Education & Learning

Discover the importance of Steamship Freshspring through our engineering and maritime education programme.

Explore on board and experience life on the ship through the VR (Virtual Reality) film.


Education Visits

Visits to SS Freshspring are free for schools.

All school and group visits must be booked in advance.

We welcome pre-visits by teachers or group leaders who are bringing their groups to the ship.

For all learning and educational visit enquiries, please contact Samantha Roberts at

A variety of ways to learn and engage with maritime education

We are committed to lifelong learning; we can cater for any age group and adapt workshops and activities accordingly.

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