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About.

A full-scale and fully operational replica of Francis Drake’s iconic ship, The Golden Hinde is the perfect place to visit for anyone studying the Elizabethans, pirates or explorers.

Designed to complement the national curriculum, their 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.

Key Information.

Suitable for: EYFS, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4

Ages: Under 5, 5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16

Subjects: History, Politics, PSHE, Religious Studies

Topics: Elizabethans, Explorers, Pirates, Sir Francis Drake, The Spanish Armada, Tudors

Cost: Student tickets from £7

Teachers: 1 free adult ticket per 8 students

Dates: Ongoing

“Fantastic staff who were very well informed about the history of the vessel and the society of Elizabethan England. Easy to book and brilliant team to work with.”

History Teacher, Dover Grammar School
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School Trip Offer.

School Group Rate 8+ from just £7 per student!

Take advantage of the exclusive school’s rate – from just £7 per student. Plus Teachers go for free!

Covering an array of topics from Drake’s circumnavigation to the Spanish Armada, their 1-hour programmes and longer workshops explore the history of The Golden Hinde for KS1-KS4.

Also on offer are virtual workshops and sessions so you can bring The Golden Hinde into your classroom! (see below for details)

Rate available for school groups of 8+. 1 free adult ticket for every 8 student tickets bought. Extra adult tickets from £7. All tickets subject to availability.

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We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up to date version, however, it is advised that you also contact us directly if you need any further information, or have a particular question. Get in touch.

Workshops.

Free Teaching Resources.

School Trip & Venue Information.

We're here to help you every step of the way and provide you with everything you need to know about The Golden Hinde.

Below is all the key information, but please do get in touch with any questions you have or further information you need.

Curriculum Links.

Subjects: History, Politics, PSHE, Religious Studies

Topics: Elizabethans, Explorers, Pirates, Sir Francis Drake, The Spanish Armada, Tudors

Ages & Suitability.

Suitable for: EYFS, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4

Age Groups: Under 5, 5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16

Min. Age: Suitable for all ages

Things to know.

Teachers: 1 free adult ticket per 8 students

Min. Group Size: 8 students

Adult/Student Ratio: At least 1 adult for every 8 students for KS1 & KS2. At least 1 adult per group for KS3+

SEND: Suitable for children with SEND (please speak to us for more information)

Risk Assessment: A risk assessment is available

First Aid: A qualified first aider is on-site at all times

Accessibility.

Find out everything you need to know about the Accessibility of this school trip in the link below.

We regularly check that this information is the latest and most up to date version, however, it is advised that you also contact us directly if you need any further information, or have a particular question. Get in touch.

Address:

St Mary Overie Dock
Cathedral Street
London
SE1 9DE

Coach Parking & Drop-off:

Coach drop-off area nearby

Times:

Day programmes:
10am – 4pm

Overnight programmes:
Begin at 17:00

Duration:

From 1 – 3 hours
(depending on session)

Dates:

Ongoing