Cumbria’s Large Visitor Attraction of the Year!

What an incredible week it’s been at Walby Farm Park!  Not only did we unveil our fantastic Summertime Pass, reveal our refreshed branding, and commemorate our remarkable 15-year anniversary, but last night something truly extraordinary happened. We are thrilled to announce that we have been crowned the winners of the prestigious Cumbria Tourism ‘Large Visitor Attraction of the Year’ award!

The Cumbria Tourism Awards, known as the industry Oscars, brought together top performers from the vibrant visitor economy of Cumbria. The event honoured businesses that offer distinctive, memorable visitor experiences and excel in all aspects of their operations. Walby Farm Park’s exceptional contribution to the industry and commitment to providing an unparalleled family experience earned them this highly coveted award.

Walby Farm Park’s win in the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category signifies their unwavering dedication to creating an extraordinary and immersive experience for visitors of all ages. With a vast array of activities, seasonal events and a deep-rooted farming heritage, Walby Farm Park has become a popular destination for families from across the UK. The award is a testament to their continuous efforts to deliver exceptional service and create memorable moments for their visitors.

Neil and Katie Milbourn, founders of Walby Farm Park, expressed their joy and gratitude upon receiving the prestigious award.
“We are absolutely thrilled and honoured to be recognised as the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year. This award is a testament to the hard work and passion of our entire team, who strive to create magical experiences for our visitors each day. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Cumbria Tourism for this incredible recognition.”

As winners of the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category, Walby Farm Park to proudly represent Cumbria in judging for the Visit England Awards for Excellence in 2023. This esteemed opportunity allows them to showcase the best of what Cumbria has to offer on a national stage, competing against other attractions from across the country.

The award coincides with Walby Farm Park’s 15-year anniversary, marking a significant milestone in their journey. From its humble beginnings in 2008, Walby Farm Park has grown into a beloved family destination that continues to delight visitors with its blend of farming heritage, engaging activities, and warm hospitality.

Neil and Katie Milbourn, with great anticipation, are looking forward to the future and the exciting opportunities that lie ahead.
“As we celebrate 15 unforgettable years, we are filled with gratitude for the support we have received from our visitors, our dedicated team, and the local community. This award serves as a reminder of the incredible journey we have embarked upon and the remarkable memories we have created together.”

Visitors are invited to join the fun at Walby Farm Park as they celebrate their remarkable double triumph and embark on a Summer of Fun, commencing on the 24th of July. The recently launched Summertime Pass offers an incredible opportunity for guests to enjoy nine weeks of non-stop entertainment, extending until September 5th, including a lineup of special events happening each week during the summer holidays. Walby Farm Park invites visitors to be a part of their unforgettable journey, with more exciting surprises planned for the next 12 months.