to the farm
Bringing Learning to Life
With hundreds of animals to see, set in 350 acres of farmland, we've an amazing location for your next school trip!
Whether you're interested in our curriculum-linked workshops, delivered by our very own team of experts, or hands-on guided visits, we have all the information you need for an inspirational, fun day out at Mrs Dowsons Farm Park.
Range of curriculum-linked workshops
Meet our farm animals
"The trips and activities are well run and the farm experience can't be found anywhere else."
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What happens on the day
A member of our team will meet you on arrival
You'll have access to the Mrs Dowsons site for the day.
You'll have a base for your bags and a sheltered space to eat your own lunch.
The trip will be entirely led by our team, with lots of hands-on activities and workshops.
For more information on example trip timetables, click here.
Our team experts...
Amelia Dowson & James Ainsworth our team experts have received recognition for gaining all 9 credits of the Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme: Educational Route
Preparing for Farm and Countryside Visits (CAF561) L2 Credit : 3
Food, Farming & Countryside in the National Curriculum (CAF562) L2 Credit : 3
Talking to Pupils, Students & Teachers (CAF563) L2 Credit : 3
"Their little faces were beaming with joy from the moment that they arrived.
The children (and adults of course) thoroughly enjoyed listening about, feeding, stroking and handling a variety of your wonderful animals.
I watched as their confidence grew and eventually every single child engaged happily in all the hands-on activities.
Useful information for teachers
FAQs for school trips
Get answers to the most commonly asked questions about our school trips.
Find out about our safety processes, risk assessments, and public liability insurance.
Pricing & Availability
Everything you need to know about prices and paying for your trip
Book your Pre-visit
Book your visit and receive 2 complimentary tickets to visit and plan your day