DATE: Friday 20th May 2022
TIME: 9.30am to 2.30pm
KEY STAGE: Key Stage 2 (priority given to yrs 5 & 6)
COST: This event will be free of charge.
PRE-VISIT BRIEFING (PVB): All schools must send a representative to the PVB, without the PVB, we cannot accept schools on the Countryside Classroom Day.
The day will be centred at Hall Barn, Great Thurlow and will include demonstrations and visits to the following Estate activities:
Farming – The arable farming process including the machinery and the food production process from field to table. The livestock including the suckler herd and the sheep flock.
Woodland Management – Three demonstrations to show the full life cycle of the woodland from seed collection to timber processing, including the environmental benefit of active woodland management.
The Thurlow Foxhounds – A visit to the Hunt Kennels to meet the hounds and the working horses as well as the terrier man and his terriers and ferrets.
Gamekeeping – Game bird rearing, working retrievers and the environmental benefit of vermin control.
For further information contact us.
Tel: 01422 885566