2018 Awards Winners


Jim Keetch Farm Attraction of the Year Award (Over 75,000 visitors)
Sponsored by Agility Marketing
Winner – Willows Activity Farm, Hertfordshire
Highly Commended – Hobbledown, Surrey
Finalists – Farmer Ted’s, Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Whitehouse Farm Centre, York Maze.

Jim Keetch Farm Attraction of the Year Award (Under 75,000 visitors)
Sponsored by David Taylor Designs
Winner – Tapnell Farm Park, Isle of Wight
Highly Commended – Hall Hill Farm, County Durham
Finalists – Cantref Adventure Farm, The Pink Pig.

Innovation Award
Sponsored by Marsh & Co Insurance
Winner – Streamvale Open Farm, Belfast
Highly Commended – National Forest Adventure Farm, Staffordshire
Finalists – Cannon Hall Farm, Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Park Hall The Countryside Experience.

Best Trade Supplier
Sponsored by NFAN
Winner – Timberplay, South Yorkshire
Highly Commended – David Taylor Design, Cornwall
Finalists – Innovative Leisure, Outdoor Play People

Best Food and Beverage Award
Sponsored by Booker Wholesale
Winner – Farmer Copleys, West Yorkshire
Highly Commended – Tapnell Farm Park, Isle of Wight
Finalists: Barleylands, Chobham Adventure Farm, Churchfields Farm Ice Cream

Best in Education
Sponsored by Jumping pillows
Winner – Park Hall The Countryside Experience, Shropshire
Highly Commended – Thornton Hall Farm, North Yorkshire
Finalists – Cannon Hall Farm, Hall Hill Farm, White Post Farm, Whitehouse Farm Centre

Best Digital Presence
Sponsored by Vennersys
Winner – Cannon Hall Farm, South Yorkshire
Highly Commended – White Post Farm, Nottinghamshire
Finalists – Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, Pennywell

Day Maker Award
Sponsored by Playscheme
Winner – Joe Huntly, Puxton Park, Somerset
Highly Commended – AJ, 4 Kingdoms, Berkshire
Finalists – Anthony Moore – White Post Farm, Nottinghamshire; Arron Spicer, Finkley Down Farm, Hampshire; Jess King, Cattle Country Adventure Park, Gloucestershire; Mark Wibberley, Pennywell, Devon; Roger Nicholson, Cannon Hall Farm, South Yorkshire

Award Night Photos available click here

The winners were announced on Wednesday 31st January 2018 at a glittering awards dinner as part of a three day Annual Conference in Telford. The annual gathering of farm attraction owners and industry suppliers is the highlight event of the year and includes visits to nearby farm attractions, trade exhibition and conference.


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