A trip to last a lifetime
Calling all school trip organisers … are you stuck for educational field trip ideas for your KS3+ students? When organising your next residential visit, why not consider a natural sciences trip to the Isle of Wight and make use of UKSA’s brilliant basecamp package?
Exploring the Isle of Wight
This year-round package allows visiting residential groups to use our three-star hostel accommodation as a base from which to explore the incredible Isle of Wight. Renowned for its geology, ecology, geography, sumptuous scenery and historic buildings, there are few places that can offer you more memorable educational trips. With weather similar to England’s South Coast, the yearly calendar is peppered with fascinating outdoor field activities. The Island is still largely rural, with summertime wildflower-spiked hedgerows, unspoilt downland and chines, and with minimal light pollution the night sky is truly something to behold – a treat for astronomy students.
Things to do on the Isle of Wight
With over 70 miles of diverse coastline, estuaries, hidden coves and woodland, the Island is a paradise for natural sciences students. Some of Europe’s richest quarries of dinosaur fossils, bones and footprints can be found in coastal areas such as Yaverland Beach – over the years this area has given up 30 million year-old fossilised molluscs, crocodiles and turtles. For lovers of history and archaeology there are Roman villas, ruined abbeys and the royal residences of King Charles I and Queen Victoria.
Isle of Wight accommodation
UKSA can offer you a warm, clean, secure place to stay with delicious breakfasts included from £33 per person per night. A 4-night/5-day visit including half board and return ferry in a small minibus would be from £199 per student. For every 10 students, one leader goes free of charge (with a minimum of 10 students). UKSA’s basecamp package includes full use of UKSA’s leisure facilities.
Launch your trip with UKSA today!
UKSA offers a unique blend of challenging and rewarding water-based sports and activities which develop life skills and build confidence and resilience.
You are welcome to come and look around our site to see what we can offer your school, so why not sign up for a leader preview day? Call 01983 203045 or email [email protected]