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About Us

 

Kentish Town City Farm is a community charity that helps city people connect with animals, nature and the environment. The farm is situated on a four-acre site, alongside two railway lines in the inner London Borough of Camden. We have sheep, goats, ducks, chickens, geese, three horses, two donkeys, two pigs and a cow. There are animal pasture areas, community gardens and a wildlife pond, plus a riding arena.

We provide an extensive educational programme to schools, therapeutic riding to people with special needs and farm related activities to local children and families. This work is supported by the London Borough of Camden and the City of London Corporation’s charity City Bridge Trust. In addition, we have a lively core of volunteers who support staff in the day-to-day running of the farm and organise seasonal fundraising events. Young people between 8 -16 years support farm activities through our Young Farmers Club.

The main farm building provides facilities for children’s activities, visiting schools and people aged 60 plus. In the farm kitchen, families can learn to cook using fresh ingredients from our gardens. The gardens provide opportunities for children to learn about growing food and we host local community groups and gardening projects. In addition, we provide amenities to visiting corporate teams, host evening events and children’s parties. The indoor and outdoor spaces of the farm are available for hire all year round.

 

C4 - Camden Community Centres' Consortium

 

Find out more about our services:

Children’s Parties

Corporate Teams

Hire

Riding

Schools

Visiting the Farm

Volunteer

What’s On

Young Farmers Club

 

In the Archive

Kentish Town Memories hosts our collection of vintage farm photos, video and audio files. You’ll find interviews by local people, volunteers and staff who tell the fascinating story of the farm from its radical community arts roots in the 1970’s. Since its beginning, the farm ethos was based on inclusiveness, active involvement and empowerment of the local community, which are still at the heart of our values today.

 

rider and young volunteer 1795Children have taken on responsibilities since the earliest days

 

Visit the farm ♿ 🚾

We are open to the public every day 9-5pm, free entry.

The farm is an educational resource for city children to learn about animal physiology, where food comes from and the natural world. We also welcome visitors and offer an opportunity to enjoy nature and experience the sights (& smells!) of farm life within an Inner London borough. KTCF is wheelchair accessible and seating areas offer visitors a chance to rest and enjoy the views. More info

 

Getting Here

Free parking on Grafton Road after 11AM (M-F) and all day at weekends.
Pay and display parking on Queen’s Crescent & Vicarage Road (useful on busier market days, Thurs & Sat).

Overground: Gospel Oak
Tube: Kentish Town (Northern Line)
Rail: Kentish Town (Thameslink)
Bus: Nearest Stops
Gospel Oak – C11
Queen’s Crescent – No. 24 & 46
Kentish Town Road – No. 134, 214 & C2

 

Open Daily 9-5pm
1 Cressfield Close,
off Grafton Road,
NW5 4BN

02079165421

info@ktcityfarm.org.uk

 

 

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