History Trips to Liverpool

Who's it for?

  • Secondary School

Curriculum Included

Key Highlights

  • Walking tour of the city visiting key sites linked to Liverpool’s role in the Transatlantic Traffic in Enslaved Africans
  • Take a River Explorer Cruise on the Mersey Ferry
  • Free time exploring the Royal Albert Dock
For prices, request
a quote below
Get a quote for this trip
Or call WST on 01253 441900
Get a quote for this trip

About this trip

The iconic city of Liverpool offers a great opportunity for students to explore history.

Our bespoke history tours to Liverpool feature a whole host of activities, including expert workshops, that relate to your learning objectives, while helping your students to create exciting case studies for upcoming examinations.

If you're studying one of the GCSE Thematic Studies which focus on Migration in Britain over the past 1000 years, we've just launched a brand new tour which will pick up on many of the key themes of this module. Why not take a look at the itineraries for our 1 and 2 day tours.

Sample Itinerary

Use our sample itinerary to help picture what your trip could look like. Our itineraries are flexible, visits and timings will be planned based on your needs.

Select an itinerary:

Sample itinerary for a 1 day trip

Day 1
Morning

Depart for Liverpool. Visit the International Slavery Museum for a guided tour and workshops

Afternoon

Meet your local guide for a walking tour of the city and key sites linked to Liverpool’s role in the Transatlantic Traffic in Enslaved Africans

Evening

Depart for school

Sample itinerary for a 2 day trip

Day 1
Morning

Depart for Liverpool

Afternoon

Meet your local guide for a walking tour of the city and key sites linked to Liverpool’s role in the Transatlantic Traffic in Enslaved Africans

Evening

Check in to accommodation. Evening meal in the city

Day 2
Morning

Visit the International Slavery Museum for a guided tour and workshops

Afternoon

Check in for your River Explorer Cruise - Mersey Ferry. Enjoy some free time exploring the Royal Albert Dock

Evening

Depart for school

Trip Details

Educational Visits In Liverpool

Other Study Visits

  • Old Dock Experience
    The Old Dock was constructed in 1715 at the mouth of the Pool but, with increasing numbers of ships using the port, it was struggling to cope. In 1708 the merchants who controlled Liverpool Corporation employed Thomas Steers, one of Britain's leading canal engineers, to find a solution.
  • Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered’ Gallery
    Located in the basement of the Merseyside Maritime Museum the gallery allows you to enter the world of the Customs officer – a dark and unseen world of smuggling, intrigue and danger. One of the key themes is anti-smuggling. This includes detective work, crime fighting, patrolling frontiers and investigation. In uncovering this story you will reveal some of the clever tactics of the criminal, and discover some of the methods to catch them.
  • Museum of Liverpool
    The world’s first national museum devoted to the history of a regional city and the largest newly-built national museum in Britain for more than a century. Exhibits showcase popular culture and tackle social, historical and contemporary issues of Liverpool’s region in an accessible, engaging manner. More than 6,000 objects bring Liverpool’s incredible heritage to life, celebrating thousands of years of the city’s achievements.

Ready to start planning your trip?

We can include specific visits in your itinerary, additional visits can be added based on the trip length and needs of the curriculum or teacher.

Get A Quote

Other Cultural Visits

  • The British Music Experience
    The newest addition to Liverpool's colourful music offering, moving to its permanent home in the first-class passenger lounge of the iconic Cunard Building. This is a fun-packed interactive journey through popular music from the end of the second world to the present day charting musical milestones from the birth of rock and roll to the punk revolution to pop icons.
  • The Liverpool FC Story
    At Liverpool Football Club's interactive museum, The Liverpool FC Story, visitors can discover over 120 years of LFC history and explore football, past and present, with the help of state of the art technology and never seen before displays. Also at the museum, visitors can take a tour through the Halls of Fame.
  • Liverpool ONE
    A spectacular shopping destination near the waterfront, where you’ll find the biggest and best range of Liverpool shops. Located at the heart of the city centre. Liverpool ONE is a shopping experience that has something for everyone.

Ready to start planning your trip?

We can include specific visits in your itinerary, additional visits can be added based on the trip length and needs of the curriculum or teacher.

Get A Quote

Why choose WST for School Trips?

At WST the customer is at the heart of everything we do. A strong set of values runs right from the core of our business. We believe that this is what makes us stand out from the crowd.

Best travel company I have used in 30 years teaching and running trips.
Reading Blue Coat School
WST Partners & Accreditations
ATOL
STF
ABTA
LOTC
Commercial Supporter Logo BLACK NO BACKGROUND COMPRESSED
6 X Winner No Edge

Get a quote today and let’s start our journey together

Get an individual quote for this trip from our expert team of trip planners. We’ll get back to you within 24 hours.
1
Trip Type
2
Trip Details
3
Your Details

Please select a type of trip below:

Need to speak to an expert?

Live Chat

The quickest way to speak to an expert

Speak to an expert now

We just need a few more details

Get an individual quote for this trip from our expert team of trip planners. We’ll get back to you within 24 hours.
1
Trip Type
2
Trip Details
3
Your Details

Your Enquiry

Your Trip with WST
Destination
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Subject
Day Trips... (+1 more)
Select a quote for a different trip

Need to speak to an expert?

Live Chat

The quickest way to speak to an expert

Speak to an expert now
Your information is stored securely

Lastly, how should we contact you?

Get an individual quote for this trip from our expert team of trip planners. We’ll get back to you within 24 hours.
1
Trip Type
2
Trip Details
3
Your Details

Your Enquiry

Your trip with
Trip type(s)
Destination
Subject
Group size
Travel date
Trip duration
Level
Course type
Budget
Requirements
Select a quote for a different trip

Need to speak to an expert?

Live Chat

The quickest way to speak to an expert

Speak to an expert now
Your information is stored securely

Thank you for requesting a quote with

You’re one step closer to your trip

Your Enquiry has been received by , our school trips provider.

We’ll get back to you within 24 hours via your email or by phone on .

Your trip with
Trip type
Destination
Subject
Group size
Travel date
Trip duration
Level
Course level
Budget
Requirements

Thank you for requesting a quote with

Whoops

There was a problem submitting your details.

Please contact us or try again later.

Support and resources for planning your trip

We have been operating school tours for over 35 years so we know a thing or two about planning a school trip. One of the benefits of this is that we have an abundance of knowledge and supporting documents to share with you. In our resources area you will find everything you need for your school trip planning:

  • Frequently asked questions
  • Parent letters
  • Brochures
  • Insurance documents
  • Risk assessment documents
  • Planning tips
View All School Trip Resources

Featured Resource

A Guide To Risk Assessment

You need to know you can book with a tour operator who has everything covered for you.

This guide will assist you completing your own risk assessments covering areas such as:

  • What is a risk assessment
  • Event specific risk assessments
  • Emergency procedures
Find out more - download our guide

Still unsure? Contact our trip planning experts for help

Our team of destination specialists will help you find the perfect trip for your group's study needs.

Contact Us