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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  • Grow for it!

    Grow for it!

    Young Carers were excited to receive their Grow for it! packs, produced by members of our Farm and Food Discovery teams.

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  • Country Trust Amendment to the Agriculture Bill is debated at the House of Lords

    Country Trust Amendment to the Agriculture Bill is debated at the House of Lords

    We were thrilled that our amendment to the Agriculture Bill was finally brought to the House of Lords on July 9th by Lord Curry.

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  • Country Trust Amendment to the Agriculture Bill is tabled

    Country Trust Amendment to the Agriculture Bill is tabled

    The Country Trust is urging the government to ensure that the new Agriculture Bill includes provision for stand-alone payments for farmers who offer high quality farm education.

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