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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 artwork to navigate their way to Heather Hills […]

The Edible Garden is coming to Cardfields

We are pleased to announce that Elaine Clarke and Ann Warren recently attended the ‘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 actively involve […]

Gap in our history at Cardfields

Cardfields recently welcomed an unexpected visitor to the house who provided us with fantastic childhood memories and the 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 […]

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, community organisations and private hire. We are perfectly placed in the beautiful […]

Seasons Greetings from Cardfields

Wishing all our valued customers and friends season greetings from the team at Cardfields.  Wishing you all the joys of the season, peace, and prosperity throughout the coming year. We hope to see you back at Cardfields in 2019.    

St Helen’s Catholic Junior School Academy steps back in time

St Helen’s Catholic Junior School Academy was welcomed to Cardfields to experience the smells, tastes, games, stories, and crafts of a traditional Victorian Christmas in a Victorian country house. The children had an amazing time stepping back in time dressed in their fantastic Victorian costumes and enjoyed being in the country house. The children had […]

Hungerford Primary School Journey

Hungerford Primary School was welcomed to Cardfields in November for three days of fun and activities. The young people had a fantastic time enjoying the Essex countryside, learning to be independent and trying their hand at new skills, such as: Pond dipping – identifying insects BMX Biking Making Lavender scent Orienteering to Heather Hills Shelter […]

Autumn Sun for Robert Blair School Journey

Robert Blair Primary School enjoyed their school journey at Cardfields in the bright autumn sun making most of the beautiful weather and enjoying the outdoors and grounds. Learning new experiences they young people had the opportunity to learn new skills, made new friends, and enjoyed home comforts at Cardfields. The programme included: Archery Trebuchet BMX Biking […]

Memories made at Cardfields for Childs Hill School

It was an absolute joy and pleasure to spend a week with amazing young people from Childs Hill Primary School who showed such enthusiasm and creativity during their stay at Cardfields. The young people had the opportunity of taking part in many outdoor activities in the beautiful Essex countryside such as: Learning how to read […]

Learning Outside the Classroom and Food Hygiene Awards

Following Cardfields recent inspection for Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge we are happy to announce we have been awarded the quality badge for services provided at Cardfields for example five star food ratings, excellent facilities, and great outdoor learning. The inspection was conducted by Norberto Fusi, Educational Visits Adviser who spent the day […]