We believe that all children, regardless of age, ability or social circumstance, have the right to play in a safe environment. For many children this is not possible in their daily environment.

A break at The Adventure Farm gives the children a fantastic opportunity to escape the traumas of their everyday lives and simply become children again. Here at CAFT we give these children the opportunity to improve the quality of their lives, recognise their potential and achieve their goals.

We show the children and young people that there is a world outside of the world they live in, giving them something to aim for, giving them hope.

We have a range of programmes to offer, each suitable for children of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. These include:

Free Holiday Programme

From February to October, we offer residential stays for groups of up to 22 (including care staff) or for individual families. We have a few options available in our holiday programme: a five day residential, a weekend residential or a split week.(5 days assigned to a large group. The group is split to accommodate numbers, allowing a two night stay for each child).

Typical activities during a residential stay include a themed fun-day and a day trip to a local attraction, plus plenty of playtime with all our fantastic onsite facilities.


From February to October, groups can enjoy an action packed day running from 10am to 2pm. The size of the group is dependant on the needs of the children. For large groups (max.60 children at one time) we can offer several fun-days so that the group may be broken down into smaller numbers.

Christmas Party Programme

Throughout November and December, CAFT is transformed into a magically festive farm. Children visit throughout the period for a Christmas fun-day (10am-2pm) during which they will meet Santa, enjoy a Christmas dinner and receive a big bag of presents to take home!

What we have to offer

We have put together an Information Pack that contains all the information you will need to know before you apply for a holiday.

Information Pack

The application process

Step 1:

In order to apply, all you need to do is read the Information Pack and choose which type of visit is suitable for you and your group / family.

Step 2:

Complete the application form and return it to us for consideration.

Holiday Application Form

Fun-day Application Form

Step 3:

If your application is successful we will offer you a provisional date which we ask you to confirm within 3 working days. After your dates have been confirmed we will contact you to discuss your visit in more detail.

Step 4:

We need some more details. We will ask you to complete "Your visit to CAFT" which can be found on the downloads page of our website. This forms asks for the details of your group along with the activity choices for your stay. If you have applied for a residential holiday you will also be asked to complete a "Getting to know you" form for each child attending. Please return forms 8 weeks prior to your visit.

Step 5:

When we have received the completed "Your visit to CAFT" we will put together your bespoke programme. We will then send you a summary of this which we ask you to check the details of, sign to confirm and then return to us.

Step 6:

Enjoy your fun filled visit to CAFT!

As ever, if you have any questions regarding the charity itself or the programmes available please don't hesitate to Contact Us.



Fun Days!

Happy Days!


  • How do I apply for a programme?
    • In order to apply, all you need to do is fill in one of our 'Application Forms' which can be found in our 'Holidays With Us' section, or the 'Downloads' section under Media Centre. Please be aware that we can book up very quickly for the following year, but that we also have inevitable cancellations. Therefore if you are interested please have a further look through the website, fill in an application form and get it back to us as soon as possible. Thanks

  • How do we find you?
    • We are easy to find being just 5 minutes off J7 of the M56. For full directions go to our Contact Us page on the website.

      Our full address is:

      The Children's Adventure Farm Trust

      Booth Bank Farm

      Reddy Lane



      WA14 3RE

  • What about security?
    • Our premises are directly linked to a central monitored security system as well as a monitored fire alarm. Each exterior building has its own locks and dead bolts. Upon arrival you will be given whichever keys you require for access throughout your stay.

  • What's your history?
    • Funny you ask... We have a very rich history from our humble 'Tim had a dream...' beginnings we've come a long way. In order to find out more about our history go to the 'Our History' section under 'About Us' on the website. You could also view our original fundraising video featuring Tim all those years ago in the 'Media Centre'.