At the Centre:
FREE ENTRY - CHARITY SHOP - HORSE RIDING - GARDENING - NON PROFIT CAFE - ORGANIC VEGETABLES - SENSORY GARDEN - 70 + ANIMALS
Registered Charity Number 1155421 (formerly known as Heathrow Special Needs Farm)
We are open for people from 5 years of age with all kinds of disabilities and special needs including those with multiple and profound learning disabilities, physical and mental disabilities,those recovering from stroke or other serious ailments, the elderly and those affected by dementia
We welcome disabilty groups, care homes, day centres, schools and individuals
Activities and opportunities include:
Horse Riding approved by The Riding For the Disabled Association. We have riding slots available on Wednesday's, Thursday's and Saturday's
Help to look after our 70+ animals which include large horses, small ponies, donkeys, goats, pigs, sheep,rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, ducks & turkeys
Gardening and horticulture with raised growing beds and a large polytunnel
Work experience placements to help enable people with disabilities or special needs enter the workplace
Covered horse riding arena / Indoor and outdoors animal enclosures
Large Indoor Activity Room which can be reserved for the personal use of groups day, centres etc
Sensory Garden / Nature area / Charity and farm produce shop
Wheelchair access / Toilets
Cedar Tea Room
Open Monday to Friday 10am till 2.00pm
Serves a wide selection of inexpensive hot and cold food, snacks and drinks
Must be a minimum 5 years of age
Opening times: 10.00am until 2.00pm Monday to Friday.
Saturday's open only for pre booked horse riding
Only visiting ? : Just turn up. No registration or pre booking required.
Want to get involved and take part in activities or opportunities ? :
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information
Free entry / Free participation in activities and opportunities,
except horse riding which attracts a nominal fee to help cover costs.
We have vacancies for our RDA riding lessons if you are interested please contact us for further information.
Volunteer Horse side walkers on Mon, Wed, Thu & Sat mornings. No experience needed but must be comfortable with large animals. Full training given. Minimum 16 years of age. Email: email@example.com for more info
Horses required on loan to work at our RDA Riding School. Must be of a calm nature. Ideally 14.2H to 16.00H
Top home awaits. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 01753 680330
Volunteers required to exercise our RDA horses. Experienced riders only. We currently have 3 horses between 13.2H to 15.2H. Email: email@example.com or phone: 01753 680330
Please support us by making a donation
We are not funded by the local authority and rely upon charitable giving and occasional grants