Terror Raids on Britain

2 days /1 nights

From only £131pp

Overview

2 days /1 nights From only £131pp

From June 1944 to March 1945, 22,384 V1 rockets were launched, mostly on England - 10,492 on London alone.

This tour highlights how close the German army came to the British border and investigates some of the weapons used towards the end of the war. You may also choose to extend this tour by visiting London, to visit the Cabinet War rooms, the Churchill Museum and the imperial War Museum’s galleries.

Curriculum focus

  • AQA GCSE B: British people in war
  • AQA GCSE B: Britain at war
  • Edexcel GCSE A: The impact of war in Britain 1914-1945

What's included in the trip?

  • Executive coach travel
  • Use of the coach during the tour
  • Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Travel to Calais. Evening meal and overnight near Calais.

  • Day 2

    Morning visit to La Coupole Museum, once a huge underground bunker designed by the Nazis to launch V2 rockets and now a History and remembrance centre, exploring German occupation from 1940-1945 through artefacts, reconstructions, and audiovisual documentary. Afternoon guided visit to the Eperlecques Blockhouse, a bunker with both V1 and V2 rocket bases. Here pupils will see an authentic launch pad with a V1 ready for take off. return to the UK.

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