TQ9534 : Pig Racing at Rare Breeds Centre

taken 7 years ago, near to Woodchurch, Kent, Great Britain

Pig Racing at Rare Breeds Centre
Pig Racing at Rare Breeds Centre
Four Tamworth X pigs race around a purpose built course, coerced by food and young children.
The South of England Rare Breeds Centre
Situated at Highlands Farm about a mile to the East of Woodchurch, The South of England Rare Breeds Centre has displays of various farm and pet animals, including pigs, cows, sheep, and goats, ducks, geese, chicken, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets and chipmunks.

The farm has a children's petting barn, discovery and wildlife gardens, walk through aviary and butterfly tunnel, falconry displays, and woodland walks.

Buildings from Yonsea Farm (a model Georgian farm) were re-located to the site as a preservation project. They were saved in the late 1990's from the site of the new high speed railway line, High Speed 1.

The farm is run by The Canterbury Oast Trust, a registered charity which runs commercial operations that provide occupational opportunities for people with learning disabilities in Kent and East Sussex in England, as well as providing homes, care and educational support.
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TQ9534, 28 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 June, 2010
Category
Pigs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 958 343 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.4977N 0:47.6540E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 958 343
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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