Bring your class on board Cutty Sark, the world’s last surviving tea clipper, to experience the great age of sail.

School visits are warmly welcomed to the ship, we offer an exciting programme of curriculum-linked workshops for Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2, led by experienced facilitators. Alternatively, you can make a self-directed trip allowing you to tailor your visit to the needs of your class.

We are located in Zone 2 with good public transport links by DLR, rail and boat and free coach parking is available.

Find out about Cutty Sark onsite Primary sessions here.

Find out about Cutty Sark SEND sessions here.

Book an onsite school session

Booking school visits to Cutty Sark

Bookings are available during term-time, to school groups studying the UK National Curriculum. Support materials to help you prepare for your visit and make the most of your time on board are also available to download.

Pre-booking is essential and visits are pre-booked within a pre-determined time slot and, on average, will last around 60-90 minutes. Bookings are limited to one group (maximum 30 children) at a time, subject to availability.

Contact our Bookings team

Tel: +44 (0)20 8312 6608


Free visits are available to schools in Greenwich, subject to availability.

In the classroom

Download our free resources to use before or after your visit. Resources include a teacher’s guide, classroom activities and films.

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On the ship

Find out about self-directed visits to the ship and our fabulous programme of facilitated workshops for Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2. Download free activities and challenges to use during your visit.

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Overseas schools

Self-directed visits from overseas school groups are warmly welcomed. We have a range of resources in English which can be downloaded for free and adapted to suit the needs of your students.