Burghley House | Trips for schools Stamford near Peterborough

Learning & School Visits

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Get ready for a range of fun and engaging educational activities

Burghley is a historical and inspiring venue for learning. The House, Gardens and wider Estate are rich in opportunities to create memorable experiences and spark imaginations.

Choose from a selection of themed days and workshops developed to target specific National Curriculum areas or let us help you pick from a wide range of activity options to create a day tailored to your group's individual requirements.

School visits to Burghley include

  • Activities led by fully trained Burghley House Education Team
  • Use of appropriate indoor or outdoor classroom areas for activities and picnic lunches
  • All equipment and materials
  • Full risk assessments for all activities
  • Wide range of subjects and locations covered including; history, natural sciences, art and literacy
  • Toilet facilities including accessible toilets
  • Generous free places allowance for accompanying adults

Price per child per day is £8.50 with a minimum charge of £170.

Self-guided Gardens only visits are available at £6 person.

All workshops last approximately 1 hour unless otherwise stated.

Take a look at the range of activities we can offer to different age groups below.

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Key Stage 1

Learning sessions for Key Stage 1 pupils.

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Key Stage 2

Learning sessions for Key Stage 2 pupils.

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Key Stage 3

Learning sessions for Key Stage 3 pupils.

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Key Stage 4

Learning sessions for Key Stage 4 pupils.

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Post 16

Learning sessions for Post 16 pupils.

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Online Learning Resources

We have created an array of online and digital resources so no matter where you are, you can always learn that little bit more about Burghley.

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Workshops at your school

Historically themed workshops led by our expert team for schools to enjoy. Burghley's experienced costumed leaders will guide learners through carefully planned sessions - designed to be engaging, enlightening and fun!

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Plan your visit

Get in touch with our dedicated Education Team to start planning your trip to Burghley.

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