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, in Blackburn, Lancashire!

Whether you're interested in our curriculum-linked workshops, exclusive use of the farm, or hands-on guided visits, we have all the information you need for an inspirational day out.

Where are you?

Located in Blackburn, Lancashire we are well located for coach travel with free on site parking.

Learning Resources


Each visit is fully supported with free learning resources and suggested lesson plans




Why are farm visits important?  

Farm visits provide your students with information about the importance of where food comes from and high welfare standards.


School trips allow students to have a variety of high-quality learning experiences outside the classroom, building confidence and knowledge as we inspire the next generation of farmers and consumers.

What teachers say!

Very good service and personalization of our day trip.

Mrs Barker, Primary Teacher

The team's knowledge, experience, and expertise always shine through. They offer great value for money and we feel like we are getting the very most from our day.

Mr Hek, Primary Teacher (Science Lead)

A wonderful hands-on experience. The children have not stopped talking about the trip to the farm!

Miss Pennine, Head Teacher

Educational Talks

Bringing Learning to Life

Pricing Plans

Prices from

£9.00 per child


✔ Accompanying adults go free to the farm visit

✔ Free Coach Parking

✔ Entry for pre-visit for teachers

✔ Pre-visit lesson plans and learning objectives 

Activities Timetable


Arrival from 9:30am  

Welcome to the farm

(Safety talk and introductions)

10:00 am-Farm Activities

11:00 am - Farmer Talk

12:00 noon - Lunch and Play Time

1:00 pm Ice Cream Tasting Game

2:00 pm Farm Activities

Depart from 3:00 pm

The above guide is fully customizable depending on time constraints, group sizes, and visit objectives.

Enjoy exclusive farm access, memorable activities and curriculum focused talks to bring learning to life!

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Thank you for your support, visiting the farm and buying local helps to support many farming families and businesses.