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WW1 School History Trip to London

A WW1 history school trip to London will give your students the opportunity to learn more about life in wartime Britain.

London is home to a great variety of museums and monuments dedicated to the memory of the First World War. Visits to the National Army Museum and the Imperial War Museum will help your students to better understand the experience of soldiers during WW1.

You can also visit the Cenotaph at Westminster and the Flanders Fields Memorial Garden, where you can pay your respects as a group. These visits also offer the perfect opportunity to discuss the idea of remembrance and commemoration and why that continues to be important over 100 years after the war ended.

Sample itinerary

Day 1/2

MorningMorning

Travel to London

AfternoonAfternoon

Visit the Imperial War Museum

Visit the National Army Museum

EveningEvening

Evening meal at a city centre restaurant 

See a West End Show

Day 2/2

MorningMorning

Visit to the Cenotaph at Westminster

AfternoonAfternoon

Visit the Flanders Fields Memorial Garden and Wellington Arch

EveningEvening

Travel back to school

What's included?

  • tick icon1 night's bed and breakfast accommodation
  • tick icon49-seater executive coach
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:8
  • tick iconTickets to West End show
  • 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

Activities

Flanders Fields Memorial Garden

Flanders Fields Memorial Garden

The Flanders Field Memorial Garden is dedicated to those who fought in WW1 and is next to the Guards Chapel at the Welli… Read more

Imperial War Museum London

Imperial War Museum London

Through its exhibitions, collections and varied programmes, the Imperial War Museum London offers a stimulating and… Read more

National Army Museum

National Army Museum

The National Army Museum looks at the role that the British Army has played in the social and political life of the coun… Read more

Royal Air Force Museum London

Royal Air Force Museum London

The RAF Museum in London tells the story of the Royal Air Force. Located on the former Hendon Aerodrome which was… Read more

The National Archives

The National Archives

The National Archives is home to some of the nation's most iconic documents, some of which date back more than 1,000… Read more

Westminster Cenotaph

Westminster Cenotaph

The Cenotaph at Westminster has become the focal point for the nation's remembrance and commemoration events.  Ce… Read more

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Accommodation

Ramada London North
Wembley International Hotel
Ramada London North

Built in 2002, the London North M1 is one of the largest Ramada hotels in Europe. Free WiFi is available throughout the building.

Groups will stay in spacious twin rooms, all with a TV, air-conditioning and an en-suite bathroom.

Breakfast is served at the hotel every day, and the evening meal can be taken at their in-house Junction Restaurant, which offers a variety of international dishes. There are also vending machines for those who want a snack between meals.

Wembley International Hotel

The award-winning Wembley International Hotel offers rooms with air-conditioning, free WiFi, satellite TV, desks, safes and en-suite facilities.

Groups will stay in triples and quads, while group leaders are accommodated in twins.

The hotel restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and can provide packed lunches and breakfasts on request.

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