Fun on the farm at open day for Rainbow Rural Centre

Visitors could browse the stalls of crafts and homemade produce. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Visitors could browse the stalls of crafts and homemade produce. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Families enjoyed a fun day on the farm with tractor trailer rides, animals and games in Barnston on Sunday (August 18).

Homemade produce was on sale during the open day. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Homemade produce was on sale during the open day. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Rainbow Rural Centre, a farm which provides activities and support for disabled and vulnerable people, opened its gates to the public, who enjoyed refreshments, browsed the handmade produce on offer and explored the grounds.

Carol Monk, centre owner said: "Everyone came because they had heard of the Rainbow Rural Centre, and wanted to see for themselves the wonderful countryside setting and see the many different rural skills and therapies we can offer. Our visitors enjoyed the tractor trailer rides around the farm and were able to see the farm animals and the wildlife. Thank you to everyone who helped us."

Stall holders included Rainbow Reflexology and Alex Gillard Equine Therapy. The centre were also supported by the Council for Voluntary Services in Uttlesford which ran the pony trailer service.

Families could meet farm animals during Rainbow Rural Centre's open day. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Families could meet farm animals during Rainbow Rural Centre's open day. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant


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