Educational Visits

We hold a number of events each year specifically for primary schools, along with competitions and discounted entry to the Great Yorkshire Show. Find out more below about what is happening this year.

Apple Day

Tuesday 15th October 2019 – BOOK NOW!

Every year we invite schools to come and visit our orchard at the Great Yorkshire Showground in October to celebrate National Apple Day. We have a selection of Yorkshire Heritage Trees including the following varieties Yorkshire Beauty, Grandpa Buxton and even Dog’s Snout!

Children also take part in a juicing workshop as well as preparing a baked apple to take home and bake for their pudding that night.

Spaces are limited to 30 children per school and the event is suitable for KS1 & KS2 groups. To book please email with the following information:

  • School name, address & phone number
  • Lead teacher name
  • Number of pupils and year group
  • Your preference of a Morning (9.30am – 12noon) or Afternoon (12.30pm – 3pm) session
national apple day
Farmhouse Breakfast

Farmhouse Breakfast

W/c 27th January 2020

We invite schools to enter our Farmhouse Breakfast competition to celebrate Breakfast Week. Lucky victors will have the opportunity to take part in a school visit to a working farm. The children will experience interactive field to fork workshops and will learn all about foods that can be incorporated into the most important meal of the day! A delicious locally produced breakfast is then provided for all to enjoy! Find more details on the competitions page.

For further information please contact Kate Kirby, Charitable Activities Coordinator, on 01423 546283 or email

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