Inspiring Learning

Established in 1933

Since our first tour in 1933, we’ve gone further than anyone else to inspire young minds. Put simply, we’ve been doing this longer than anyone else. We make designing your learning experience look easy because our 83 years gives us a head start.

Key milestones

1933 School Travel Service (STS) founded

1950 School Travel Service (STS) take schools on Ski Trips

1980 Camp Beaumont founded

1985 Camp Beaumont launched Kingswood Educational Activity Centres

1988 Kingswood opened- Staffordshire, Wolverhampton

1996 Kingswood opened- West Runton, North Norfolk

1998 Kingswood opened - Isle of Wight, Bembridge

1998 SkiPlan founded

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1999 Kingswood opened - Overstrand Hall, North Norfolk

1999 Kingswood opened - Chateau Chauntereine, Normandy, France

2005-7 STG acquired Equity Travel, Pavilion Tours, UK Connection, Kuoni Schools and Neilson School

2008 Kingswood and STG merged to form Education Travel Group

2010 Kingswood opened - Colomendy, North Wales

2010 Kingswood opened - Grosvenor Hall, Kent

2012 Kingswood opened - Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire

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2013 School Travel Service celebrated 80 years of providing the best in school travel

2014 STG simplified its brand architecture to make all its expertise available under a single name, Equity

2014 Education Travel Group changed its name to Inspiring Learning to reflect the common purpose to all its operations; it’s what we do. The company comprises of: residential outdoor activity centres (Kingswood), residential and non-residential holiday camps (Camp Beaumont Day Camps, Kingswood Camps) and Family Adventures

2015 Kingswood Adventure Lodges launched

2017 Kingswood Family Adventures launched

2018 Skern Lodge joins the Inspiring Learning family


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