Learning In the Outdoors

Butterlope Farm  hosts schools, playgroups and other community groups on visits tailored to their needs.  Activities include:

  • Learning and experiencing farming in the uplands, through interaction with the animals and having a go at farming tasks.
  • History of farming and the landscape through a study of old farm homesteads, lazybeds, drystonewalls and other historical features.
  • Biodiversity through the study of  farm habitat,s including hedgerows, wildflower verges, streams, peatlands and heath.
  • Gardening through hands on learning in the garden and polytunnel. 

All topics include the links to health and well being and our impact on the environment.