Grades 6–8 Self-Guided Field Trips

Students stitting on a stone wall in a garden smiling at the camera.

Spring Field Trips

Our self-guided field trips are free for school groups of 15 or more students in grades pre-K through 12 (ages 4–18).

We are delighted to make field trips accessible to all, keeping with our mission of bringing joy and inspiration to everyone through the beauty of nature, conservation, and learning.

Plan Your Visit

Upcoming Dates 

Field Trips Requests Now Open 

March 11, 2024
Field Trips Begin

June 7, 2024
Field Trips End

August 2024
Requests for Fall Field Trips Open

At Longwood Gardens, we welcome everyone to enjoy the beauty of our Gardens. Scroll through our social guide gallery and read through our know-before-you-go tips!

Contact Us

10:00 am–5:00 pm

Title I Grants

The Longwood Grant for Title I Schools provides reimbursement of up to $500 per school bus for schools visiting the Gardens as an educator-guided or self-guided field trip.

Download and Print These Curriculum-Based Activities to Use During Your Trip

Gardens Map

Download a printable map to explore the Gardens before your visit and navigate while you’re here.

Make the Most of Your Visit