Image shows the Orchard Trust activity park with three people in wheelchairs and their carers about to use the roundabout. The orchard Trust orchards Care Home is in the background

Orchard trust

  1. 07 Jul 24

    Forest of Dean / Arts and Crafts -Attractions and Days Out -Children's Activities -Farms and Zoos -Festivals and Seasonal -Food and Drink -Gardens and Nature -Parks and Green Spaces -Performing Arts -Play Areas -Sports and Leisure

    35th Anniversary Summer Fair

    A great event for all the family. Summer fun with lots of stalls, live music and food and drink. Plenty of accessible parking and seating and a changing place toilet. The whole site will be open so there will lots of opportunity to see the site and all it has to offer. July 7th 1-4pm […]

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    Orchard trust 4 months ago
  2. 14 Aug 24

    Forest of Dean / Attractions and Days Out -Farms and Zoos -Food and Drink -Gardens and Nature -Parks and Green Spaces -Play Areas

    Summer coffee morning

    Come up to our Stowfield site and enjoy a coffee and homemade cake. Timing is 10-12 and there is car parking available along with a Changing Place, toilets and lots of accessible space to get around, sit in peace or enjoy the views and the animals. Image description: young man with female carer looking at […]

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    Orchard trust 4 months ago
  3. 07 Sep 24

    Forest of Dean / Cinema and Film -Food and Drink -Gardens and Nature -Parks and Green Spaces -Play Areas

    Outdoor Film Show and family picnic

    Come to our Stowfield site to enjoy an outdoor film screening. We haven’t decided on a film yet but bring along a picnic and enjoy the wonderful rural setting before settling down for the show. There will be no charge for the show but donations will be welcome and there will be popcorn to buy.

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    Orchard trust 4 months ago
  4. 16 Nov 24

    Forest of Dean / Attractions and Days Out -Farms and Zoos -Festivals and Seasonal -Food and Drink -Gardens and Nature -Parks and Green Spaces -Play Areas

    Halloween Coffee Morning

    A spooky coffee morning at our Stowfield site. Homemade cakes and drinks. The site is accessible and open to all. For more information contact the team on site at dayservice@orchard-trust.org.uk or on 01594 861359

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    Orchard trust 4 months ago
  5. 16 Nov 24

    Forest of Dean / Arts and Crafts -Attractions and Days Out -Children's Activities -Farms and Zoos -Festivals and Seasonal -Food and Drink -Gardens and Nature -Markets and Shopping -Parks and Green Spaces -Play Areas

    Autumn Craft Fair at Stowfield

    Come and see what our crafty stallholders can offer. Get you Christmas shopping done early and enjoy a homemade cake and a drink. We will also have hot lunches available.

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    Orchard trust 4 months ago
  6. 01 Dec 24

    Coleford / Children's Activities -Faith and Spirituality -Festivals and Seasonal -Performing Arts

    Orchard Trust Carol Concert

    Join our staff and clients along with Lydbrook Training Band to sing along and celebrate the start of the festive season. There will be refreshments available and our Christmas cards to buy. Christchurch Church is accessible with plenty of space for wheelchairs. Parking is available on the road outside.

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    Orchard trust 4 months ago
  7. 18 Dec 24

    Forest of Dean / Arts and Crafts -Attractions and Days Out -Children's Activities -Farms and Zoos -Festivals and Seasonal -Food and Drink -Gardens and Nature -Markets and Shopping -Parks and Green Spaces -Play Areas

    Christmas Coffee morning

    A Christmas themed coffee morning with homemade cakes and drinks and handmade decorations to buy. We will also have Orchard Trust Christmas Cards available.

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    Orchard trust 4 months ago
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  1. Forest of Dean / Parks and Green Spaces -Sports and Leisure

    Swimming and Jumping

    Orchard Trust has a fully accessible Therapy Suite on its peaceful, rural Stowfield Site. This houses a hydrotherapy pool with a counter current current massage unit and colourful lights and a Rebound trampoline. There are private changing rooms with hoist access and space to store wheelchairs when you are in the pool or on the […]

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    Orchard trust 9 months ago
  2. Forest of Dean / Farms and Zoos -Parks and Green Spaces -Play Areas

    Have a go on the Activity Park

    The Orchard Trust Stowfield site has it’s own activity park with swings, a roundabout and a floor trampoline. All are wheelchair accessible, there is also a small slide accessible by a shallow steps or a pull up pipe. The park sits on the wheelchair accessible site surrounded by nature and our friendly animals. Pay us […]

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    Orchard trust 9 months ago
  3. Forest of Dean / Farms and Zoos -Parks and Green Spaces

    Give some love to a Guinea Pig

    The Orchard Trusts small animals include guinea pigs, rabbits and Speedy the tortoise. They all enjoy seeing visitors and having a cuddle. Come to our Stowfield site to see the animals, the small ones and the larger ones like Millie the pig and our sheep and goats. They’d love to see you. The whole site […]

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    Orchard trust 9 months ago
  4. Forest of Dean / Farms and Zoos -Parks and Green Spaces

    Walking with animals

    Visitors to our Stowfield site can take a walk with a goat. Our pygmy goat family is very friendly and they all like to say hello when they see someone approach.  It is possible to walk them around the site or go into their paddock to help look after them too. The whole site is […]

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    Orchard trust 9 months ago
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Orchard Trust supports people to be their best. We run a day service on our accessible Therapeutic Smallholding in Lower Lydbrook in the beautiful Wye Valley. The smallholding also offers accessible leisure and outdoor activity spaces for everybody. There is an Activity Park, friendly farm animals, woodland and paddock walks, parking, toilets and a changing place toilet. We also have a Hydrotherapy Pool with swimming sessions, Rebound trampoline with trampolining sessions, a sensory garden and a multi sensory room on the site.

Contact info

  • 01594861137
  • admin@orchard-trust.org.uk
  • Bianca Bertalot or Sabrina Downie

Lydbrook Valley Springs
Central Lydbrook
GL179PP

Inclusion statement

We will welcome anyone to our site and will always do our best to include anyone and support them to enjoy the site.

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