A recent article written by By George Monbiot, and published in the Guardian states that “A week in the countryside is worth three months in a classroom.” It continues “What is the best way to knacker a child’s education? Force him or her to spend too long in the classroom. …An overview of research into … Continue reading Helping to ‘Rewild the Child’
For those of you with children the summer holidays are coming up fast. Why not let them ‘GO WILD’ with us at Denmark Farm? With a choice of dates to suit different age groups, we are offering ‘Wild In The Woods’ activity days during the first week of the school holidays as well as during … Continue reading Go Wild in the Woods at Denmark Farm
Development of our new sustainable holiday accommodation here at Denmark Farm reached a ground-breaking stage this week (quite literally!), and building work has now begun: Digging & foundations – Feb 2012 The timber-framed units will accommodate couples, families or larger groups, and will be available as a holiday let to allow you to … Continue reading Building a Sustainable Future
The Denmark Farm Conservation Centre Autumn Training Programme is packed full of exciting workshops for all interests. Whether you want to extend your knowledge of conservation and species identification or learn a new sustainable craft you will find something for you. There’s even a ‘Wild in the Woods’ event for kids at half term too. … Continue reading Want to learn new skills this autumn?