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School trips

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.

Key Information

  • Range of curriculum-linked workshops

  • Meet our farm animals

  • Hands-on activities

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Visiting teacher:

"The trips and activities are well run and the farm experience can't be found anywhere else."

"Our reception children LOVED their trip to

the farm and

described it

to be the

'best day

ever!'"

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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...

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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

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Visiting Teacher:

 

"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

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FAQs for school trips

​Get answers to the most commonly asked questions about our school trips.

Ask our team

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Visiting Safely

Find out about our safety processes, risk assessments, and public liability insurance.

Pre-visit Info

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Pricing & Availability

Everything you need to know about prices and paying for your trip

Find out more

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Book your Pre-visit

Book your visit and receive 2 complimentary tickets to visit and plan your day

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