Trips we arrange locally 

 Here is some information about the local area where I am based, places where students visit and always give great feedback:  

Here is some information about the local area where I am based, places where students visit and always give great feedback: 
 
The National Coal Mining Museum - https://www.ncm.org.uk/visitors/underground-tours This experience is free and the all the students love it! It is about an hour drive from Chesterfield, straight up the M1, very easy to get too, in the same area is the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, this too is free - http://www.ysp.co.uk/ 
 
The Galleries of Justice - http://www.galleriesofjustice.org.uk/ This experience the kids love too, it's not free but the fees are not too expensive. It is in the City of Nottingham which is only about 40 minutes from Chesterfield, easy to get to, just down the M1. 
 
Close by is Sherwood Forest (Robin Hood Country) - http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/planning-and-environment/country-parks/sherwood-forest This is free entry and the kids always enjoy this place, especially the Famous Oak Tree, and there's lots of other things to do there like Archery http://www.sherwoodforestactivitycentre.co.uk/archery which is about £14.00 per person for an hour, the kids love it! 
 
There is the beautiful Lincoln Cathedral about an hour away - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Cathedral and Lincoln Castle - http://www.lincolncastle.com/ and the Museum of Lincolnshire Life which is free entry - http://www.visitlincoln.com/things-to-do/museum-of-lincolnshire-life Also Lincoln Woodside Wildlife Park http://www.woodsidewildlife.com/school-visits.cfm I think it's about £8 per child. 
 
There's the National Space Centre - http://spacecentre.co.uk/?gclid=CIiO-vO1-7ECFYcNfAodTT0AKg which is near Leicester, about an hour's drive down the M1 and the city of Leicester itself has a Cathedral and the King Richard the 3rd visitor centre - https://kriii.com/ 
 
Another tour the kids love is the Manchester United Football Stadium - http://www.oldtraffordtour.com/?kw-mut and the nearby Trafford Shopping Centre is beautiful - http://intu.co.uk/traffordcentre Also The Imperial War Museum https://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-north This is free entry. These are about 1 and half hours from Chesterfield 
 
Eyam - 20mins drive from Chesterfield, £2 per student https://www.eyam-museum.org.uk/eyam 
 
Haddon Hall - 20mins drive from Chesterfield, free entry for students https://www.haddonhall.co.uk/ 
 
Kelham Island - 25mins drive from Chesterfield, free entry for students http://www.simt.co.uk/kelham-island-museum can be paired with a visit 
to the nearby shopping centre https://www.meadowhall.co.uk/ 
 
Southwell Victorian Workhouse, an hour's drive from Chesterfield, £4.95 for students, https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/the-workhouse-southwell can be paired with a visit to https://hawksofsteele.co.uk/ 
 
MUFC tour can be paired with the Museum visit (which is already on my website) https://www.manutd.com/en/visit-old-trafford/museum-stadium-tours 
Liverpool is about 2 hours away and the students always thoroughly enjoy the Beatles Tours - https://www.cavernclub.org/the-magical-mystery-tour/ The International Slavery Museum http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism/ which is free entry. 
 
Also the beautiful Albert Dock on the Mersey Riverside - http://www.albertdock.com/ and so much more. 
 
The historic City of York is about about an hour and half drive from here with the famous York Minster - https://yorkminster.org/home.html The York Dungeons - https://www.thedungeons.com/york/en/ The Jorvik Viking Centre - http://jorvik-viking-centre.co.uk/about-jorvik/returnofthevikings/ The quaint and pretty Shambles Shopping area - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shambles and so much more. 
 
The Bronte Museum, near York with the beautiful Haworth countryside surrounding is £4 per child https://www.bronte.org.uk/the-brontes-and-haworth 
 
Matlock Bath is another pretty town, only 20 minutes away, alongside a river and has the feel of a seaside town, with many Fish and Chip shops and restaurants and a Hologram Museum which is very interesting and cheap to visit. And also, the Heights of Abraham cable cars with magnificent views over the Peak District - http://www.heightsofabraham.com/ and not forgetting the Tramway Museum in Crich - http://www.tramway.co.uk/ 
 
The Roman Bath town of Buxton is about 35 minutes away and is near to Pooles Cavern http://www.visitbuxton.co.uk/pooles-cavern/ which is amazing to see. There are some beautiful gardens to visit and have a picnic. 
 
Castleton Caves and the whole area is spectacular - http://www.visitcastleton.co.uk/caverns-c23.html 
 
Lockwell Hill Activity Centre in Newark is very popular too, it's about 45 minutes away 
 
And then there's the beautiful town of Chesterfield where the students stay with the host families. With the world famous "Crooked Spire" and the students can tour inside and up the Spire itself - http://www.visitchesterfield.info/thedms.aspx?dms=3&venue=6012303 
 
Chesterfield is surrounded by beautiful countryside and pretty market towns including Bakewell, Matlock and Buxton. 
Bakewell is famous for it's Bakewell Pudding, has a market on Mondays and can be visited jointly with Chatsworth House which is amazing and both are only 20 minutes from Chesterfield - http://www.chatsworth.org/ 
 
 
Liverpool Football Stadium tour (put with the other Liverpool visits) https://stadiumtours.liverpoolfc.com/tours 
 
Ripon Museums, an hour and half drive from Chesterfield, prices from £3.75 http://riponmuseums.co.uk/ can be paired with the Bronte Museum which is already on the website. 
 
National Railway Museum York, free entry, https://www.railwaymuseum.org.uk/whats-on can be paired with the other York visits already on the website. 
Chocolate Workshop in York, £5.50 for students, https://www.yorkcocoahouse.co.uk/ can be paired with the other York visits 
 
Science and Media Museum, Bradford, free entry, an hour and 20mins drive from Chesterfield, can be paired with either the National Coal Museum Wakefield (already on the site) or the Sculpture Park (already on) https://www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/whats-on/wonderlab 
 
Cadbury World, one hour and 40mins away (South) £12.00 entry fee for students, can be visited on the way to Chesterfield or on the way back to Calais, https://www.cadburyworld.co.uk/schools-and-groups 
 
Peak District adventure tours, 40mins from Chesterfield, rock climbing, abseiling, hiking, mountain biking etc https://www.lostearthadventures.co.uk/outdoor-activities-experiences-mountain-adventures/ 
 
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