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Herd Farm


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The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
31 reviews


Very Good




(June 2019 - Primary - Post No: 12584 )

Superb venue with committed, caring staff. (May 2019 - Post No: 12226 )

(May 2019 - Secondary - Post No: 11758 )

Herd Farm really developed the children's life skills. This was evident throughout the trip, not just the activities. The staff were excellent and went out of their way to explain everything to us and provide us with everything that we needed. (May 2019 - Primary - Post No: 11540 )

(April 2019 - Primary - Post No: 11173 )

Exactly what we wanted to meet our targets. And a bit more too! Excellent activities, fantastic staff! (February 2019 - Primary - Post No: 9636 )

Staff are brilliant and facilities are great. We all enjoyed the food too!!! (February 2019 - Primary - Post No: 9551 )

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(February 2019 - Primary - Post No: 9403 )

Great activities and facilities. Lots for the children to do and they really were challenged to overcome their fears! (February 2019 - Primary - Post No: 9253 )

(January 2019 - Secondary - Post No: 9069 )

Herd Farm was a great venue but was let down by the weather. Activities in the round houses had potential however the dull day made visibility difficult and therefore the children struggled. There was no access to indoors and on a cold, wet day the children needed to be more active to stay warm or a fire could have been lit over dinner. Groups who visited on days with better weather, had a much more successful visit. (November 2018 - Primary - Post No: 7818 )

Activities pitched very well. Excellent staff support the children very well. Great accommodation and excellent food. (November 2018 - Primary - Post No: 7811 )

A superb experience, enjoyed by students and staff. Students involved themselves in some activities that truly stretched them. (November 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 7448 )

We had a really fantastic trip to Herd Farm led by Tina and Ian. The children loved the activities of tepee building, exploring the round houses and hunting deer. It really enhanced our learning of the stone age topic and the children came away having really enhanced their knowledge. (November 2018 - Primary - Post No: 7394 )

(October 2018 - Primary - Post No: 7080 )

The visit was enjoyable for the children. A little bit slow paced. (October 2018 - Primary - Post No: 7046 )

Herd farm is an excellent center with lots of facilities to allow students to experience outdoor activities. It is well resourced and staffed to allow all students to have engaging experiences. (July 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 5570 )

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(May 2018 - Primary - Post No: 3395 )

Superb venue great staff children really enjoyed the visit (May 2018 - Primary - Post No: 3236 )

(May 2018 - Primary - Post No: 3138 )

Really positive service and lovely self contained facilities that worked really well with the group of students that we took with us. Staff were helpful and the food provided was excellent. (April 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 2683 )

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(March 2018 - Primary - Post No: 1917 )

The presentations by the leaders were very informative. They thoroughly explained the artefacts shown and allowed some children to look/hold them more closely. It would have been helpful/more engaging if all of the children were able to have a closer look at the artefacts. The children had a selection of activities to participate in such as tee-pee building, spear throwing and observation of a fire being made. It may have been more beneficial to be involved in more activities such as these as the more active part of the day was thoroughly enjoyed by the children. (February 2018 - Primary - Post No: 1172 )

We have used herd farm for a number of years and are always impressed with their site and staff. (January 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 775 )

Herd farm is an excellent facility that we would highly recommend. There are a number of different activities available and staff strive to offer an appropriate experience for all students. (January 2018 - Secondary - Post No: 774 )

(January 2018 - Primary - Post No: 442 )


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