Educational Visits

Curriculum Learning

A visit to Bosworth can be used to deliver against learning outcomes at all Key Stages, as well as for students studying History at GCSE and AS/A2 Level.

Visits will support children with a wide variety of learning styles, as well as covering science, history and citizenship. There are a range of activities to choose from which will ensure you are able to meet your curriculum needs.

Learning Sessions

We offer a number of cross-curricular learning sessions for students visiting Bosworth as well as outreach sessions at your venue, which are available throughout the year.

Click here for Key Stage 1-2 activities

Click here for Key Stage 3-4 activities

Click here for Key Stage 5, Further & Higher Education 

Click here for Outreach activities

We aim to make your visit to Bosworth easy and straightforward.  From the moment you arrive until you leave, you will be greeted by friendly, uniformed, professional staff who are there to assist you so you can concentrate on getting the most out of the visit for your students.

Facilities include ample parking, picnic areas, child-friendly toilets and a dedicated Education Room for special events and workshops.

Coach parking at Bosworth is FREE when booked as part of an educational visit. Disabled parking is located behind the Tithe Barn Cafe.

Facilities

We aim to make your visit to Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre easy and straightforward.  From the moment you arrive until the moment you leave you will be greeted by friendly and professional staff who will help you get the most out of your visit.

Facilities: we have a car park, picnic area and child-friendly toilets.

Coach parking is FREE when booked as part of an educational visit.

We have a 3 cabins for schools to eat their lunches and there is plenty of space for schools to eat their lunch in the Country Park.

Making a Booking

Our educational visits are available February to December, however we encourage groups to book as early as possible, to ensure your choice of activities and dates are available. Please contact us in the first instance on 01455 290429 to check availability.

Make an enquiry or a provisional booking for an Educational Visit

Please let us know in advance if your students have any special requirements. We will do all we can to meet their needs.

We encourage all teachers to make a free pre-visit to the site. Please contact us in advance to arrange your visit, by calling 01455 290429 or email bosworth@leics.gov.uk.

If you have recently made an educational visit to Bosworth, please share your feedback with us here.

Prices

Cost for activities are on the Learning Session pages and range from £2 per child to £35 for some group activities. See the learning session pages for information on cost and suitability.

Note:  There are special discounted Educational rates for entry to the award-winning Exhibition

Risk Assessments

We have produced risk assessments to aid your visit to Bosworth Battlefield, click here to download a copy of the current risk assessment and other learning resources. If you would like to talk to us about this further, please do not hesitate to contact us, by calling 01455 290429 or email bosworth@leics.gov.uk.

 

Joint visits with Donington le Heath Manor House

Your group can do a joint visit with Donington le Heath Manor House (20 minutes away from Bosworth) from Monday to Thursday in April to September (Monday to Friday October to March) and spend half a day at each site.

At Bosworth you are able to choose from a wide list of activities.

At Donington your group will meet costumed interpreters who will explain their life and work inside the 1620’s themed house as your students take part in a variety of ‘hands-on’ activities. Contact the Museum Learning team by emailing museum.learningteam@leics.gov.uk or call 0116 305 3424.

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