Join fellow NFAN members for a three day, two night tour of farm parks and other attractions in Southampton and the Isle of Wight. Book the package below online or call the NFAN office. One night and individual attraction visits also available, call the NFAN office for details. Download a copy of the Roadshow Tour flyer here
Update Friday 18th May – Chilworth Manor hotel on Tue night is now full. Rooms are currently still available for Wed night at Tapnell Farm Park. See below for Tue night alternative hotel options.
|Tue 19th June
|If you are arriving by train/plane meet at Southampton Central Station at 1pm.
If you are flying, direct regular trains form the airport to Southampton Central take just 10 minutes.
Let the office know your travel plans and we will co-ordinate shared taxis/minibus.
|1.30pm||Longdown Activity Farm, 15 min outside Southampton, Farm Park, Farm Shop, indoor & outdoor play areas and new for 2018 the Animal Encounter Barn.
Tour, refreshments and Q&A
|7.30pm||Join fellow Roadshow tour party members for a networking dinner at Chilworth Manor Hotel.|
|Wed 20th June|
|09.00am||Coach departs Chilworth Manor Hotel. (Cars may be left at the hotel, no car-parking charge).|
|10.00am||Red Funnel ferry departs Southampton for East Cowes (as foot passengers). Leisurely 1hr crossing, time to enjoy the views of Southampton and the Isle of Wight from The Solent. Cafe available on board.|
|11:30pm||The Garlic Farm is a unique visitor experience based on garlic. Education centre, farm shop, tractor trailer tours, café & play area. Guided tour, Q&A with the owners. Enjoy a delicious garlic inspired lunch.|
||Robin Hill Country Park, family attraction on a large site. Maze, ¼ mile toboggan run, net climbs, gardens & ponds, 4D motion cinema, falconry etc New for 2018 Adventure Nets – treetop canopy trampolines, tunnels, walkways. Welcome talk and Q&A.|
|4.30pm||Tapnell Farm Park, NFAN Small Farm Park of the Year 2018 and runner-up best Food & Beverage award. After checking in to your accommodation there will be time for a guided tour of the Farm Park, eco cabins and pods, before enjoying a networking dinner.|
|8.00pm||Join fellow Roadshow tour party members for a networking dinner in Tapnell Farm’s Cow Co Restaurant..|
|Thurs 21st June|
|09.00am||Coach depart’s Tapnell Farm Park|
||The Needles Landmark Attraction – Chairlift to the beach, boat ride to the Needles included, children’s rides etc. Range of gift shops including coloured sand souvenir activity, glass blowing and sweet making demonstrations.|
|12.00pm Coach departs the Needles
1.30pm: Ferry Departs East Cowes (lunch not included)
3.00pm Coach drops off Southampton Central Station
3.15pm Coach drops off at Chilworth Manor – collect Cars.
Download a copy of the Roadshow Tour flyer here
Update Friday 18th May – Chilworth Manor is now fully booked. Rooms are still available at Tapnell Farm Park on Wed night and you can still join everything else including the dinner on Tuesday night, but you will need to make your own hotel arrangements for Tuesday night now – see below for alternatives.
3 Day tour Inc Wed night B&B – Single Occupancy £270 + VAT
3 Day tour Inc Wed night B&B – Double/Twin Occupancy £240 + VAT per person sharing
Includes Dinner On Tue & Wed night, Bed & Breakfast Wed night only, coach transfers (20th & 21st), return ferry crossing, entry to all attractions (Tue, Wed & Thurs), refreshments and lunch on Wednesday.
(non-member supplement £75pp – call to book)
Optional Tuesday 19th Shared Transfer £15pp + VAT
Individual attractions £30pp + VAT, (Garlic Farm £45pp + VAT inc Lunch) (non-member supplement £20pp + VAT per attraction). Call to book.
NB: Accommodation inclusive booking Deadline Friday 18th May.
The Best Western Chilworth Manor Hotel is 4 miles North Of Southampton. Update 18th May – Now Fully Booked The networking dinner will be in a private dining room in the hotel. Cars may be left at the hotel even if you are not staying at Chilworth Manor. SO16 7PT
Other nearby Hotel options – You can still join the dinner on Tue night and get the coach from Chilworth Manor on Wed morning – If you are staying in a nearby hotel you can still leave your car at Chilworth Manor on Wed morning to get the coach.
Double Tree by Hilton – 5 min from Chilworth Manor
Premier Inn Southampton (Eastleigh) – 10 Min from Chilworth Manor
Staying at Tapnell Farm Park on Wednesday night is a bit different to the usual hotel stay. Accommodation will be in a mix of room types from the beautiful old manor (which has been upgraded) to trendy self catering glamping units. All with the stunning Tapnell Farm views. Some rooms are en-suite, many are not. Pods, Modulogs and Cabins have two/three bedrooms so whilst you will have your own bedroom you are likely to be sharing the cabin. If you have a preference for accommodation type please let the office know, we will do our best to accommodate preferences but please note we cannot guarantee accommodation type. Breakfast will be a continental style hamper.
Southampton is served by regular trains, just over an hour from London with fares from under £10 single.
Southampton airport is just 10 mins by train from Southampton Central. Fights are available from many UK regional airports including Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Belfast, Glasgow, Edinburgh & Aberdeen
If you are arriving by train/plane we will orgainse shared transport. Departing Southampton Central Station at 1pm going to Longdown Activity Farm and on to Chilworth Manor hotel. Cost £15pp + VAT. Select this option as part of your booking below (or return at a later date to book it). Let the NFAN office know your travel plans.
The coach meeting the Ferry in Southampton on Thursday will drop back at Southampton Central by 3pm.
Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements, if you arriving by train on Tuesday and want to share transport, and any preferences for accommodation type at Tapnell Farm Park.
The Isle of Wight Roadshow is exclusively sponsored by Omar Park Development Services
All prices are excluding VAT. VAT will be added at checkout.
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