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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  • Stronger Families

    Stronger Families

    Thanks to funding from Children In Need, The Country Trust were able to run seven countryside visits for the Barnardo’s Stronger Families and Bradford Action for Refugees programmes.

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  • On your bike to raise funds

    On your bike to raise funds

    A company who specialise in bespoke advice for rural businesses will be spinning the spokes from Land’s End to John O’Groats in aid of our charity.

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  • Busiest summer ever!

    Busiest summer ever!

    We have just enjoyed our busiest summer ever hosting visits across the country to help address growing inequality amongst children.

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