News/Blog

News/Blog

Lavender Primary School Journey

Lavender Primary School was welcomed back to Cardfields for their Year 5 school journey in July 2019. Upon arrival the fun began, the young people explored the house and grounds and then attended Riverside Ice and Leisure trying their hand at ice skating. With a fun packed filled programme over four days they all had […] Read More >

Memories made for John Keble Primary School

Cardfields welcomed back John Keble Primary School for an amazing week of activities, home cooked food and the opportunity of exploring the beautiful grounds and surrounding Essex countryside. With the sun shining, the children enjoyed running around the grounds of Cardfields as well as learning new skills and learning to be independent. Activities included: Orienteering […] Read More >

Christ the King Catholic Primary School journey

Cardfields welcomed Christ the King Catholic Primary School for a fun packed filled week of activities and home comforts for their school journey. The young people had the opportunity of learning new skills, being independent and developing leadership and co-operation skills. With a full programme the group enjoyed: Learning how to read a compass Experiencing […] Read More >

Family Adventure for May Bank Holiday

Cardfields hosted a family and friends gathering once again for Annabel West for May bank holiday. The family had amazing time enjoying the house and grounds and making most of the wonderful facilities on offer. The young children loved exploring the five acres of grounds as well as the local countryside. Annabel West stated “We […] Read More >

Laycock Primary School blossomed at Cardfields

Cardfields welcomed Laycock Primary School for a fun packed filled week for their school journey. The young people enjoyed the amazing weather and had a great week learning new skills, making new friends and enjoying all the activities arranged: Orienteering and walking to the Ford gathering ideas to create a poem or rap song Bush […] Read More >

Hugh Myddleton School have fun at Cardfields

Hugh Myddleton School – Year 5 was welcomed to Cardfields for four days of fun packed activities at the end of April. With the sun shining the young people had the opportunity to take part in lots of outdoor activities as well enjoying the beautiful grounds at Cardfields and local Essex countryside. During their school […] Read More >

Memories made for Thornhill Primary School

Thornhill Primary School was welcomed back to Cardfields for their school journey making most of the marvellous weather, enjoying the five acres of grounds and the Essex countryside. Memories were made with a fun packed week of outdoor activities, building new friendships and learning new skills. From amazing art work to navigating their way to […] Read More >

The Edible Garden is coming to Cardfields

We are pleased to announce that Elaine Clarke and Ann Warren recently attended ‘The Edible Garden’ course at The Royal Horticultural Society, Hyde Hall in Chelmsford. Elaine and Ann will work with groups to set up a simple productive garden and manage the growing space throughout the seasons at Cardfields. Cardfields will activity involve young […] Read More >

Gap in our history at Cardfields

Cardfields recently welcomed an unexpected visitor to the house who provided us with fantastic childhood memories and history of the house and surrounding areas. Lucy Davies-Coward filled a gap in Cardfields family history – The Davies family purchased the house from Norman Butler family in 1964 after leaving New York on The Queen Mary in 1963. The Davies […] Read More >

Cardfields looks forward to the year ahead

Cardfields would like to thank all visiting groups and private clients who attended in 2018 and hope fantastic memories were made! We look forward to welcoming all new and existing clients in 2019. Cardfields is the perfect setting for your school journey visit, faith and community organisations and private hire. We are perfectly placed in the beautiful […] Read More >