Farm Visits for School Groups

Learning about farming & countryside issues
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Whilst having fun is part of any trip, as a teacher you also need to be thinking about what you want your class to take away from the experience. A clear set of learning objectives will make sure your children do not miss out on getting the most from their time at the farm, while also making your job of follow-up work when you are back in the classroom much easier.

Farming

A farm visit will allow pupils to better understand the ways in which farms operate, but there are many additional topics and subjects that you can build upon to make the most of your time. Some of the more popular topics that schools choose to study while visiting a farm include the life cycles of plants and animals, the farm through the seasons, our relationship with the foods we eat, and food miles. Take a look at our food technology section for more ideas.

The Natural Environment

As well as providing our food, farms and farmers are custodians of the countryside, and play a very important role in the management of our country’s land and natural resources. Topics you may choose to study include countryside management, sustainable development, diversification, and the economies and politics of agriculture.

Popular Farm Trip January 2019

Nethercott House
Nethercott House
Nethercott House
Nethercott House

Living and working on the farm for a week fosters children’s independence, confidence, self-esteem, resilience and collaborative skills, whilst encouraging the importance of physical activity and a healthy lifestyle. Children become farmers for a week, working with the animals and the land, develo...

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Nethercott House

Nethercott House

South West
Nethercott House is a huge, Victorian manor house, with beautiful grounds and amazing views towards Dartmoor. Situated just outside the village Iddesleigh, close to the River Torridge, it is twenty minutes north of Okehampton. ...
Nethercott House

Outposts Residential Camp Somerset

Outposts Residential Camp Somerset

South West
Outposts' offers couples a beautiful secluded location in an AONB which provides a safe environment for free range children with the very best of learning outside the classroom. Bush craft, adventurous activities, team and leadership development. ...
Outposts Residential Camp Somerset

Michelham Priory House & Gardens

Michelham Priory House & Gardens

London & South East
Boasting England’s longest medieval water-filled moat surrounding a site which dates back to 1229. Explore 800 years of history on this 7acre island with it's Tudor mansion, 14th century gatehouse, Elizabethan barn, watermill, forge and much more....
Michelham Priory House & Gardens

Iron Age Farming Experience

Iron Age Farming Experience

London & South East
Step back into Ancient Britain at Celtic Harmony Camp, the UK’s largest reconstructed Iron Age settlement near Hertford. With a host of themed Prehistory educational visits from Stone Age to Iron Age, your class will be immersed in ancient Britain....
Iron Age Farming Experience


Wick Court

Wick Court

South West
Small-scale livestock farm, sheep, beef cattle, pigs & poultry with a busy stable yard, where the children help care for ponies & horses. To illustrate the contrast in farming styles, the children also work at a neighbouring commercial dairy farm ...
Wick Court

All Things Wild

All Things Wild

Midlands
Why not 'Step Through Time' with our fantastic Dinosaur Experience? Or get up close to our animals in an environment that is as close to their natural habitat as possible. ...
All Things Wild

Adam Hensons Cotswold Farm Park

Adam Hensons Cotswold Farm Park

South West
Introduce your class to over 50 flocks and herds of rare breed farm animals, travel back through time to discover how British farming has changed throughout the years and let off steam in the adventure play areas. A truly memorable school trip! ...
Adam Hensons Cotswold Farm Park

Butser Ancient Farm

Butser Ancient Farm

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
London & South East
Butser Ancient Farm is an open air archaeological research site. We specialise in history and archaeology education for KS1 - 4 - from the Stone Age to the Vikings. Our beautiful working farm and archaeological buildings provide the perfect setting. ...
Butser Ancient Farm


Magdalen Farm

Magdalen Farm

South West
Set on a working organic farm Magdalen provides a unqiue base for students, children and adults to explore the great outdoors. A range of tutor led activities are tailored to you and we provide high quality accommodation with homecooked meals. ...
Magdalen Farm

Kew Little Pigs

Kew Little Pigs

London & South East
Kew Little Pigs focuses on animal enrichment for children, giving children stimulating opportunities they may never have at home to spend time with animals they may never usually have hands on experience with ...
Kew Little Pigs

Naturesbase

Naturesbase

Wales
Wilderness Adventures, stunning farm location, only one school staying at a time, field studies, bush craft, farming, bat detecting, crab fishing,stone age day, beautiful accommodation, home cooked meals, lovely caring setting, experienced staff team...
Naturesbase

In School Farm Experience

In School Farm Experience

Various Regions
Kew Little Pigs focuses on animal enrichment for children, giving children stimulating opportunities they may never have at home to spend time with animals they may never usually have hands on experience with. ...
In School Farm Experience


Lower Treginnis

Lower Treginnis

Wales
At Lower Treginnis, Farms for City Children works in partnership with organic farmer Rob Davies, who keeps 850 sheep and a small herd of Hereford X calves on the surrounding land. In addition the children help look after poultry, horses, donkeys, mil...
Lower Treginnis

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