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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  • Gladstone Primary Academy go back to our Roman roots at Napley Farm

    Gladstone Primary Academy go back to our Roman roots at Napley Farm

    White carrots, ploughs, clay offerings and Latin made for an enjoyable and enriching day to the countryside for Gladstone Primary Academy pupils.

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  • Celebrating Harvest with St John’s Church, Northumberland

    Celebrating Harvest with St John’s Church, Northumberland

    Seeds, flour, bread and even toast were the focus of an informative and interactive Harvest session for the congregation of St John’s Church.

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  • Summer holiday joy

    Summer holiday joy

    After a Country Trust holiday farm visit, a young carer tells us “It has been great, I loved every single bit, feeding the lamb was best.”

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