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Possible Excursions


  • Brownsea Island – a small island located in Poole Harbour, famous for its wildlife and in particular the rare red squirrel. On the island there is the opportunity to enjoy a guided walk or take part in an orienteering trail.

  • Poole Museum – a museum dedicated to the history of Poole in particular it’s maritime and trade history.

  • Harbour Tour – a trip round Poole’s famous harbour and along the Jurassic Coast.



  • Oceanarium – an underwater world of discovery with sea life from around the world.


Corfe Castle:

  • A chance to visit the ruins of Corfe Castle and to gain an insight into its importance during the English Civil War

Jurassic Coast:

  • Visit the beautiful village of Lulworth and visit the famous Durdle Door

Poole Harbour

Portsmouth – a city on the South Coast with a rich naval history being home to the British Navy:

  • HMS Victory – Nelson’s flagship used in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. It is possible to view the ship as well as visit a small museum dedicated to the ship and the Battle of Trafalgar. Included in the visit is The Trafalgar Experience, a walk through multimedia show which brings the battle to life.

  • The Mary Rose Museum – a new museum dedicated to the Tudor ship that sank in 1545 before being raised in 1982. The museum houses not only artefacts taken from the ship but also the ship itself where visitors have the opportunity to see the restoration work.

  • Action Stations – An interactive museum focusing on bringing the Royal Navy and modern naval technology to life. As well as having the opportunity to fly a helicopter in the simulator students also learn the science of the sea through 27 exciting interactive activities.


Salisbury – a small yet beautiful city:

  • Salisbury Cathedral – one of the finest cathedrals in Britain, with the tallest spire in the country, it is also home to one of the four original copies of the Magna Carta. A visit to the Cathedral includes a guided tour which can be tailored to cover specific topics such as the Magna Carta. There is also the possibility to include a 1 hour workshop where students learn hands on ancient printing or book binding techniques.

  • Stonehenge– from Salisbury it is possible to visit the ancient, prehistoric monument. As well as the monument itself there is a new visitor centre with an exhibition of the story of Stonehenge


Bath – a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its rich history and impressive architecture:

  • Roman Baths – One of the best preserved Roman sites in the world, the Roman Baths have provided an essential source of water to the city of Bath throughout its history.

  • Jane Austen Centre – a museum offering a snapshot view of life in Bath during the author’s life.


Weymouth – a seaside town on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast:

  • SeaLife Adventure Park and Tower. The Adventure Park offers students the opportunity to see over 1000 sea animals and creatures, many of which are endangered. Students can either explore the park on their own or with a guided tour. The Tower offers breath-taking views of the Dorset Coastline from 53m high.

  • Sandworld – a unique exhibition of sand sculptures created by artists from around the world based on different themes each year (2014: Literary Sands). Please note that Sandworld can only be included in programs from April to October.


Winchester – a small city with a rich history which can easily be explored:

  • Winchester Cathedral – one of Britain’s largest cathedrals. A guided tour can be arranged.

  • The Great Hall – a fine example of medieval English architecture the Great Hall houses the Round Table made famous by the legend of King Arthur.

Other possible activities around Bournemouth and Poole include a trip to the cinema, a visit to a local theme park, swimming, water sports and climbing activities.





Bournemouth is conveniently located just over 2 hours from London, making it an ideal place for a day trip. Once in London it is possible to visit any of the top attractions including:

  • London Eye

  • London Dungeons

  • Buckingham Palace (August – September only)

  • Madame Tussards

  • The Natural History Museum

  • The Victoria & Albert Museum

  • The Globe Theatre (Shakespeare’s Globe)

  • Tower of London


As part of any trip to London we can arrange a walking tour through the city to include:


  • Houses of Parliament

  • Downing Street

  • Westminster Abbey

  • Buckingham Palace

  • Piccadilly Circus

  • Covent Garden


We can also include some free time to allow students to go shopping either at Oxford Street, Camden Market or Covent Garden.



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