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Aged from 8 to 21? Fancy some fun on the farm? Then Little Gate Rangers could be for you!

Our Rangers have a great time out and about – looking after our animals, exploring the countryside and woodlands, learning new skills and having plenty of fun.

The Little Gate Rangers are funded by BBC Children In Need (thanks, Pudsey!).

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Little Gate Farm

Little Gate Farm provide school holiday sessions for children on the autism spectrum.

They have the opportunity to play with the farm animals, make fires and build dens allowing them to build confidence and friendships.

Posted by BBC Children in Need on Monday, 6 August 2018

We welcome anyone aged between 8 and 21 who has a learning disability or autism.

Young Rangers
From age 8
Teen Rangers
From age 13

Latest news

Join our Facebook group to keep up to date with the latest news from our Little Gate Rangers.

We post updates with the dates for each month’s activities and there are plenty of photos to show all the fun and games that our Young Rangers and Teen Rangers get up to.

Support the Little Gate Rangers

Our Rangers programme gives children and young people with learning disabilities and autism a fantastic opportunity to develop new skills and build confidence – all in the wonderful surroundings of Little Gate Farm.

As well as boosting the opportunities and confidence for this vulnerable group of children, it also provides their families with some valuable respite time in the school holidays.


Have some fun while raising money for the Little Gate Rangers.


To help with the Little Gate Rangers.

Become a Friend of Little Gate

Join us as an individual, family or business member.

Donate £28

Pay for a child to spend a day as a Little Gate Ranger.