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Kent County Show Heatwave Draws Thousands as Hadlow College Celebrates 50 Years of Education

This year’s Kent County Show saw sweltering temperatures over the three days, which brought the sun-seeking visitors out in droves. As always, Hadlow College had a significant presence and profile as Livestock and Equine sponsors at the show, with the College being profiled on BBC Radio Kent on all three days and receiving television coverage on the Friday evening.


Hadlow College and Rural PLC (Kent) pre-2017 Election Manifesto

Hadlow College, in partnership with Rural PLC (Kent), have produced a pre-2017 Election Manifesto


Landscape and Countryside Management Field Trip to Cuckmere Haven and Knepp Castle Estate

Posted on 5th May 2017 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

Our 3rd year Landscape and Countryside Management degree students recently undertook a field trip to Cuckmere Haven and Knepp Castle Estate in Sussex as part of their Coastal Habitat Management and Livestock Use in Conservation units.


‘The Bigger Picture’: Horticulture and Landscape Conference Welcomes Industry Expert Speakers

Hadlow College welcomed a series of industry experts to speak at its annual Horticulture and Landscape Conference on the 2nd March, entitled ‘The Bigger Picture’, which covered a broad range of topics, touching upon such pertinent issues as the role of cutting-edge technology in commercial horticulture and post-Brexit food security.


Thousands Attend Hadlow College Lambing Weekend for Ewe-nique Opportunity to Welcome in the Spring

This year’s Lambing Weekend, our flagship event heralding the start of Spring, saw us welcome 13,000 visitors to our site at Faulkner’s Farm on the 11th and 12th March. Running for 25 years now, the event continues to expand, with this year featuring more exciting family activities and food stalls showcasing the best of our local produce than ever before


Hadlow College Partner with Leading Arborist Trainer, Kingswood, to Offer Industry Short Courses

Posted on 26th January 2017 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

Hadlow College are proud to announce they have partnered with Kingswood Training, a market-leading Lantra-approved training provider, to offer a range of short and legislative chainsaw and arborist courses.


Hadlow Group Ends Kent County Show on a High

The Hadlow Group had a hugely successful three days at the Kent County Show this year. The main marquee had a countryside and sustainability theme, with a host of exciting stands and interactive activities on offer.


Countryside Students visit Dartmoor

Posted on 15th June 2015 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

15 students from Year 1 and Year 2 of the FdSc Countryside Management course recently enjoyed a Study Tour to Dartmoor, staying in camping pods (wooden structures providing basic accommodation) or camped on the banks of the East Dart, at Brimpts farm in the heart of the National park.


Countryside Management Students Put Theory into Practise on College Estate

Posted on 23rd January 2014 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

Our Countryside Management students have recently been out in force spending their practical sessions in establishing and developing habitat on the Hadlow College estate.


Countryside Students helping the Community

Posted on 12th December 2013 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

As part of their work with the local community, Hadlow College students recently completed a project with the Kent Fire and Rescue Service assisting with the landscaping around the new Ash-cum-Ridley Fire Station.


Countryside Management Students on BBC Countryfile

On the 6th June, students from Hadlow College, currently studying for their Level 3 Extended Diploma in Countryside Management, took part in some filming at the National Trust's Scotney Castle property for a wildlife special of BBC Countryfile.


Cover Crops

Posted on 13th December 2012 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

30 students studying towards the Level 2 Diploma in Game Management and Level 3 Extended Diploma in Countryside Management recently enjoyed a trip to the Tower Hill Shoot in Offham, kindly hosted by Ian Barwick, owner of the shoot.


Deer at Knole Park

Posted on 6th December 2012 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

14 Extended Diploma Countryside management Students recently enjoyed a trip to Knole Park, Sevenoaks as part of the groups Deer management lessons.


Raised Beds at Laddingford School

Posted on 7th May 2012 in Countryside, Wildlife & Game Management

Eleven Countryside Management Students who are studying the Level 3 Extended Diploma course, recently visited Laddingford School as part of a Community project to build 3 raised beds.


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