Open House & Pop-Up Gallery


Saturday May 29th 1-5pm FREE entry. Art work, cards and jewelery by local artists for sale, plus home-made jams & chutney. View the House and Grounds and find out how Kench Hill Charity supported the local community during the pandemic. Refreshments available.

Kench Hill in the Frame


Buy this original picture of Kench Hill and help raise funds for our charity. Original framed pen and ink wash image £165 (38 x 38cm framed) or high quality mounted print made to order £45 (26 x 26cm). Created by Sarah Nelson of Greetings cards also available.

Trustees required


We are seeking dynamic Trustees to join our dedicated Board, to take Kench Hill Charity into the next stage of growth. Are you passionate about the value of outdoor learning and the benefits of nature for health and well-being, especially for children and young people from areas of urban deprivation? … Read More

Country Adventures Short Breaks 2021

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NEW DATES 2021: For Special Children and their Families Provisional date: July 23-25th 2021 Register for our popular Country Adventures Short Breaks.  Aged 5+, particularly Autism. Siblings and carers welcome too. The final programme is chosen with the participants. Hackney families registered with Short Breaks can use Individual Budgets to … Read More

Happy Birthday Kench Hill!


Kench Hill Centre has now been operating as a residential education facility with Hackney schools for 40 years! We celebrated our birthday with staff from Benthal Primary School during their INSET Away day.


SandiGeneral Interest Trips - Natural Habitats

A little town with a big history based on the wool trade! Ideal for a comparative settlement studies, the famous High St has a wealth of historic buildings, including churches, interesting shops, services and even a steam railway. Just 10 minutes away by minibus, it is also the site of … Read More

Rare Breeds Centre

SandiGeneral Interest Trips - Natural Habitats

A firm favourite with all ages throughout the year, even in wet weather. A great day out combining close-up encounters with farm animals, birds of prey, woodland walks and challenging physical adventures at Mysterious Marsh and the Swing Bridge Barn. Plenty of stimulus on life cycles, with piglets and chicks … Read More

Park Wood

SandiGeneral Interest Trips - Natural Habitats

A local ancient woodland with mixed deciduous trees (oak, hazel) and a conifer plantation. Suitable for a half-day visit to explore woods using a variety of Earth Education and sensory activities. Ideal to take half a class, whilst others work on-site. Or take a whole class for a full day, … Read More