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Contact - Chris Franklin: Contact for Rescue animals, animal care, group visits, talks, social media  contact@caenhillcc.org.uk 07 816 816 125

Kara Robertson: Contact for press, media, photographs, social media shoutouts media@caenhillcc.org.uk 

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For a social media shout-out please contact Kara via this page 
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Helie Franklin. Contact for school placements, school visits, DofE, care home visits, volunteers   helie@caenhillcc.org.uk
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Chris Franklin: Contact for Rescue animals, animal care, group visits, talks, social media  contact@caenhillcc.org.uk 07 816 816 125
Kara Robertson: Contact for press, media, photographs, social media shoutouts media@caenhillcc.org.uk 

For a media or interview contact   Kara email - media@caenhillcc.org.uk  
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Become a Patreon > https://www.patreon.com/caenhillcc

IMPORTANT NOTES;

The current COVID-19 situation has had a great deal of impact on the amount of support the Caenhill Countryside Centre has received or been able to link with.

Please call to arrange a visit and follow our COVID-19 rules when entering the farm. 


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IMPORTANT NOTES;

The current COVID-19 situation has had a great deal of impact on the amount of support the Caenhill Countryside Centre has received or been able to link with. We have limited access and  COVID-19 rules

NOTE – please check government updates regularly as these are changing times and new information is regularly added. Please DO NOT rely purely on this document.
Please call to arrange a visit and follow our COVID-19 rules when entering the farm. 

 

Greetings  and welcome to the Caenhill Countryside Centre web site. We are working with communities to bring agriculture and horticulture to children and young people by providing courses and hands on experiences set on a farm.

For media / shoutouts please contact my daughter and PR advisor Kara at media@caenhillcc.org.uk 

Our courses and activities cover agriculture, horticulture and rural skills are mainly delivered at the farm but we also take them to schools and to other educational establishments.

Working with schools, we aim to deliver
courses that will encourage the enjoyment of farming, animals and the countryside.

The project has opportunities for you to help our students and young adults develop skills in Animals welfare, Crops, Machinery, Rural Crafts, Countryside Heritage, Welbeing, Metal work, Wood work, Conservation and countryside media.

As a charity (Registered Charity Number 1177801) we rely on support from volunteers, funders and supporters.

We are based  to the west of Devizes in Wiltshire, very near to the flight of locks at Caen Hill on the Kennet and Avon canal. SN10 5TF follow for map

We are a working farm,we produce crops for our animals and to sell. We do not send our animals to market they are part of our education team and like us work with young people's education and wellbeing. Visitors are by appointment only so please get in touch if you want to visit. helie@caenhillcc.org.uk

The farm has ten themed areas across the site.

 Please make sure you advise us of visits, sign in & out, keep gates / doors closed, do not feed animals unless instructed and of course when arriving & leaving  to use our boot & hand wash area. 

So many ways you can help please follow this link to find out more

  helie@caenhillcc.org.uk

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A collection of video from the last 30 years capturing farming anf the Countryside. Videos shot by Chris Franklin. There wil be lots of opportunities to capture your own videos at the Centre.

Marsh Farm potato harvest 1986

http://youtu.be/IVYt6xZqlsw

Silage making with the Franklins 1983

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Barn Owl 14 March 2013

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Volunteering

Volunteering

Now what would be your reason for volunteering? 

Making new friends, working in a great outdoor place, knowing that you can help to keep the project going and animals fed, bedded up and cared for with the work and time you put in. 

Is there any other reason to volunteer?

IMPORTANT NOTES;

The current COVID-19 situation has had a great deal of impact on the amount of support the Caenhill Countryside Centre has received or been able to link with.

NOTE – please check government updates regularly as these are changing times and new information is regularly added. Please DO NOT rely purely on this document.
Please cal to arrange a visit and follow our COVID-19 rules when entering the farm. 

This document can be used as a checklist of considerations when looking for volunteering opportunities .

The Caenhill Countryside Centre welcomes volunteers from all walks of life.  Our team work benefits from those  who love getting involved in every level of our work.  It could be painting, moving bales, mucking out, helping with animal care, helping with children or group visitors as they enjoy their day here. 

It is also good to have support with our events, fundraising opportunities and outside links to the project. 

There are lots of ways you can help and you don’t need volunteering experience. If you have the time, commitment or knowledge to share, we’ll do our best to work with you to help us, develop your interests and skills network, and hope we work with you to enjoy your time, at a time to please you and to help us when we need it      

Practicalities of Volunteering with CaenhillCC        

  • You will receive a thorough induction to the project then to  your role/ task so that you are confident in what we are asking you to do. 
  • In general volunteers must be over 18 and trained or able to undertake the task in hand.
  • There is no maximum age, just ensure you are fit enough for tasks.
  • It is your responsibility to make sure you are able to volunteer.
  • Some teenagers may be willing and able for some tasks but -  we cannot always provide supervision so this may restrict younger people to volunteering with their parents or guardian or supporter. 
  • We cannot pay volunteers - any courses or notified expenses will be viewed.

Here are just some of the opportunities where our project volunteers can help 

What can you volunteer for?

Ideas - maintenance roles - electrical, plumbing, fencing, repairs, clean up and weeding of entrances/ pathways / workshops, painting 

Gardening roles - weeding, planting, pruning, watering, tidying areas, digging, garden machinery , compost bins, 

Animal Care roles - These are mainly done by our students though there are opportunities to help. Looking for people to use their skills in looking after our animals.

Farmer roles - fencing, ditching , making pens, feed / water solutions, lifting of heavy items, digging 

If you would like to join us, support our team, offer some help then please get in touch. contact@caenhillcc.org.uk

How can groups get involved?

The Caenhill Countryside Centre project welcomes people from many walks of life, many age groups, and differing interests. 

Perhaps you would like to come along to learn more about the countryside or to help with a day of teamwork volunteering.

School and Young People's Groups

We are keen to welcome school groups to the Caenhill Countryside Centre. We work with the teachers and team to prepare a full hands on experience to enhance and encourage their learning. We link with the school project , develop a programme of activities and keep everyone on board through their time here.

Young People’s Groups

We have welcomed many young people and helped them achieve for their own personal project, and we can help young people with:

Our countryside centre is a caring learning centre many have described as a healing farm. The calm of the countryside and animals makes it a relaxing centre where we can all Learn with Nature. 

Youth Leader Awards, Brownie badges, Scout badges, Rainbow’s awards and much more. 

We work with leaders to give the groups a worthwhile time and achievement. It must also fit in with the work time of the project and the supervision time required.

Some groups may wish to come and do a group volunteering session which we can help with.

 

If you would like to join us, support our team, offer some help then please get in touch. contact@caenhillcc.org.uk

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