast at accommodation

Visit the Open Eye Gallery




Visit the Lady Lever Art Gallery

Late afternoon drive home with option to stop at St. Helen's to see Plensa's Dream sculpture



Return to school

What's included?

  • tick icon1 night's half-board accommodation
  • tick icon49-seater executive coach
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:8
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconVamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • tick iconVAT at current rate to tour operators

Educational activities and visits

Another Place

Another Place

These spectacular sculptures by Antony Gormley are on Crosby beach. Another Place consists of 100 cast-iron, life-size figures spread out… Read More

FACT Liverpool

FACT Liverpool

The Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (FACT) is the UK’s leading organisation for the exhibition of art and film… Read More

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Set in the lovely garden village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral, the Lady Lever Art Gallery offers a fascinating… Read More

Open Eye Gallery Liverpool

Open Eye Gallery

This fantastic photography gallery and archive is a must-visit for any groups with an interest in photography. The archive alone… Read More

Plensa's Dream

Plensa's Dream

This striking permanent sculpture is by Jaume Plensa and takes the form of a girl’s head, with her eyes closed… Read More

Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool

Housed in a converted warehouse on Liverpool’s Albert Dock, the Tate Liverpool houses an impressive collection of British modern and… Read More

Walker Art Gallery

Walker Art Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery houses one of the largest art collections in England outside London. Promoted as the ‘National Gallery… Read More


YHA Liverpool
YHA Liverpool

YHA Liverpool is a modern, purpose-built property with excellent facilities for groups - four star rated by Visit Britain.Breakfast is buffet style and there is restaurant on the premises that is open for dinner from 5.30 - 7.30pm daily. Meals are prepared and cooked by a fully qualified chef.Most of the bedrooms are en-suite.The Youth Hostel has a games room, TV room and Internet Access. There is also a shop on-site with a Laundry Room.

Supporting you every step of the way

1 Creating Your Perfect Trip

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2 Launching your trip to parents and students

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3 After you've booked

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4 While you're away

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5 After your trip

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Need help?

Laura Lucas — Tour Adviser

Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.

This trip is perfect for our pupils. There’s so much to do and see, we add in new activities every year as we uncover ever more attractions. — John Mason School

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