Would you like some Green Space at Stokehill?

 

As well as the training available for teachers and farmers,  you can enjoy health walks, workshops and longer courses at Stokehill - and most of these are free!

COVID19:  For the moment, all on-farm courses are suspended but please note that the Moving Forward course continues.  It has moved online, with its focus still on green space, creative activities and collaboration. Please use the Contact Form below to get in touch if you would like to know more about the Virtual Moving Forward course.

Calm on the farm Health Walks

Calm on the Farm is part of the South Somerset Walking for Health scheme.  If you belong to an existing Health Walk groups or any other types of group who would like a gentle walk around Stokehill, please get in touch. We do have a fixed programme of walks but we can often be flexible about  finding a date to suit your group.

Our farm could be covered in about 30 minutes - but we take about an hour and a half,  spending plenty of time stopping and looking at livestock and wildlife on the farm before refreshments in the barn.

These walks are ideal for groups who would like to spend some time walking at a gentle pace, with time to appreciate the seasonal changes in the green space of our small farm.

Click on the PDF icon opposite to see sample walks and workshops.

Sample programme:

Green Space at Stokehill

 

If you enjoy spending time connecting with nature and with other people, whilst gaining some new skills and knowledge, a Green Space course could be just the thing for you.

There are half day workshops and six week courses in the Green Space range.  Half day workshops last three hours and six week courses consist of weekly sessions of two and a half hours.

We cover a wide range of food, farming and countryside themes.  Each session includes a gentle walk around part of the farm, an optional practical activity and information about other local social, practical or volunteering opportunities.

If you would like to find out more about upcoming workshops and courses , please get in touch, using the contact form below.  

Moving Forward

Moving Forward is a special six week course for people who have recently completed cancer treatment.  The course has received excellent feedback from participants and it has been externally evaluated by the South West Academic Health Network (SWAHSN).

Click on the PDF icon opposite to find out more about Moving Forward.  Patients are signposted to this course from Yeovil District Hospital, Macmillan workers and local Health Centre Health Coaches but if you would like to join this course, please get in touch, using the contact form below.  

Moving Forward

Green Space courses are delivered in partnership with Petroc and with SS&L as part of the Community Learning Partnership. Sessions are free* for eligible participants.

*  Please get in touch if you would like to find out whether you are eligible for a free place.

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Would you like to know more about how your school groups can enjoy growing their skills and knowledge on our Somerset farm?  Or to find a course for your own professional development?   Do you want to provide your pupils with that extra 'something' for Common Entrance or scholarship examinations?  Or to provide them with structured support for A level Biology field work?

 

Or are you looking for some Green Space?  

      

Debbie Hicks

Director  Stokehill 

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