HMS Belfast is one of the most significant Royal Navy vessels to have survived the Second World War. Serving throughout WWII the HMS Belfast held an important role in the destruction of the German battlecruiser Scharnhorst, as well as a significantly large role in the Normandy Landings. Continuing her service until 1965 she was preserved in 1971 as a unique reminder of Britain’s Naval heritage and the battles and events she has witnessed throughout this history. Students can go on a unique tour around the decks of this iconic vessel, exploring the labyrinth of ladders, hallways and levels that make up all 9 of these amazing decks. As well as being able to explore the advanced and complex engine rooms that float a whopping 15ft below sea level the very guns that fired during WWII events such as D-Day, students will also get to hear accounts and stories from hundreds of former crew members.