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Whirlow Hall Farm Trust

Whirlow Hall Farm Trust

We are an educational trust based on a working farm on the outskirts of Sheffield. We welcome schools and groups on pre-booked day and residential visits, and offer vocational skills programmes for 14+ years. Our programme offers curriculum links to science, literacy, maths, geography, history, art and design and PHSE, for all age groups from pre-school to A level. Bespoke days can be organised for schools and colleges


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

138 acre farm with beef cattle, sheep, pigs, hens, goats, ponies, horticulture fields, polytunnels, vineyard & apiary, shop and cafe. 6 indoor classrooms, outdoor teaching spaces including woodland. 2 residential properties each sleeping 12 children & 2 staff. Pony riding arena (residential visits only).


Pre-booked school visits: Depending on season, full day visit £175 - £250 for class of 30 with farm tour and led educational activity chosen from our programme. 2 night residential visit for 12 children with included activities between £350 and £680. Sponsorship for qualifying groups may reduce costs by up to 50%. Public access: Shop and café open Weds-Sun. Free tours of the farm for the general public at the weekends, in small groups only.

What we can offer

  • Pre-visit information available
  • Provision of materials/equipment/livestock
  • Risk assessment
  • Self-guided activities
  • Set programmes
  • Tailored programmes
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