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Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

It is going to be a very busy year for the team with many more groups coming to enjoy the farm, learn from the animals and immerse themselves in the wild spaces around us. Please do keep an eye on …

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Mums and Daughters enjoy the farm

Ten of them came and spent a wonderful few days of quality time with each other. As well as working with the animals and walking on the moors, there were many deep discussions around relationships and the meaning of True …

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Wonderful Work Party

A select few came once again and blessed us all here at the farm with energy, enthusiasm and muscle power! As always the list of tasks was long but they stuck at it and produced plenty of fire wood stacked …

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Let it Snow, let it snow

For 5 days at the end of January we hunkered down and enjoyed that wonderful silence that comes with the snow. It was so beautiful, so quiet and so annoying!!! It must be my age – love it for a …

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Praise the Lord for New Beginnings

It is difficult to believe that the decision shared with the Trustees last September is about to be fulfilled.It is all very surreal, with only a few weeks left here at Shallowford after 5 exciting years. It is a decision …

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School Residentials

The small and personal residential experience is so valuable for many young people. It provides:

  • The less confident with the support and personal attention to  overcome their anxieties, 
  • The more able with  the extra opportunities and details of knowledge to immerse themselves 
  • The less able to have repeated opportunities to understand in small groups
  • The numerous practical applications that support outdoor learning 
  • The unique activities that create the excitement and desire to share the experience with others in public speaking.
  • Repeated learning experiences that grows confidence, independence and great sense of achievement.

A time away from home in a safe and secure environment provides that first stepping stone to independent living. At Shallowford Farm the caring staff, the homely surroundings and the fireside setting encourages a sense of community and belonging.

The small and intimate environment at Shallowford encourages listening to others opinions, sharing different stories and understanding different viewpoints. This then nurtures a caring group and tolerant outlook.

Residential experiences create life-long memories, at Shallowford Farm these will be positive and life-changing.

Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made

John 1:3

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The Shallowford Trust – A charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England & Wales
Registered office: East Shallowford Farm, Widecombe in the Moor, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 7PW
Charity number: 1105186 Company no: 4430825