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WW2 School History Trip to London

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A school history trip to London with a focus on WW2 will give your students the opportunity to learn more about Churchill, the Blitz and what life was like in the city during the period.

London has so many fantastic museums and attractions to choose from that will help enhance your students’ understanding of WW2 and what life in wartime Britain was like.

You’ll be able to visit the Imperial War Museum, HMS Belfast, the Churchill War Rooms and the Jewish Museum. You can even take a walking tour focusing on the effects of the Blitz on the city!

Suggested Itinerary (2 days, 1 night)

Day 1/2



Travel to London



Visit HMS Belfast



Evening meal at a city centre restaurant

See a West End Show

Day 2/2



Visit the Churchill War Rooms



Visit the Imperial War Museum



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

Educational activities and visits

Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms

The Churchill War Rooms are a branch of the Imperial War Museum dedicated to Winston Churchill and how he and… Read More

HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast is a former Royal Navy Town-class light cruiser that now operates as a museum within the Imperial War… 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 memorable learning experience.The Museum… Read More

Jewish Museum London

Jewish Museum London

The Jewish Museum in London tells the story of British Jewish life, history and identity. You'll be able to learn… Read More

Cultural activities and visits

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen, as well as the administrative… Read More

Houses Of Parliament

Houses Of Parliament

Take a guided tour around the houses of Parliament where you will be able to see the Commons and Lords… Read More

London Eye

London Eye

The London Eye is the world’s biggest observation wheel. Situated on the South Bank of the Thames, it is the… Read More

Tower of London

Tower of London

There are dozens of amazing sights and activities at the Tower of London. Students can spend the day visiting the… Read More


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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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.

It is a wonderful city with lots of areas that young people can enjoy safely. — Bristol Grammar School, February 2019

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