We have put together our top tips for a school trip to Hever Castle, to make the most of your visit.
Last year Hever Castle welcomed over 20,000 children eager to find out more about the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.
A school trip to Hever Castle & Gardens offers an informative educational visit for UK and overseas groups and provides a stimulating opportunity for learning outside the classroom.
Top tips for a school trip: Plan your package
Our Group Visits Coordinator will be happy to talk through the best type of visit to suit your class learning objectives and budget.
Choose to book a private guided tour of the Castle, a free-flow visit where you can lead your class around the Castle and Gardens at your own pace, or include a workshop or pre-booked multimedia guide for children.
Top tips for a school trip: Book early to avoid disappointment
A school trip to Hever Castle can be popular thanks to its history and proximity to London and the south east so book early to ensure you get the package you want.
Top tips for a school trip: Plan your catering
A full day out can work up an appetite. There are two restaurants available on site as well as kiosks for quick snacks on the go. Or bring a picnic and soak up the atmosphere in the 125 acre grounds or on a rainy day book the Think Tank classroom (subject to availability).
Top tips for a school trip: Arrange your free pre-visit
Once a school trip to Hever Castle has been booked, teachers are encouraged to make a preliminary visit and to download the School Pack.
Please ring 01732 861701 to arrange a date so that a maximum of 2 complimentary tickets can be made available. (These tickets cannot be used on the day of the group visit). The School Pack includes a host of classroom resources, teacher’s notes, maps, and health and safety information.
Top tips for a school trip: Plan your visit
Top tips for a school trip: Have a great day
Now you have planned your perfect school trip to Hever Castle all that is left is for staff and pupils to have an amazing time!