The Great Out-Tours


The Great Out-tours bring wonders of the countryside to young people & adults with special needs, learning disabilities & mental health conditions. Via a 'Four Seasons' (12 month) outcome led practical activity programme “We share with people of all ages, that most precious of gifts; the power to appreciate nature via sight, sound & touch".

What will you get out of coming to The Great Out-tours?

  • Understand how the countryside flows across the four seasons giving you the knowledge & experiences to provide ‘stepping stones’ & potential pathways to environmental community project work & employment. 
  • Be able to identify how this knowledge can fit in with your own day-to-day lives.
  • Via twelve different countryside subject areas, you will have your very own ‘learning plan’ produced. This will track your progress & build a portfolio which would help your success in finding community project work &/or employment.
  • Develop yourself further & improve your community integration / employment prospects by taking part in work placement opportunities set out with local work providers.
  • Take part in both individual & team-work based activities to develop confidence, independence & practical skills.
  • Make new friends.
  • Understand the reasons & importance of countryside management & farming activities & link them to where you live & beyond.




9.00am - 5.00pm

Charging and related information

Full day: £50.00 / Half day: £35.00. Programme duration: 12 months.


All facets of countryside & farm based teaching/training (in accordance with the four seasons calendar).

A member of the Support With Confidence Scheme

Service Details

East Sussex
The Great Out-Tours
Service Type:
Help people live healthy lives
Accreditation Scheme Membership:
  • Support with Confidence (SWC)
Health Conditions:
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health issues

Accreditation Information

Support With Confidence

The Support with Confidence scheme is run by East Sussex County Council Trading Standards and Adult Social Care.

All services are vetted and approved on grounds of quality, safety, and training before being approved as a member of the scheme.

This page was last updated on 10 April 2019

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Contact Details

Woodside, Little London Road, Horam, Heathfield, TN21 0BL
07956 678497
01825 729158