Care farm benefits older people, those with dementia and their carers

'The care farm gives them the opportunity to go outdoors, meet new people, branch out & see life from a new perspective' Check out the new film clip from Social Farms and Gardens about how care farming supports older people, those with dementia and their carers. We were delighted to see a few familiar faces in [...]

2021-11-19T16:29:16+00:00November 19th, 2021|

November & December Events

This Autumn there is lots happening at Road Farm Countryways. We have recently held sausage making demonstrations, chutney making workshops and a family apple afternoon! This month we are planning a pruning workshop, details to follow. Countrymen Sessions in November & December Countrymen Club for retired men with a background or passion for farming, horticulture and [...]

2021-11-25T14:33:53+00:00October 4th, 2021|

See our donkeys at Youth Climate Crisis event at Lindengate

Our very special donkeys, Joey and Shakydd played their part in the Great Big Green Week, and attended the Youth Climate Crisis event on Saturday 18th September 2-4pm at Lindengate supporting the Nature Alliance. Young people of Bucks were invited to come along to Lindengate, meet our donkeys, explore the Lindengate grounds and get involved [...]

2021-10-20T11:25:37+01:00September 13th, 2021|

The Nature Alliance – supporting young people in Bucks with their wellbeing

We are excited to be a part of the Nature Alliance, a major new service integrating nature, health and wellbeing for young people under 25 in Bucks. Funded by the Rothschild Foundation, The Nature Alliance is a partnership between Road Farm Countryways, Lindengate Charity, Chiltern Rangers, Chiltern Society and Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust [...]

2021-07-18T08:09:50+01:00July 18th, 2021|

Open Farm Sunday on 27 June

 Sunday 27 June, 12.30-4.30pm Over 200 people visited our farm throughout the day on Sunday 27th June to celebrate Open Farm Sunday and to enjoy our beautiful farm and surrounding Chilterns countryside. Many either  joined our farmer-led walks which highlighted the different aspects of farming, biodiversity, wildlife or followed our map on a self-guided tour. [...]

2021-07-18T07:49:46+01:00May 12th, 2021|

Donkeys walking for War Horse Memorial

This April we are joining animal lovers from all corners of the UK in a 'Walk for War Horse' initiative to raise money for War Horse Memorial, the charity honouring the service of animals in war, and to fundraise towards a new field shelter for our donkeys. Our donkeys are a very special part of our care [...]

2021-04-11T17:21:33+01:00April 11th, 2021|

Our Wish List for 2021

Would you like to help us? If the answer is yes, perhaps you could help us fund one or more of the following items that we are in need of to help with the smooth running of the care farm and our other projects. A Two wheel wheelbarrow Long handled Donkey Poop Scooper bucket & [...]

2021-01-09T14:24:54+00:00January 9th, 2021|

A Round up of 2020 & Our Latest Newsletter

Latest news from Road Farm Countryways After a very different and challenging year, we look back at what amazing resilience, adaptability, community-spirit, love and support that we, at the farm, have witnessed. We would like to extend a big heartfelt thank you to all of you who support us. Please enjoy our winter newsletter and [...]

2021-02-28T20:52:31+00:00November 30th, 2020|

Our new ‘Tent in the Orchard’

Road Farm Countryways is a traditional working family farm offering opportunities for people to learn, grow and improve their well-being, through activities involving many aspects of farming life and nature. Our 'Tent in the Orchard' is a dedicated flexible space where individuals or families can sit or stroll in quiet reflection, or enjoy simple nature activities around the [...]

2021-04-08T21:42:33+01:00November 19th, 2020|

Farm fun quizzes

New quizzes added! We thought we'd add a few fun quizzes to test your farming knowledge, to help keep you entertained. Each quiz has the answers on the second page, so no peaking! Spring Time Quiz by Countryways Road Farm Countryways Christmas Carol Quiz Road Farm Countryways Festive word scramble Road Farm Countyrways Christmas Quiz [...]

2021-03-10T20:09:57+00:00November 4th, 2020|
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