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Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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Wroxeter Roman City – English Heritage

Wroexter Roman City, Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury, SY5 6PH. England

Book a visit to Wroxeter Roman City. You and your class can walk in the footsteps of the citizens and slaves of the infamous Roman Empire and exercise where Roman citizens would have trained over 2000 years ago.

GBST OFFER – English Heritage have a fantastic offer for free Discovery Visits: ‘A Wroxeter experience’ and ‘Romans and Wroxeter’ for 30 pupils, see below for more information. This offer is applicable for schools with over 30% free school meals. Click ‘Apply Now’ for a chance to apply for this offer.

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

Venue resources

Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 12.31MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 12.31MB 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.

Book via The Great British School Trip and your school will be automatically entered into our fantastic competition! See details below.

Discovery Visits at Wroxeter Roman City

Discovery Visits at Wroxeter Roman City

A Wroxeter Experience

Immerse your class in Roman Britain and book a full day of exploration at Wroxeter Roman City. Your class with enjoy a site tour with costumed guide, expert-led activities, a visit to the Roman Town House and hands-on experiences.

Availability: March: Monday to Wednesday, April to October: Monday to Friday during term time, November: Monday to Wednesday. Sessions last for a full day.

Romans and Wroxeter

Learn about the Romans who lived at Wroxeter, on this interactive tour led by a costumed guide. Uncover a city that once was busy with life, explore the buildings and learn about what life was like for the citizens and slaves of the Western Roman Empire.

Availability: March: Monday to Wednesday, April to October: Monday to Friday during term time, November: Monday to Wednesday. Sessions last for 1.5 hours.

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Education at English Heritage

Inspire your students in the places where history really happened on a free self-led visit or an expert-led Discovery Visit workshop. The following offers are included as part of The Great British School Trip:


You can bring your class to any of our sites entirely free of charge. We offer free entry to pre-booked schools, as well as free planning visits to help you make the most out of your day. Use our free downloadable resources to help with your planning and risk assessment.


Award-winning and immersive Discovery Visits are available at selected sites from just £100 per session per class. Students of all ages and abilities can meet characters from the past, role-play or handle intriguing objects.

Venue Details



Wroexter Roman City, Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury
SY5 6PH. England

Opening Hours

Timings vary depending on season. Please check the Wroxeter Roman City website for more information.