Welcome to Wellies-On

“Tell me and I’ll forget; Show me and I might remember; Involve me and I’ll understand.”

We are a 40 acre social farm (care farm) based in Abberton just outside of Colchester in the heart of the Essex countryside. A social farm brings together the care of the land, environment and animals with care of the people. A social farm opens its doors to anyone who can benefit from being out in the countryside and enjoy taking part in the daily life of a working farm.

Find out more

Discover more about what we do

  • Meet The Team

    Meet The Team

    Wellies-On is uniquely qualified with a wealth of professionals to deliver first-class services. Meet The Team and discover more.
  • Flat Pack Farm

    Flat Pack Farm

    Find out how we can bring our farm to you. Ideal for any group who would find it difficult to come to us
  • Team Building

    Team Building

    Escape from the confines of the office and boardroom and discover the great outdoors with a Wellies-On team building day.
  • Farm Visits

    Farm Visits

    Walk around our wheelchair accessible site and interact with all areas of the farm. A treat for all the senses.
  • Equine Assisted Growth and Learning

    Equine Assisted Growth and Learning

    We offer Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning to individuals, couples and groups who want to make significant and lasting changes in their lives. Sessions are facilitated by our team of EAGALA qualified equine and mental health professionals and our herd of horses.
  • Corporate Engagement

    Corporate Engagement

    Nexus actively works to support charity and is targeted to raise funds each year for the chosen charity. At Nexus you have the opportunity to put yourself ahead of your competitors by aligning yourself with their charities. Wellies-On is proud to be supported by Nexus.


Watch our new film to find out more about us

Winners of the Bayer - Face Awards 2011 Bio Diversty 


Upcoming Events

  1. Special Summer Event 2019

    10th August 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Latest Posts

Wellies-On News

Never miss out!

* indicates required

Wellies-On CIC & Butterfly Lodge Education will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates, news and marketing. Please let us tick the box to show you are happy for us to email you.

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at media@wellieson.com. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Join Us Online

Latest tweets