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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  • Funding Food Discovery

    Funding Food Discovery

    Assistant Headteacher at St Christopher's Primary School, Suffolk explains why the funding of her project is so vital

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  • Winter salad success!

    Winter salad success!

    Year 3 children from Whitehouse Primary School harvest a bumper crop of veg and taste-test delicious apple juice

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  • BBC Look East feature

    BBC Look East feature

    Watch the news report about the inspiring work The Country Trust is doing in partnership with Catton Grove Primary School in Norwich.

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