School and Educational Visits to Canterbury
Canterbury's attractions provide children with a wonderful opportunity to learn about our history, often with visual and hands-on activities and comprehensive educational packs.
Click on the links below to visit the attractions learning and education pages.
Canterbury Museums & Galleries
Canterbury Museums and Galleries have been delivering fun and inspiring schools workshops for over 20 years, bringing subjects to life as part of a rich, cross-cirricular experience.
Canterbury Cathedral has been witness to the passing centuries and, of course, the famous martyrdom of Thomas Becket. The Schools Department can help being its history to life as part of a wonderful cross-cirricular experience.
The Canterbury Tales
Activities for the classroom before and after your visit, engaging challenges during your trip and educational resourses to get the most out of your experince.
Howletts Wild Animal Park
Howletts is the perfect destination for exciting, educational and action packed days out. Get face to face with lions, tigers, black rhinos and our world famous family of western lowland gorillas to experience The Real Deal!
Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve
Environmental Education Pack available for teachers of Key stage 2, although some activities are adaptable for younger or older age groups.
Victory Wood is a place for a great walk set on the edge of the Blean Woodland area. The Woodland Trust has produced six free KS2 syllabus linked learning activity packs for Victory Wood to keep local schools enthusiastic, enjoying and learning about this important woodland creation site.
Bring your class to Wildwood for a unique learning experience! At Wildwood your students get out into the woods to experience the natural world at first hand. Set in ancient woodland just outside Canterbury, we hold a unique collection of British wildlife to inspire and enthuse your students.
The Westgate Parks are located to the north-west of Canterbury, with the landmark Westgate Towers forming the entrance to the Parks. The Westgate Parks are made up of four distinct areas which are interconnected physically and historically. These include: The Westgate Gardens, Tannery Fields, Toddler's Cove and Bingley Island Local Nature Reserve. The Great River Stour runs through the centre of the Park's linking the urban and rural landscape. The landscape is both rich in heritage and wildlife adn provides the perfect setting for outdoor learning for all ages.