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What Do We Do


The charity was formed in 1986 and occupies a 7 acre site in Longford, close to the northern perimeter of London Heathrow Airport.

We address the considerable benefits for people with disabilities and special needs to be had through physical activity and contact with animals and plants.

It is possible for them to not only derive considerable proven therapeutic benefit but also to develop skills, get education, get work experience and reach personal targets with a sense of personal achievement in so doing.

The charity welcomes visitors and users from 5 years of age with all types of disability and special needs and provides free services which are not available from local authorities or commercial organisations.


Just want to visit

Visitors are welcomed to enjoy the proven benefits of being close to our 75+ animals.

Maybe watch the horse riding or stroll through the purpose built raised vegetable and plant gardens or browse our charity shop of donated goods.

Enjoy the Sensory Garden or explore the Nature Area which is bordered by the River Colne and The Duke of Northumberlands River.  

Our not profit Cedar Tea Room provides cheap light refreshment in a friendly non judgemental environment. 

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Participation  in horse riding, animal care and horticulture is tailored to suit individual needs and abilities.

No matter what a persons ability there is always an activity that can be participated in and enjoyed at the Centre.  These activities may be used to support current personal development.

With the exception of horse riding, we do not charge for any of our services.

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