Wharfedale Lodge, 11 Ben Rhydding Road,
Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 8RL

Call: 01943 607285

Trips and Visits

Trips and Visits

Moorfield children enjoy an abundance of opportunities to learn outside the classroom. Visits are often connected to a current topic. Specialist visitors are also invited to enrich learning in areas of specific interest.

Over the last year trips and visitors have included:


Autumn Term 2017:

  • Ilkley Literature Trail
  • Ilkley Park
  • Middleton Woods
  • Places of worship
  • Train ride to Bradford
  • National Media Museum and IMAX
  • Kings Hall to see ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’
  • Ilkley Library
  • Woodbank Garden Centre and Pet Shop, Bingley
  • Crib Festival (where we also showcased our own crib)

Spring Term 2018:

  • Ilkley River to test if our homemade boats floated
  • Leeds Museum
  • Visit by Pyjama Drama
  • Visit by the Road Safety Team
  • Train journey to Burley
  • Visit by a police officer
  • Train journey to Leeds
  • Visit by Tatty Bumpkin (yoga)
  • Ice Cube skating rink in Leeds

Summer Term 2018:

  • Visit by Fire Brigade
  • Felt Workshop with a felting artist
  • Dance Workshops
  • Kings Hall to see a collection of Julia Donaldson Tales
  • Middleton Woods to see the bluebells
  • Tropical World, Leeds
  • Optional Bolton Abbey ‘Welly Walk’ with our families
  • Walk to Cow and Calf Rocks
  • Visit by acclaimed author, Petr Horacek.
  • ‘Pirates and Mermaids Day’ for part of Bradford Literature Festival
  • Studfold Adventure Trails, Pateley Bridge
  • Pizza Express in Skipton
  • Skipton Woods

Form 1

Northern Ballet
Glass-blowing workshop
Otley Science Week
Countryside Live
Harlow Carr

Form 2

Pizza Express
Thackray medical Museum
Knights and Castles visitor
Skipton Castle

Form 3

Stockeld Park
Otley Science Week
Ilkley Literature Festival Workshop
White Wells
Harrogate Museum
Bewerley Park
Aegon tennis tournament

Form 4

Bewerley Park
Ilkley Art Trail
Ilkley Literature Festival Workshop
Otley Science Week
Artist workshop
Murton Park
Bewerley Park (overnight residential)
Aegon tennis tournament

Senior 5

Ingleborough Hall
Royal Armouries
St John's Church
' Horrible Geography' author, Anita Ganeri, to visit
Fountains Abbey
Nell Bank
Robinwood (2 night residential)
Aegon tennis tournament

Senior 6

Winter Banquet
Arc Retail Consultancy
London (2 night residential)
Visit from Spanish school children
A Play in a Day (Shakespearean workshop)
Aegon tennis tournament