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The Golden Hinde

St Mary Overie Dock, London, SE1 9DE. England



Extra Details

As a full-scale and fully operational reconstruction of Sir Francis Drake’s iconic ship. The Golden Hinde is the perfect place to visit for anyone studying the Elizabethans. Designed to complement the national curriculum, our hands-on educational programmes give students a sense of the lived experience of 16th century mariners in order to enrich their understanding of key historical events. Raise the anchor, fire the cannons and discover what life was truly like for Elizabethan seafarers.
Email or call 0207 403 0123 to book your trip.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 13.28MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 13.35MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Hero Offer!

Hero Offer!

As part of The GBST, The Golden Hinde is offering an exclusive deal for 30pp (usually 45pp) when booking an overnight stay.

Day Living History (3 hours) – Step back in time and get ready to set sail, as your group becomes the new crew of The Golden Hinde, experiencing life as a 16th century sailor through fully immersive costumed role-play. Overnight Living History (15 hours) – Just like the Day Living History but with the added bonus of dining with the crew and sleeping on the gun deck overnight. Overnight programme at a discounted rate to take place during the months of September, October, November, December, January, February.

Quote ‘Great British School Trips’ when booking to claim the discount.

Venue Details



St Mary Overie Dock, London
SE1 9DE. England

Opening Hours

10am-5pm Daily.