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© 2018 The Nests Little Smallholding

Created by Hare & Hound Design Studio

The Nests Little Smallholding

Greenhead Estate, Greenhead Lane,

Readley, Burnley, BB12 9DU

Tel. 07541 705097

Lessons in 'The Coop'

'Thought for Food' lessons take place in our specially converted barn classroom - The Coop! With livestock show pens for children to meet the animals, it is a fun and exciting, yet relaxed environment for hands on learning sessions. Thought for Food lesson plans and structures can be found below. 

  • Primary, secondary and home education children / parents are all welcome

  • AQA awards available 

  • Fully DBS checked and insured

  • Council notified and approved

  • Packed lunches and snacks are welcome

  • Wellies and outdoor clothing essential

  • Prices £6 per child

Should you wish to find out more information, session times and availability, please contact us, either by email at info@thenests.com or call Georgie on 07541705097. 

Single Visits

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Seasonal Visits

A hugely beneficial, four part programme which 


This lesson revolves all around the chicken and the egg! Children will learn the full egg cycle, get to use the equipment involved, take a walk around the chicken sheds and collect some eggs. They will also see the incubator and may even see a chick hatching! Chicks and ducklings will also be available to hold and feed.