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Tuppenny Barn Organics Ltd

Tuppenny Barn is a hectare working organic smallholding growing food to Soil assocaition standards.  The site incorporates a rain water harvesting system, bee hives, over 20 growing beds, soft fruit area, flower cutting garden,solar polytunnel, herb area, wildlife pond, large compost producrtion area and a small orchard. The indoor education centre includes a kitchen classroom which is used for fork to fork workshops.  Tuppenny Barn grows in harmony with nature so no artificial fertiliesers or chemicals or pesticides are used in their working practises.  The site facilitates school visits using the site as an outdoor classroom.  Tours are conducted so pupils may see the sustainable parctises implemented such as companion planting, the no dig method & fertility building of the soil by naturaly made feeds, rotted compost & green manures.  Wildlife in all shapes & sizes can be seen during the visit although no 2 visits are the same.


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  • Coach parking
  • Covered space
  • Disabled toilets
  • Hand washing facilities
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access


The centre is open to the public on Thursdays and Fridays, charges apply for workshops and school visits. Please see our website or call 01243 377780 for further details.

What we can offer

  • Pre-visit information available
  • Risk assessment
  • Self-guided activities
  • Set programmes
  • Tailored programmes


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.

Other Accreditations

Soil Association Producer GS9490

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