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School Trip Farms

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School trip farms are a very important hands on learning experience and benefits pupils and students alike from immersing themselves in experiencing a working farm in its environment plus you get to learn outside of the classroom. Working farms are located up and down the country in rural and urban environments and offer pupils and students different experiences, weather its from early years to primary, secondary and post 16 there is something for all ages of the education spectrum.

Working farms can provide many experiences while on your educational farm trip such as provide hands on stimulating activities that support the national curriculum during and after the visit, support the outdoor classroom, contribute to the development of social and personal skill sets.

Pupils and students will cover key stage subject areas such as where food comes from, nutrition and something close to my heart animal welfare, sustainability of the industry and another very important area conservation. Pupils will learn and identify the fine balance of the industry and the impacts on the natural environment, husbandry, biodiversity, rural affairs, agriculture, rural people in their environment and for primary years especially animal worships where you get to handle and feed animals.  For post 16 students it’s a fantastic In-Site into the farming industry and what careers and the countryside can offer.

Working farms can offer and cover many learning opportunities on your school trip one of them is applied science in agriculture covering fascinating topics such as microbes in food production, Health of plants and animals, biosecurity, assessment of nutrients, environmental risk management of pollutants, Intensive and organic farming, Optimising photosynthesis and energy resources such as Biofuels from crop production, plant growth by measuring nutrients in soil and fertilisers.

There are many working farms that provide many varied workshops, hands on experiences in farming, tours and events that cover your subject area and we are proud to provide you with some fantastic farms located up and down the UK below:

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Staunton Farm Hampshire

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Staunton Country Farm Park boasts a small ornamental farm, a tropical glass house, a maze and both an indoor and outdoor play area. The fantastic facilities on offer make it the ideal location for an environment or nature-based school trip.

The Hop Farm Park Primary School Trips Kent

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The Hop Farm Family Park is Kent's leading visitor attraction. Ideal for day trips, the Hop Farm features museums, including the history of hopping and The Hop Farm itself.

Wildwood Trust – Wildlife Education Kent

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Wildlife park for British animals only, past & present, set in an ancient coppiced woodland. The education team uses both the animal collection (including wolves, lynx, owls, deer, wild boar, bison, badgers, elk & reindeer) & the woodland for teaching.

Godstone Farm Surrey

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At Godstone Farm, students have the chance to interact with over 500 animals and enjoy both the indoor and outdoor play areas. This is the perfect school trip destination for environment or animal-based school trips.

Wellington Country Park Berkshire

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With a miniature railway, various farm animals, an adventure playground and even a pirate ship, Wellington Country Park offers the perfect school trip destination for younger students, where they can set their imaginations free!

Ufton Court Historical Outdoor Education Centre Berkshire South East

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Ufton Court Educational Trust is a historical and outdoor education centre in the South East of England, based in and around the Tudor Manor House and extensive grounds of Ufton Court.

Bore Place Kent

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Bore Place offers the ideal location and excellent facilities that are needed for an outdoor school trip. Students have the chance to explore farming and wildlife, furthering their knowledge on the environment and the countryside.

Cogges Manor Farm

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Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, West Oxfordshire is a special place with 1000 years of history. The site appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 with a listed manor house dating back to the 13th Century and 17th and 18th Century farm buildings.

Crocodiles of the World Zoo Oxfordshire

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Crocodiles of the World are the UK’s only crocodile zoo, with its largest crocodile collection and one of the best collections in Europe they provide excellent workshops for school trips and educational groups.

St Leonards Farm Park Yorkshire

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St Leonard's Farm Park is an award winning Farm situated in an idyllic rural location within the Leeds/Bradford conurbation, with animals, indoor play area and picnic and play areas.

White Post Farm Nottinghamshire

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One of the Midlands most popular tourist attractions, with a unique hands-on approach to an educational day out the attraction has continued to grow year on year. Visit the Farm to take advantage of the wonderful educational opportunity on offer.  

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm Bristol

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Based in Somerset, we offer everything you need for an educational, fun-packed school trip. With over 100 different animal species: bears, elephants, giraffes, lions & rhinos. We can provide great learning opportunities for all ages & abilities.

None Go Bye Farm Leeds

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None Go Bye Farm offers school trips looking to learn more about farm animals & wanting to study them up close & hands on. There is a wide variety of animals, including donkeys, goats alpaco & even piglets! perfect for primary school keystage 1 groups.

The World Outside Bodenham Arboretum

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Offering curriculum linked activities on a working farm with in the beautiful surroundings of Bodenham Arboretum. All key stages catered for with experiential learning, developing inquisitive & positive relationships within the natural  environment. 

Hatton Adventure World Warwickshire

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Originally a Victorian farm, Hatton Adventure World is the result of a farm diversification programme to create one of the leading leisure attractions in Warwickshire.

Roves Farm Visitor Centre Wiltshire

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Roves Farm is a family run, working farm open to the public. We are located three miles east of Swindon and offer days out and school visits year round, with particular emphasis on hands on learning.

Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park Cheltenham

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We offer an enjoyable educational outdoor learning experience for pre-schools, schools, colleges and universities.

Bocketts Farm Park Surrey

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Bocketts Farm Park is situated within the stunning countryside and offers students the opportunity to experience farm life in detail. Students can watch the pig race, ride on a tractor, cuddle with the rabbits and also feed many of the animals.

Fishers Adventure Farm Park West Sussex

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Fishers Farm Park offers engaging school trips for younger children, where they have the opportunity to interact with various farm animals and enjoy outdoor adventure activities.

The Animal Roadshow Nationwide

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All sessions are designed to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum and are very much hands-on and educational, while still being great fun and very exciting.
     
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