Education is at the heart of the CRT. We are passionate about providing young people with learning experiences that reconnect them with nature and foster a life-long relationship with our wonderful countryside. Mosaic is the education branch of The Countryside Restoration Trust. Our dedicated team focus on farming and wildlife education. Please read on to find out more.
Mosaic is the outdoor learning programme from CRT. Helping children piece together the farming and wildlife mosaic.
Mosaic offers a wide range of food, farming and wildlife themed activities on working farms. Our objective is to nuture an understanding of conservation and lasting appreciation of the countryside. Aimed at primary school aged children and Scouting Adventure Groups, the programmes have been devised to align with national curriculum objectives for Reception, Key Stages 1 & 2 and to attain Scouting Activity badges.
We welcome school groups of up to 30 pupils and Beaver Colonies and Cub Packs.
Each Mosaic accredited farm offers its own unique learning journey and provides an enriching and memorable visit experience.
We offer quality school visits that immerse children in a farming and wildlife learning adventure within stunning scenery. We provide:
For Activity Badge inspired programmes designed Beaver Colonies and Cub Packs click here.
Pierrepont Farm is a dairy farm boasting an award-winning pedigree herd of Jersey cows and a state of the art dairy, complete with robot milking parlour. In addition to extensive pasture, the farm is home to a thriving wildlife pond and extensive wooded area.
We are excited to be launching Mosaic here in September 2021. Watch this space for updates and how to book! Pierrepont Farm will be the flagship Mosaic site.
Mayfields is a 40-acre smallholding home to an array of animals, including sheep, goats, horses, sheepdogs, guinea pigs and a tortoise, to name but a few. The farm also benefits from a small wooded area, two ponds, a raised bird hide, plus a red squirrel breeding enclosure.
We are making some fantastic changes ot the farm and look forward to launching the Mosaic programme in Norfolk in 2022.
Turnastone Court Farm is a rural idyll with breath-taking views at every turn. The farm is home to a flock of Texel sheep and a herd of Hereford cows who graze over 200 acres of permanent pasture.
A large orchard showcasing an abundance of fruit varieties is nestled next to a beautiful education lodge. The lodge courtyard houses an impressive kitchen garden brimming with fruits, vegetables and herbs.
We are looking forward to launching the Mosaic programme in Herefordshire in 2022.