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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  • YoGA helps children discover food, farming and the countryside

    YoGA helps children discover food, farming and the countryside

    Over 200 children visit farms thanks to the Year of Green Action

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  • Rodney Stanford 1930-2019

    Rodney Stanford 1930-2019

    Celebrating the life of the first Director of The Country Trust, a pioneer of outdoor education

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  • The Duke of Westminster announced as Country Trust President

    The Duke of Westminster announced as Country Trust President

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of The Duke of Westminster as our new President.

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