Prices & booking

Useful prices and booking information for teachers planning school visits.

School bookings for Cutty Sark are available during term-time, to school groups studying the UK National Curriculum. Pre-booking is essential. Bookings are limited to one group (maximum 30 children) at a time, subject to availability.


  • Self-directed visits: £90 for up to 30 children, £45 for up to 15 children
  • Facilitated visits: £140 for up to 30 children, £95 for up to 15 children*

SEND workshops free but places are limited. 

*Minimum group sizes may apply.

Payment information

Payment can be made either at the time of booking by credit or debit card or by card, cheque or cash upon arrival. We regret we are unable to issue invoices.

Book a school visit

Contact the Bookings team Monday-Friday, 09.00–16.00.

Tel:+44 (0)20 8312 6608

When you call please ensure you have the following information:

  • the date of your visit, time of arrival and a range of possible alternatives. Be realistic with your travel time and take into account any restrictions you may have. 
  • the learning needs of your group, including any Special Educational Needs.
  • the number of pupils and accompanying adults (see below). Pupils must be accompanied by an adult who will be responsible for maintaining discipline at all times on site.
  • payment information (payment is preferred by card over the phone) 

Greenwich schools

We are pleased to offer state-funded primary and secondary schools in Greenwich free self-directed visits to the ship. Places are limited and subject to availability. Please speak to the Bookings Unit for more information.

Apply for Cutty Sark Bursaries

We are pleased to offer a limited number of bursaries (4 per term) for our facilitated workshops. Bursaries are available to schools in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and neighbouring boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking & Dagenham, Bexley, Bromley and Lewisham.

To be eligible, your school must have over 25% of children entitled to free school meals. Applications are limited to one group of 30 children per school.

To apply complete the form and return it to the Bookings team at least two months in advance of your preferred visit date.

Download the form

Ratios of adults to students

All school groups must be accompanied by a minimum number of adults. Our required ratios are:





1 adult : 5 students



1 adult : 8 students


KS3 / KS4

1 adult : 10 students



1 adult : 16 students


Additional adults are welcome and will be charged at the concessionary price.

Cancelling or amending your booking

If you need to reduce numbers or cancel your booking for any booked activities you must tell us at least 28 days before the date of your visit. We cannot accept cancellations or amendments made by phone or voicemail cancellations and changes must be made in writing by either:


Cancellations or amendments to a school booking made less than 28 days before your visit will result in the following charges:

  • £140 for a facilitated session
  • £90 for self-directed visits
  • or half group rates if applicable