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“Hens for kids”
Review of Hen Corner

Hen Corner
Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Brentford
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Baking - Preserving - Artisan Food Making - Poultry & Bee Keeping - Traditional Skills Whether it's welcoming guests to our courses or working with schools, Hen Corner is bringing together the country and the city, helping you turn your urban corner green. *Please note: visits are by appointment only*
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely time I had with my two kids at Hen corner this month! Sara was very friendly and welcoming to her home. We were offered teas, coffees and drinks and lovely hot homemade biscuits and cakes straight out the oven! The course was very informative and has got me thinking about getting my own hens. My kids loved cuddling the hens and learning how to look after them. We got a wonderful goodie bag with some eggs included as well as the kids making egg cup holders with their own decorating on it. I am looking forward to booking the bee course soon! Thanks so much Sara for sharing all your knowledge with us!

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A relaxed professional course for children and their adults to learn about keeping hens in & around London, highlighting the benefits and difficulties you can come across. Brilliantly presented with a eggcellent goody bag to take home.
Both my children aged 12 & 8 learnt and enjoyed the morning. The coffee & cakes tasted lovely too.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Four of us from Disability Network Hounslow spent a relaxing afternoon making piccalilli, savoury apple jelly and chutney. We sat round a table in the conservatory looking out on to the garden where the chickens live. Sara welcomed us with tea and home-made cakes and remembered that one person needed gluten-free flour. Sara gave us detailed recipes and encouraged us to try variations on the ingredients in future, including using vegetables from our allotment. Sara had prepared apples and some of the vegetables in advance as they had to stand overnight but there was plenty of chopping and mixing for us all to do. She explained the reasons for each stage to ensure good hygiene and effective preservation as well as balancing the flavours and textures.
We finished with more tea and cakes and each had three types of pickle to take home.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

As the other reviewers have said, it was a great evening sitting in Sara's garden with Pimms and home-made egg mayo sandwiches, then getting to know her 23 chickens with lots of information and wrapping up with tea and an amazing Victoria sponge with her home made jam. It was so good to learn so much about the chickens and has made me more certain than ever that I'd like to keep them - just need to find a space!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Savit
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Wow wow wow. A fantastic lady.
We are Disability Network Hounslow and we had so much fun making jam and scones on such a delightful day.

Go on, go and try for your self.
FABTASTIC.xxx

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Domenico P
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