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Mount Lodge Care Farm - Day Service for Adults with learning disabilities

Mount Lodge Care Farm Benenden Road, Biddenden, Kent TN27 8BY Tel: 01580 291803   Email:   Web Site:  

Mount Lodge Farm offers young people and adults with learning disabilities/additional needs the opportunity to engage in fully supervised farming and countryside related activities, covering Ashford, Maidstone, Folkestone, Tunbridge Wells and surrounding areas.

The members that attend the farm work as a team and with staff to build confidence and self-esteem and promote health and wellbeing. Members will be introduced to new experiences, learn new skills as well as developing existing skills and interests working with our animals and growing plants and vegetables.


At Mount Lodge Farm we encourage our members to develop independence and life skills working on the farm, making and mending, woodwork and rural crafts.


We promote exercise and healthy eating members will help grow fresh produce and learn how to prepare and cook healthy food for lunch, lunchtime is a very social time in the workshop where staff and members of the group socialise whilst enjoying the food produced.


We offer photography courses, encouraging members to look more closely at their surroundings, focusing on the countryside and the animals on the farm. 


Transport is available from local villages, bus stops and Headcorn train station. 


Activities include

  • Animal & Poultry care, Pony & Donkey grooming and exercise

  •     Woodwork/ Carpentry, Photography & rural crafts

  •     Vegetable & plant production  

  •     Food preparation and cooking from home grown produce

  •      Independent living  Skills & employability, Asdan Qualifications

  •    Team building, group fitness & orienteering

Who to contact

Contact Name
Helen Stow
Contact Position
Farm Manager
01580 291803

Where to go

Mount Lodge Farm
Mount Lodge
Benenden Road
TN27 8BY

Between Ashford and Maidstone Just off the A28

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Wednesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Time of day
Session Information
Full day: 10am-4pm
Half day: 10am-1pm or 1pm to 4pm

Other Details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£40.00 Per day
Cost details
£40.00 Full day includes Lunch and refreshments
£25.00 half day includes refreshments
Vacancies Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Referral required?
Referral and availability notes

Please contact Helen if you would like to come and meet us all here at the farm and have a taster of the what the service has to offer.

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