We are delighted to be able to share with you the 2024 School Travel Awards finalists, as nominated by the readers of School Travel Organiser. Who will you vote for?

The winners will be announced during the School Travel Awards ceremony on Friday 29th November at the five-star Royal Lancaster Hotel, London.

But first, we need you to tell us who, what and where is best for school trips and residentials, and to decide who should walk away with this year’s trophies from the below shortlist. Just click the button below to have your say:

Voting Form

Here are the attractions, companies, experiences and people who are in the running to scoop this year’s trophies: 

Best Heritage Venue

  • Bletchley Park
  • Hever Castle
  • Ironbridge
  • Leeds Castle
  • The Roman Baths
  • Tower of London

Best Sporting Venue

  • Lee Valley Regional Park
  • The London Stadium
  • Manchester City Educational Tour Experiences
  • Manchester United Foundation’s Skills Lab
  • Snozone
  • The Wave

A special thank you to our 2024 Awards Partners…


Best Theatre Production for Schools

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
  • The Lion King
  • Mamma Mia! 
  • Matilda The Musical
  • SIX The Musical
  • Wicked

Best UK Attraction

  • Beamish - The Living Museum of the North
  • Go Ape
  • LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort
  • National Memorial Arboretum
  • Shakespeare’s Globe
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter

Pupils on a school trip to America

School trips abroad can be so enriching for students - but which destination or attraction gets your vote for 2024? 

Best International Destination or Attraction

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Berlin, Germany
  • CERN, Switzerland
  • Disneyland Paris, France
  • Normandy, France
  • Washington DC, USA

Let us know who you would like to see win big this year…

Vote here

Best Provision for SEND

  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Royal Air Force Museum London
  • Winchester Science Centre
  • Jorvik Viking Centre
  • Science Museum, London
  • Tate Britain

A pupil with SEND talking to a friend

New for 2024 is the Best Provision for SEND category - we need your say on which attraction should be recognised at the School Travel Awards this year. 

Best Museum Visit

  • Black Country Living Museum
  • British Motor Museum
  • Imperial War Museum, London
  • King Richard III Visitor Centre
  • Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
  • World Museum, Liverpool

Best Education Workshops

  • Black Country Living Museum
  • Chessington World of Adventures
  • LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort
  • Paultons Park
  • Powell-Cotton Museum
  • The Royal Mint Experience

Teacher And Pupils Looking At Artifacts On Display In Museum

Museums offer cross-curricular learning for pupils - your favourite choice for 2024 will be announced at the ceremony on Friday 29th November. 

Best Venue for STEM Learning

  • Jodrell Bank
  • Science Museum, London
  • Silverstone Museum
  • Techniquest
  • Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum
  • Winchester Science Centre

Best Geography Learning Experience

  • Field Studies Council
  • The Living Rainforest
  • Lost Earth Adventures
  • Nene Park, Peterborough
  • Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
  • Zip World

teacher and pupils studying in the woods

Which providers and destinations have come out on top for engaging students with geography? Vote for your winner of this category.

Best Venue for English Learning

  • BeWILDerwood
  • Jane Austen’s House
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books
  • Shakespeare’s Globe
  • The Story Museum

Have your say and vote in as many categories as you wish…

Vote here

Best Wildlife Attraction

  • Chester Zoo
  • The Living Rainforest
  • SEA LIFE Centres
  • RSPB Nature Reserves
  • Whipsnade Zoo
  • West Midlands Safari Park

Best School Tour Operator (Small / Medium)

  • Edventure Travel
  • Galloway Coach Travel
  • MSG Tours
  • Operation Wallacea
  • TCBC School Tours
  • Visions In Education

Best School Tour Operator (Large)

  • Camps International
  • Equity Travel
  • Halsbury Travel
  • Next Generation Travel
  • NST
  • Select School Travel
  • Travelbound

Best Residential Experience

  • Conway Centres
  • The Bushcraft Company
  • JCA
  • Kingswood
  • The Outward Bound Trust
  • PGL
  • YHA

The School Travel Awards is an amazing initiative that culminates in a special ceremony when guests get to network, reward and celebrate alongside teachers, LOtC practitioners and school trip providers.

Our 2024 lunch and ceremony takes place on Friday 29th November at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London.

For ticket information visit www.schooltravelorganiser.com/ticket