Visit The Royal Courts of Justice on your university or college trip to London.

Bring the intricacies of criminal justice to life with an educational visit to the iconic Royal Courts of Justice.

The Royal Courts of Justice, commonly called the Law Courts, is a court building in Westminster which houses the High Court and Court of Appeal of England and Wales. Located in the Strand, it is reminiscent of a cathedral in both style and scale. Soaring arches and beautiful stained glass windows ornamented with the coats of arms of Lord Chancellors and keepers of the Great Seal, combined with a mosaic marble floor leading to a maze of enchanting corridors to create a majestic setting or exciting visit to one of London’s best kept secrets. They deliver fantastic tours for schools and can tailor these to meet individual needs however they do not provide ‘Workshop Sessions’ for Schools nor ‘Moot Court Sessions’.

Tour Highlights

  • The Great Hall
  • Viewing of original court documents relating to ‘Guy Fawkes’ from year 1605 (subject to these being on show)
  • Exhibition of legal costumes
  • History about the fabulous Art, including works by Wright, Lawrence and Shee
  • History of the RCJ’s famous cases and Inquiries



The National Citizenship and Law specialises in providing a range of innovative activities to compliment your classroom learning, all within the magnificent setting of one of Britain’s most prestigious working courtrooms. The tour is entertaining, educational and subject to the cases being heard on the day of your tour, you may have the opportunity to view a live case from the public gallery.

Your group can choose from a wide range of quality learning experiences, including a court in session workshop and a motion to appeal workshop.

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