Due to COVID, it is currently not possible to provide our usual educational visits on the trust’s estates. However, please be reassured that we are reviewing our outdoor learning offer, and have been working on some initiatives that are possible. For more information, please contact us.


How outdoor learning can work for your school

A typical day in the life of one of ECT’s outdoor learning centres… click here to find out more.

Read what teachers say about learning from the land with ECT:

“These are town children most of whom have never been to a farm before, and it really did open their eyes because it’s such a different world from where they live…” Click here to find out more.

“Our weekly excursions to Forest School are of tremendous benefit to the children, providing them with a natural environment where they can experience a real sense of freedom which enriches their education and helps them develop their learning skills…” Click here to find out more.

“The whole experience was absolutely fantastic for the children – for most of them, it was their first chance to learn in an outdoor, countryside environment. They found it completely exhilarating. They were able to get stuck in to real practical skills like sawing and hammering when they made bird boxes, with careful instructions from Lee…” Click here to find out more.