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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  • Local Charities Day

    Local Charities Day

    Friday 15th December is a day to celebrate and raise awareness about the work of local charities

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  • It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

    Children from Tudor C of E Primary School in Suffolk get their home made Christmas wreaths admired!

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  • Lights, Camera, Action!

    Lights, Camera, Action!

    Excitement as Country Trust initiative is recorded for television broadcast in the new year

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