Welcome to the Country Trust

We are a small, dynamic national education charity dedicated to bringing alive the working countryside for children least able to access it.

Since 1978 The Country Trust has been making it possible for hundreds of volunteer farmers and landowners to welcome thousands of disadvantaged young children from all backgrounds and faiths onto their farms to share their passion for food, farming and the countryside.

We help children to learn and grow in 3 ways, through:


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“The children really enjoyed the visit. Living in the city they rarely get the opportunity to experience the countryside and all that it provides.”
St Francis Catholic Primary, Birmingham

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  • A whole-family approach

    A whole-family approach

    Headteacher Update magazine features The Country Trust in an inspiring case study example

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  • Contact us for a fabulous farm visit

    Contact us for a fabulous farm visit

    Find out how your school could benefit from one of our amazing farm visits

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  • An Apple Day “windfall”!

    An Apple Day “windfall”!

    Apple Day event at Lathcoats Farm, Essex raises £600 for The Country Trust.

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