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Education & School Bookings

Our Education Programme offers lively but focussed outdoor education in a safe and dynamic environment. 

Our educational visits are primarily aimed at Early Years, Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2 but we are always happy to design a bespoke visit to meet your needs.

Self-led visits can happen at almost any time, but please contact us to book your visit so that we can make sure we have availability.

Activity sessions need to be booked in advance. They are available Monday to Friday. Our activity sessions can be booked for groups of approximately 30 at a time. The length of the session varies according to the key stage it is delivered to.

The farm is wheelchair friendly and all activities have been designed to be accessed by SEN groups.

We have an Outside classroom which is ideal for the spring and summer months. This space is set back from the main farm path and is secluded. A brilliant area for learning outside the classroom!

Feedback we've had from our previous school visits.

"Thank you so much for all your time and hard work both before and during the visit. Two thirds of my students had never been to a farm before and they were all so excited to tell others about their trip when we returned to school."

Self-Led Visits

Our self-led school visits are ideal for schools who want to explore the farm in their own time.

Open between the hours of 10:00 - 15:00.

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Guided Tour

A guided tour of the farm by a member of staff

45 min session / Suitable for KS1 & 2 / £2 per child (Groups up to 30)

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Pond Dipping

Suitable for EYFS to KS2 / Approximately 30 mins per group of 15

Sessions are available to book in spring and summer months.

£2 Per Child

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Meet The Small Animals

Suitable for all groups / Approximately 20 minutes per group of 15 / £2 per child

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Educational Pricing

As with our general entrance we have worked hard to keep costs low for all our educational activities. Please note that these prices are for pre booked visits for schools and educational groups. These prices are different to the admission fee for the general public.

All educational visits include the general entrance fee and then the activities and extras are added on top. These activities are only open to educational visits and are not open to the general public.

We normally provide groups with an invoice on the day of their visit and there is a period of 30 days to pay. Groups can pay by Cash, Cheque,Card or BACs details of which will be given with the invoice.

If you would like to book a visit for your school, then please fill in the form provided, or get in touch on: 0116 2537582

Sessions are subject to availabilty and time of year, including any covid restrictions

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Finding Us

Gorse Hill City Farm
Anstey Lane, Leicester, LE4 0FJ

Get in touch

T: 0116 253 7582

E: enquiries@gorsehillcityfarm.org.uk 

Opening Times

We are open everyday of the year except Christmas Day

April to October: 10am-4.30pm
November to March: 10am-4.00pm

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