The Dove Valley Centre
TexDove Valley Centre,
Under Whitle Farm,
Free Farm Visits 2016 supported by the higher level stewardship scheme
School groups can book to visit the farm for a range of educational farm related activities.
Get close up to the wild flowers of our hay meadows
Capture the beauty, structure & diversity of these wild flowers: & through observation & painting contribute to our patchwork haymeadow project.
Late May & June
Drink an apple
Make apples into juice with apples from the orchard & enjoy tasting different varieties from the Beeley Pippin to the Bramley Seedling.
Late September & October
For Secondary pupils: Key Stage 3 & 4 we can offer tailored workshops
These visits are lead by a qualified ecologist & teacher & can include investigations of habitats on the farm, mini beasts in the river & eco systems in the wood.
Farm Visits and Events
Community archaeology project
Last event here was the very successful Survey Open Day on March 25th
Following on from this will be the excavations from June 20th until July 9th. See Peeling back the layers website for more info & how to get involved