Open Farm Sunday 11th June 2017

Make a date to discover the world of farming at LEAF Open Farm Sunday, 11th June 2017 On Sunday 11th June 2017 the Chatham Green Project is opening its gates to visitors for LEAF Open Farm Sunday to showcase the fascinating world of farming. As well as being a fun and informative day out for all the family, LEAF Open Farm Sunday also gives visitors the opportunity to see first-hand…

Easter BioBlitz and Egg Hunt – 12th April 2017

Join us for a fun Easter activities day on our beautiful 40 acre conservation site We will have Easter crafts, camp fire, Bioblitz, children’s games and Egg hunt in the woods. The Easter Activities day will run from 10am-3pm but please note that the Egg hunt will take place at 1pm sharp, miss it and miss out! Free Admission! Please register on our Facebook Event Page so we know how…

Children’s Easter Holiday Activities – 3rd to 7th April 2017

Looking for a ‘wild’ activity for the children in the Easter holiday? We are holding an activity camp where they can participate in Bug hunting, Pond dipping, Gardening, Nature learning and Forest skills, Camp-fire, Mini-hikes and much more! Camps are for 5-10 year olds, and run from 10am-3pm with the option of early drop-off from 9:30am and late pick up until 4pm. Activities include: Bug hunting, Pond dipping, Gardening, Nature learning…

Free Briefing Events for Primary School Teachers

The Wilderness Foundation UK and Strutt and Parker (Farms) are delighted to invite primary school teachers to attend our free Chatham Green Project teacher briefings this term. Based in the heart of Essex, our conservation education project focuses on balancing the needs of farming, nature and people. Immersed in nature, pupils benefit from an experiential learning programme operated from our 400 acre living classroom featuring a range of learning zones.…

24/01/2016 Family Sunday

Once a month, on a Sunday morning (except during school holidays) we are pleased to offer the chance for families to come and enjoy the farm Get outside and join us as we explore the farm: Wildlife themed activities Trails Games Crafts Please come dressed for the outdoors – we are outside and active in all weathers! Pre-booking is essential.    All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer Suggested donation…

Citizenship Week with Felsted Preparatory School

The Wilderness Foundation will be hosting students from Felsted Preparatory School this week as part of the Citizenship Week held annually in school. The first sessions the charity will be providing at its 400 acre Chatham Green site this week include quadrat surveying of the grass meadow and the new wildflower meadow, with pupils noting differences in plant frequency between the two sites, as well as distribution of the plants…

11/06/2015 Open Farm Sunday

Come and visit us at our Chatham Green Project and enjoy a day immersed in the beautiful Essex countryside. Open Farm Sunday (this year taking place on the 7th June) is a fantastic project which has seen hundreds of farmers across the UK opening up their farm for one Sunday each year since 2006! At Hyde Hall Farm in Chatham Green we are offering the opportunity to tour our farm…