Below is a range of sample tours all of which can be adapted to different areas of the UK and can be tailored to include your group requirements.
Equine Tour to Newmarket
Livestock Tour to Scotland
A Taste of Lincolnshire
Dairy Tour to Scotland
A Taste of Cornwall
Newmarket, the home of racing. Go behind the scenes and get close to the horses, whether it’s a famous stallion at the National Stud, a cheeky youngster in a racing yard, or the simulator at the British Racing School, you will get to see everything. Itinerary can include visits to a Veterinary Hospital, the British Racing Museum and Tattersall’s. Your guide may even be an ex-jockey! If you want to come just for the sales or racing we can also arrange this. Looking for some exciting new experience? If horses are your business you will enjoy this tour!
Sample tour (PDF)
Gain first-hand experience and stay on a working sheep and beef farm, surrounded by stunningly beautiful scenery. Not to be missed, a visit to a Livestock Auction: for instance stop by at the Stirling sheep sales, one of the biggest sheep sales in the UK. The itinerary can include visits to various working sheep and beef farms as well as to an organic dairy and an agricultural college. If you would like to learn more about livestock production this tour will be a fantastic opportunity for you!
Visit England’s west coast and appreciate a delightful vegetarian taster of what Britain has to offer! Tell us which crops you are interested in and we will arrange visits to suitable farms. Grab the chance to look around one of the biggest potato suppliers in England or visit a farm which imports and stores crops and get to see the whole process they go through including cold store and distribution. Itinerary can also include a visit to a big co-operative farming company and a well known asparagus supplier who delivers to famous shops and restaurants. If you would like to know more about growing and selling vegetables in the U.K. this is the right study tour for you!
Grab the chance to discover the beautiful Highlands and the Isle of Skye while learning more precise methods about dairy production in Scotland. According to your personal preference you can pay a visit to a 400 acre organic dairy farm which milks approximately 140 cows or use the opportunity to come and see an agricultural college where you will get to look around their dairy technology unit. Last but not least you should visit the Stirling Cattle sales, one of Scotland's finest cattle markets. If you are interested in dairy production and would like to see some beautiful places in Scotland, don’t miss this tour!
This is an opportunity to appreciate the beautiful scenery of Cornwall whilst tasting mouth-watering regional products. Depending on your interests we can arrange visits to some very Cornish places. Visit a Cornish orchard which produces hand crafted apple juices and ciders or choose to see a small family run farm that grows fruit and vegetables without any chemical fertilisers or insecticides and try some of their delicious soups. Why not cruise along the river with your own personal boatman whilst eating a picnic made for you by some of the best chefs in Cornwall. Sit back and relax and learn about different fish and what’s best to catch where. If you would like to know more about the Cornish food production in England you should definitely join this study tour!
We can add special features to every tour to meet your interests. Here are some examples:
Speakers: To become acquainted with England’s farming we can organise speeches for instance from experienced farmers or the NFU, the principal UK body for those in the agricultural industry.
Agricultural Shows: Agricultural shows are held through the UK during the summer months. Why not combine your study tour with a day at an Agricultural Show where you can see all that the local areas has to offer from livestock to food and drink. For example the Great Yorkshire Show! You can experience so much, from the Cheese and Dairy shows to the demonstrations by celebrity chefs; competitions, equine, poultry, country clothes, shooting, fishing - it is all there. Make your way across to the main ring and watch the champion horses and cattle parade in the grand final. If you want to experience agriculture in England, include an agricultural show as part of your visit!