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Occombe Organic Farm

 

Occombe Organic Farm is open to the public 7 days a week and free. Education centre hosts school and group visits to the farm. Run by a local charity Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust. A variety of activities are offered at Occombe all year round. These are delivered by Trust staff, fully risk assessed and linked to the national curriculum. Topics include:

  • Learning how to bake bread in the bakery with the Occombe baker
  • Mapping the farm
  • Food miles and fairtrade
  • Farmyard trail
  • Farmland birds, visiting the bird hide
  • Mini-beasts
  • Wildflower/tree/autumn fruits nature trail
  • Letterboxing
  • Habitat studies
  • Literacy and numeracy activities

Facilities

  • Coach parking

Accreditations

CEVAS Accredited

This place has CEVAS accredited personnel.

CEVAS stands for Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme. A nationally recognised accreditation, the scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.

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