5 Awesome School Trip Ideas

1. A School Surfing Trip To Cornwall

There are few more exciting and exhilarating sports than surfing and where better to take your students to learn than to Newquay, the UK's surf capital. There are a huge amount of health benefits of surfing and a school surfing trip gives students the opportunity to learn about the coastline and marine biology, build confidence and self-esteem through team building on the beach, learn an awesome new sport, encourage a healthy lifestyle and build memories that last a lifetime. On school residential trip to Cornwall with First Wave Adventures Activity Centre in Newquay, students can learn to surf with world class tution through the Surfing GB Junior Surfing Scheme.

Price: £180-£280 (5 day residential)

Best for: Overall experience/school residentials

2. Go Ape With A Tree Top Adventure

Catering for up to 280 students and with 28 locations across the UK, an adrenaline packed day to Go Ape offers a fantastic opportunity to help students overcome fears and bond with their peers. 

Price: £20-£30

Best for: Overcoming fears and building confidence

3. A School Ski Trip To Europe

There are few more satisfying sports than skiing, and a school ski trip to Europe gives students a chance to not only learn a new sport and bond with their peers, but also to experience new cultures and languages.

Price: £500-£800

Best for: Those with a larger budget

4. Climb Mount Snowdon

The endorphin rush and exhilaration you get from reaching the peak on a trek such as the one at Mount Snowdon is huge. Challenge your students to push themselves physically and mentally and get the very best out of them with a day trip to Snowdonia. Located too far away from Snowdonia? No problem, trek Ben Nevis or Scafell Pike instead.

Price: £30-£40

Best for: Challenging students

5. Experience Down-Hill Zorbing

Only those who have experienced it will be able to tell you how awesome down-hill zorbing really is. You can experience both harness and hydro zorbing at one of the UK's many zorbing sites. Suitable for children aged 7 upwards, zorbing makes for a fantastic adrenaline packed school day trip. Decided to go on a school trip to Newquay with First Wave Adventures Activity Centre? They offer zorbing as part of their school trip packages!

Best for: Adrenaline packed day trips

Price: £20-£40