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The Midlands Business Studies School Trips & Tours

Home to one of the UK’s leading theme parks, and world famous companies such as Cadbury, Jaguar Land Rover, Denby Pottery and JCB, a business studies school trip to the Midlands is a must for business studies groups for its diverse array of visits, with a chance to look at marketing strategies, production, logistics, business responsibilities and priorities.

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Morning flight from Ireland JCB Factory Tour
2 Warwick Castle entrance & educational talk Cadbury World talk & tour
3 Alton Towers Return flight to Ireland
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Morning Morning flight from Ireland
Afternoon JCB Factory Tour
Morning Warwick Castle entrance & educational talk
Afternoon Cadbury World talk & tour
Morning Alton Towers
Afternoon Return flight to Ireland

On-tour support

On-tour support includes...

Additional on-tour support available...

  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices
  • A choice of packed lunches for your group throughout your stay


Popular options in The Midlands

Top visits

Alton Towers Resort

With over 40 rides, attractions and live shows, Alton Towers Resort is Britain’s greatest escape and as the UK’s #1 theme park, the ultimate destination for your next school trip!

Cadbury World Talk & Tour

With 25 years’ experience and more than 2,000 youth groups attending each year, Cadbury World has become a valuable educational resource for students of all ages. Talks have been specifically designed for the relevant age of the group and can be arranged to complement your Cadbury World Tour in Business Studies which can include Marketing, People in Business and Investigating Business.

JCB Factory Tour

Your visit will begin with a welcome from JCB, followed by a short presentation in the JCB Theatre showing a video on the global manufacturing facilities and products. Afterwards you will be invited by one of the Tour Guides to attend a personal tour of the new 'Story of JCB' exhibition and the JCB shop. The tour will then move on to the assembly line and the office facilities.

The Silverstone Experience

State of the art interactive displays, compelling stories, iconic cars and motorcycles – let the Silverstone Experience take you on a journey through the past, present and future of Silverstone and British motor racing. At the end of your visit experience the thrill of speeding around Silverstone alongside your racing heroes in a dramatic, immersive show ‘The ultimate lap of Silverstone’ with commentary by Murray Walker.
Visit includes entry to The Silverstone Experience with accompanying self-led activities to guide you through the exhibition, free entry to the Heritage Track Trail* allowing pupils to explore a retired section of the Grand Prix circuit and see what’s racing around the track that day.

Workshops are also available and are designed to provide curriculum-related, hands-on opportunities for pupils to extend their learning in STEM subjects and careers in the motor sports industry. They are 45 minutes in length, led by a trained facilitator and are based in one of the Learning Studios overlooking the famous Silverstone Circuit.

Denby Pottery Village

Still on the same site where the pottery was founded, Denby's rich heritage can be seen in the fabric of the building and the beguiling knowledge that generations of craftspeople have been making pottery there since 1809. Nestled next door to the seam of clay which it's founder discovered, many traditional hand-crafting techniques have been preserved and are still used in the factory today. 

Whether you have a few hours or want to enjoy a full day out, come and visit the Pottery Village for a wealth of family-friendly activities that all ages will enjoy.

Drayton Manor Business Workshop

The Education Team at Drayton Manor offer a range of workshops alongside a park visit to get the most out of your day. These hour long interactive sessions are based around Drayton Manor as a Business, Marketing, Customer Service as well as HR and marketing. All workshops are targeted to the students level and link to the curriculum.


We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
  • You say, we listen - we're committed to continuously improving our tours
  • School travel company of choice since 1996