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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  • Savills dig deep to get Great Yarmouth school growing

    Savills dig deep to get Great Yarmouth school growing

    Green fingered schoolchildren will be growing their own vegetables after Savills Norwich branch stepped in to create new planting space for them.

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  • Urgent crowdfunding campaign launches for Southampton school

    Urgent crowdfunding campaign launches for Southampton school

    We are launching our first ever crowdfunding campaign after funding was withdrawn for a Food Discovery programme in a Southampton School.

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  • St Giles’ Primary School pick their own pumpkins

    St Giles’ Primary School pick their own pumpkins

    Twenty thousand pumpkins and oddly shaped carrots were the highlights of St Giles’ Primary School’s visit to Bellis Brothers’ Farm Shop and Garden Centre in Holt, Wrexham

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