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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  • Warburtons wheat is a winner!

    Warburtons wheat is a winner!

    Children from Aylburton Primary school explored the story of bread from field to bakery with the help of Brett Warburton, part of a nationwide programme of visits shortlisted for a major award

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  • Primary teacher explains how The Country Trust has enhanced his teaching

    Primary teacher explains how The Country Trust has enhanced his teaching

    Inner city teacher Haydn Bettles brings Food Technology to the heart of the curriculum in partnership with The Country Trust

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  • Children enjoy exclusive peek behind closed doors

    Children enjoy exclusive peek behind closed doors

    Children from Beechview Primary Academy gain an exclusive peek behind the doors of speciality greengrocer Carrot and Coriander

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