Learning and maritime education

Discover the importance of SS Freshspring, steam and engineering through our maritime education programme. Explore on-board and hear stories from the past.

All visits are free, but we welcome a minimum £3 donation per person.  

All school and group visits must be booked in advance.

We welcome pre-visits by teachers or group leaders who are bringing groups to the ship.  Please contact the Educational and Project Officer to arrange a time.

For all learning visit enquiries please contact the Project Manager, Charlotte Squire, email charlotte.squire@ssfreshspring.co.uk.

A variety of ways to learn and engage with maritime education

We offer a huge variety of ways to learn about and engage with SS Freshspring and are committed to lifelong learning; we can cater for any age group and adapt workshops/activities accordingly.

We offer:

  • Ship  talks and tours
  • Talks to groups and organisations
  • Schools workshops both on-board and as outreach sessions at schools
  • A STEM/Engineering set of lessons for loan in schools for a half-term period
  • School holiday and occasional weekend family activities
  • Workshops for adults
  • Work experience/placements


image of SS Freshspring

We offer an exciting and flexible curriculum-linked education programme for schools. 

Families & Youth Groups

image of Historic ship SS Freshspring

Watch this space. We are currently developing further activities for these groups.

Maritime & Engineering Studies

Maritime studies on board SS Freshspring

The Trust constantly strives to promote careers in maritime and engineering.

If you would like more information on the SS Freshspring or how you can get involved, get in touch

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