Ayr Farm Park Managers Win ‘Big Farm of the Year’ Attraction Award

Heads of Ayr Farm Park was recently awarded the ‘Great Farming Attraction of the Year’ award at the National Farm Attractions Network awards ceremony.

Cheryl McClelland, Catering Manager; Gillian Lauchlan, Deputy Director; Greg Rankin, director. Amy Allison, Marketing Manager.

This network brings together the rural tourism industry with hundreds of agricultural and commercial members in the UK. The awards are nationally recognized and are a key part of NFAN’s annual networking and business conference.

Heads of Ayr Farm Park is owned by the Rankin family – Craig and Edna continue to own and manage the park, along with their three sons, Greg, Max and Ben. The park welcomes 185,000 visitors a year and will celebrate its 30th anniversary in May next year.

The Scottish Farmer: children can interact with the animals during their visit Children can interact with the animals during their visit

Manager, Greg Rankin, of Heads of Ayr Farm Park, said: “The whole park is delighted. It is such an honor to have won this prestigious award in rural tourism. This is thanks to the hard work of our amazing team who always go above and beyond to ensure our customers have the best possible experience when they visit us.

“We hope awards like this will be a boost, not just for us, but for the local tourism scene as a whole, as they help showcase our amazing region, as well as improve and to recover as a post-pandemic community. .”

The Scottish Farmer: Goats are a star attraction at Heads of Ayr Farm ParkGoats are a star attraction at Heads of Ayr Farm Park

The chefs at Ayr Farm Park look forward to welcoming new and returning guests this year, where visitors of all ages can learn about exciting animals, experience adventures and create lasting memories for the whole family.

The Scottish Farmer: you can enjoy the train around the parkYou can enjoy the train around the park

Tickets start from £6 and can be booked online at www.headsofayrtickets.co.uk.

Keith P. Plain