Key Facts for Teachers

Six Miles from Evesham and three miles from Bidford on Avon, Cleeve Prior Heritage Trust is based at a 17 Century Field Barn with enclosed garden, indoor and covered areas, 10 Acres of fruit orchards, a woodland area with poetry walk and a historic grower’s hovel. There is parking for cars and minibuses with safe coach drop off by the car park entrance.

School visits are restricted to one school at a time and safe covid working practices are in place.

Every visit includes a welcome session which covers health and safety, an introduction to the Orchard and Healthy eating.  Children learn about fruit growing and harvesting and food distribution.

Things to do and explore:-

  • Habitats: Orchard, Woodland and Pond
  • History: 17 Century Barn and 20th Century Grower’s Hovel, Well Area
  • New Poetry Woodland Walk 
  • Apple Pressing available in September and October

Your Resources Ready Prepared:-

  • Pond Dipping - Please see below for The Pond Pack.
  • Grower’s Hovel –
  • Poetry Booklet with full words and a background to the poet and the poem.
  • Resource bags with quality identification charts to use on the day.
  • A Kit List for Visitors


Risk Assessment and First Aid

Prior to your visit you must carry out a risk assessment and nominate the responsible first aider.  Teachers are required to read the industry code of practice relating to farm visits prior to the visit which will help you carry out your risk assessment.


Cost – If we have grant money available your visit may be free of charge. 


For more information contact us

Gina Carr, Trustee   

Linda Garnett-Clarke, Volunteer

The Pond Pack
Background resource and help for teachers.
Pond Pack Field Barn.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.2 MB]

Upcoming events


Saturday 6th April 10.30 - MIDDAY

Visit us

Cleeve Prior Heritage Trust

Field Barn
Evesham Rd  
Cleeve Prior,

WR11 8JX

Registered Charity Number 1063291


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