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The Results Are In! – City to Farm

As you all know, A group of up to 10 adventurous cyclists took on the 250 mile challenge from Battersea in London to Widecombe on the Moor (Dartmoor) between 25-29 August 2019. The aim was to raise £20,000 for two …

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Journey Log – City to Farm 2019

Journey Log – City to Farm 2019

A group of up to 10 adventurous cyclists took on the 250 mile challenge from Battersea in London to Widecombe on the Moor (Dartmoor) between 25-29 August 2019. The aim was to raise £20,000 for two related charities: East Shallowford …

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East Shallowford Farm – Open Day!

East Shallowford Farm – Open Day!

Feel welcome to join us on Saturday 14th September 2019 from 10.00am  – 6.00pm and learn more about the opportunities we can provide. Shallowford is a place of learning and building experiences that opens doors to many who have no …

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City to Farm 2019 – Help Us Meet Our Target

City to Farm 2019 – Help Us Meet Our Target

10 riders will be cycling from Providence House to East Shallowford Farm between 25-29th August 2019. We are raising funds to help continue the vital work of these 2 amazing charities. Please give generously by clicking here. Or by clicking the …

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Wonderful Summer

Wonderful Summer

As the schools planned for their end of year activities, Shallowford provided the magic that would carry them through the summer and beyond. To different age groups, Shallowford provides different things. However, the magic tends to fall into one of …

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The Results Are In! – City to Farm

As you all know, A group of up to 10 adventurous cyclists took on the 250 mile challenge from Battersea in London to Widecombe on the Moor (Dartmoor) between 25-29 August 2019. The aim was to raise £20,000 for two related charities: East Shallowford Farm is a working Dartmoor hill farm near Widecombe in the Moor with charitable status. Groups of children from another charity ‘Providence House’ in Battersea London, have been visiting the farm on a regular basis since the 1970’s. The money raised will fund 100 children to visit and stay at the farm.


So how did they do?

It was a great 5 days. These guys have gone beyond themselves to ride 250 miles in 4 and a bit days to help raise money for 100 youngsters to enjoy the wide open spaces of Dartmoor and the unique experience of hands on farming life in a unique setting!!

Thank you everyone for their support along the way!

If you would like to see the journey log. Click here!


The Results!

The team have reached the £20,000 target and have so far beat it! If you would like to donate or see the exact total. Click here!


A Note From Johnny

Hello friends and supporters – We made it back in one piece!

250 miles,  11  cyclists, and 2 vehicles with 4 travelling friends!

It was an amazing experience.  You may have seen some updates on Facebook,  or even heard us on BBC radio Devon/London or even UCB radio!

Without exception,  all the riders gave everything to get round. Though shattered, we were amazed at the good fortune,   good weather (mostly), and good friendships that were made. We could not have asked for better hosts at each of the 4 churches we stayed at, and a reception of up to 50 people on Widecombe Green just capped off a great event.

Several people have asked – can we do it again next year? 

Well….all things are possible….watch this space!

And we have reached our fundraising target!! Amazing!

A more detailed article will appear in the next Shallowford newsletter.

Thank you for your continued support.

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God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.

Gen 1:25

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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