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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  • What’s your vision of the future of food and farming?

    What’s your vision of the future of food and farming?

    Help us speak up for educational visits to farms as Government launches public consultation

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  • The Country Trust and safeguarding

    The Country Trust and safeguarding

    At The Country Trust, the welfare of children is paramount

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  • Flavour of the month!

    Flavour of the month!

    Food Heroes from Kettle Chips ran a hands-on workshop with a Norwich Primary School as part of The Country Trust's innovative Food Discovery programme

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