Whirlow Hall Farm Trust
Whirlow Hall Farm Trust introduces disabled or disadvantaged city children (and others) to a 130 acre working farm. Includes residential farmhouse and barn residential centre. Provides employment for people with learning disabilities. Holds annual Farm Fayre and a variety of other fundraising events.
The Whirlow Hall Farm shop sells the farm's produce, including pork, lamb, beef, eggs, soft fruit and vegetables. Cafe open on Open Wednesday – Sunday 10am-5pm.
They offer a supportive environment for adults with a Health & Social Care budget who would like to develop a variety of life skills on a diverse working farm. You can get involved in real farming activities and experience the countryside. They welcome those with learning difficulties, disabilities and mental health issues.
Sessions are tailored by their team of tutors and you can work towards achieving specific care and life-plan targets. Learning is interactive and hands-on activities develop teamwork skills and confidence.
Volunteering opportunities are also available.
Schools and groups can visit on pre-booked day and residential visits, and additionally they offer vocational skills programmes for young people aged 14+ years.
Location: Whirlow Hall Farm
Street: Whirlow Lane
Postcode: S11 9QF