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Densholme Care Farm

Densholme Care Farm

Our Mission Statement at Densholme Care Farm is ‘To Share The Farm With Those Who May Benefit’.
We offer alternative curriculum opportunities and are open daily from 10.00am to 3.00pm. We openly welcome any prospective young people and their parents/carers/support workers by appointment to come and visit us to see what we do. Taster days/half days can be arranged if necessary (fee applicable).
Based on an organic farm in Great Hatfield near Hornsea, we work predominantly outdoors, enjoying and benefitting from the landscape, fresh air and interesting and varied farming and countryside activities.
Our young people experience better mental and physical health as a result of their time spent on the farm, as well as enjoying working as part of a team and making new friends in a fun and supportive environment. Daily activities include animal care and horticulture (sensory garden, herb garden, market garden), willow, woodland and orchard work, and building and construction.
No day is ever the same at Densholme! We also have a purpose-built amenity building and Changing Places facility.


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

Changing Places toilet


Our pricing varies depending on the needs of the individual and the type of provision. However, an average cost is £60 per person per day session – please contact us to discuss your needs.

What we can offer

  • Bushcraft
  • Conservation and site maintenance skills
  • Cooking
  • Food preparation
  • Forest Schools
  • Growing crops and vegetables
  • Indoor crafts
  • Pre-visit information available
  • Provision of materials/equipment/livestock
  • Risk assessment
  • Set programmes
  • Small animal care (e.g. grooming, feeding, handling etc.)
  • Tailored programmes
  • Working with livestock (e.g. feeding, milking, egg collecting, daily maintenance, grooming (where appropriate))
  • Woodworking

Care Farms / Green Care Services

Related services:

  • Alternative provision
  • Skills provision
  • Care farming or green care services for SEND
  • Care farming or green care as part of Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)
  • One to one support
  • Family group provision
Care Farm

Are you a teacher and know a child with SEND? They could benefit from accessing a Care Farm.

Care Farms provide supervised, structured educational programmes of farming related activities for young people to support those struggling in school, help those with disability, behavioural challenges and improve mental health and wellbeing.

Find out more


Approved EHCP Site
Care Farming Code of Practice Site
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.

Included in Local Authority list of Alternative Education Providers
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