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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  • 2017 - a year of learning and growing together

    2017 - a year of learning and growing together

    Our Annual Review for 2017 is now available and reveals how we are growing to meet demand and changing needs

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  • Walthamstow pupils make soup with Lady Mayoress

    Walthamstow pupils make soup with Lady Mayoress

    Children at Woodside Primary Academy made soup with the Lady Mayoress of the City of London as part of our Food Discovery programme.

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  • Messing about on the river!

    Messing about on the river!

    Harbinger Primary School get The Country Trust residential season off to a great start

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£30 gives two children a hands on experience of a real working farm.


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