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2017 Conference details & Awards Finalists announced

on Dec 12 2016 in Awards, Press Releases, Resources Read more »


12 December 2016

NFAN Annual Conference details and Awards Finalists announced

Farm parks are one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK visitor attraction’s market according to research from Visit England. [ … ]

Farm Attraction Winners

on Feb 08 2016 in Press Releases, Resources Read more »


8 February 2016

Farm Attraction Winners

The winners of this year’s best farm and rural attractions were announced at the National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN) annual conference and awards ceremony held in Liverpool last week. [ … ]

Farm Attraction Awards Celebrate Cream of the Crop

on Feb 27 2015 in Press Releases Read more »

Walby Award Winners


Farm and rural attractions from around the UK gathered in Milton Keynes this week for the annual National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN) conference and awards, celebrating the best in farm parks and countryside attractions. [ … ]

Conference Dates and venue announced

on Jan 07 2014 in Press Releases, Resources Read more »

The essential event for the farm park industry, the NFAN 2014 Conference & Trade Exhibition has been announced for 11th and 12th February 2014.

Taking place at a brand new venue at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, delegates can meet and network with fellow operators, learn from a bumper packed conference programme and meet the key suppliers from the industry all under one roof. [ … ]

Industry standard set by NFAN

on Aug 27 2013 in Press Releases Read more »

NFAN has launched the first ever Industry Code of Practice Workshops, which provides guidelines for operators on how people should interact with animals at farm parks.

Free to attend, the NFAN workshops are the first for farm attractions since the code was launched last year and will be attended by delegates from the farm attraction sector, as well as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) who inspect rural leisure businesses. [ … ]

Farm industry ‘Oscars’ launched

on Jul 05 2013 in Press Releases Read more »

The National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN) has launched its 2014 farm attractions ‘Oscars’ to find the stars of the farm park industry.

We’re looking for the UK Farm Park with the X-Factor; a trade supplier that shows Britain’s Got Talent and farm park catering that rivals Masterchef!! [ … ]

A first for NFAN – two new workshops in social media and catering

on May 02 2013 in Press Releases Read more »

For the first time ever, NFAN is offering workshops to improve the knowledge of its members in the essential areas of social media and catering.

The summer programme kicks off with a Social Media workshop in May which focuses on social media in the farm park industry, followed by a course this autumn on boosting catering results. [ … ]

NFAN annual conference success continues at 2013 event

on Feb 19 2013 in Press Releases Read more »

THE National Farm Attractions Network (NFAN) held its annual conference and trade show at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Staffordshire on February 5th. and 6th., the event once again enjoying strong support from operator and trade members from throughout the UK. [ … ]

2013 NFAN Conference Dates Announced

on Jan 03 2013 in Press Releases Read more »

The National Farm Attractions Network has announced their programme, venue and dates for their 2013 Conference on 5th & 6th February 2013 at Drayton Manor Hotel, Staffordshire.

Mirroring the successful formula for the 2012 event, tours on the first day will visit National Forest Adventure Farm and Hatton Farm Village followed by a high profile speaker programme on the second day. [ … ]

Record number of entries for farming ‘Oscars’

on Sep 11 2012 in Press Releases Read more »

The National Farm Attractions Network received a record breaking number of entries in their annual farm attraction ‘Oscars’.

Aimed at finding the stars of the farm park industry, the NFAN Awards reward farms in a number of categories including Farm Park of the Year, Best Digital Presence and Best Food and Beverage. [ … ]

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