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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  • 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    We are launching our first ever crowdfunding campaign after funding was withdrawn for a Food Discovery programme in a Southampton School.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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  • Apple juice flows freely for St Oswald’s at Haye Farm

    Apple juice flows freely for St Oswald’s at Haye Farm

    An excited class from St Oswald’s CE Primary in Kidderminster had an experience of a lifetime squishing and squashing apples and splashing and sploshing through muddy puddles.

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