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Susan's Farm CIO

We are a working Care Farm two miles from Carlisle providing opportunities for learning and practical work experience. We are a registered charity.
OUR VISION is that people’s lives are transformed by working together in purposeful outdoor activity so they can reach their full potential.
Our activities focus on:
-Educational Visits for school and community groups
-Therapeutic Working for those with long term mental health support needs
-Alternative Provision for those who need a different learning environment


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


Our pricing varies depending on the needs of the individual and the type of provision. However, an average Alternative Provision cost is £75 per person per day and a 3 hours school group visit is £100 +VAT (we currently have some free educational visits available) – please contact us to discuss your needs.

What we can offer

  • Conservation and site maintenance skills
  • Food preparation
  • Provision of materials/equipment/livestock
  • Small animal care (e.g. grooming, feeding, handling etc.)
  • Working with livestock (e.g. feeding, milking, egg collecting, daily maintenance, grooming (where appropriate))

Care Farms / Green Care Services

Related services:

  • Alternative provision
  • Qualifications

Other related services:

Therapeutic Working for those with long term mental health support needs. Curriculum visits for schools and educational visits for other groups.

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.

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