Please take a look at the tours we are offering below, perhaps there is something of interest to you….. and if you have any suggestions for future tours then please do let us know.
All of our tour groups are accompanied by knowledgeable guides for the duration. We also have several tours each year lead by our own staff as well as Farmer's Weekly's David Richardson.
Our ATOL number is ATOL 10350. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking terms and conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate .
To make a booking please download the booking form and conditions, complete and return to Field Farm Tours Ltd with a deposit payment per person as stated on the itinerary. We will then process your booking immediately and proficiently. A booking does not officially exist until we have received your signed booking form and deposit. This is the formal record of the booking. We will then send you written confirmation of your booking and an ATOL Certificate, we will also advise details of insurance, visa and health requirements (if applicable). The final invoice is sent 8-10 weeks before departure, followed by the final itinerary. Please note that all prices are subject to increases in local taxes, air fares and foreign currency changes.
The Shetland Islands are an archipelago over 100 miles north of the tip of Scotland with a long history which can be traced back to over 2000 years BC. Our tour includes visits to a range of beef, dairy and sheep farms (including organic beef), auction mart, new abattoir, Lerwick Fish Market, the Shetland wool industry and a pony breeder. Shetland has its own native breeds of sheep, cattle and the famous Shetland ponies. In addition we shall see the archaeological sites of the Bronze, Iron and Viking Ages and trace the history of farming through crofting. With a mild climate these peaceful islands offer an amazing and unique experience.
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Exlplore beautiful Victoria, Vancouver and rural British Columbia, travel through the magnificent Rocky Mountains to Calgary for the famous Stampede and visit Toronto, Niagara Falls, Quebec and Montreal in the East - taking in a variety of farming enterprises and other highlights along the way.
Optional extension tour to include Toronto, Niagara Falls, Ottawa and Quebec (10th - 20th July 2016)
Field Farm Tours in association with the NSA have organised a day of farm visits prior to the National Sheep Event in Malvern.
Enjoy a tour of the US Southern States in the company of Australian and New Zealand farmers.
Visit large scale beef and cattle ranches, high tech dairy, horse stud, rice and wine production, the famous Fort Worth Stockyards and the Oklahoma State Stock show as you take in Dallas, Amarillo, San Antonio, Houston and New Orleans.
In addition visit "The Alamo", the Kennedy Space Centre and experience the Jazz and night life of the "Big Easy", New Orleans. Meet industry leaders and see some of the most advanced farm systems in the world as part of an international farming group, whilst taking in some of the most exciting destinations in the USA.
This study tour to Canada has been arranged to include a visit to the Royal Winter Fair.
The tour starts in Toronto on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario travelling south to Niagara Falls before visiting the annual Royal Winter Fair. With farm visits including maple sugar, dairy, beef, sheep, goats and wine, the famous Niagara Falls, Mennoite Country and the CN Tower, Toronto - encompassing all that is Canada
Mauritius is a new destination for Field Farm Tours, this small island set in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Madagascar.
Tourism is very important in Mauritius consequently there are many hotels dotted around the varied coastline. Our tour is based on just two hotels - one on the north coast and the other on the west coast, allowing time to relax and enjoy the properties surroundings between the daily interesting farming visits.
The main crop is sugar cane, some of which is procesed in the usual way, but some now goes for bio-fuel. Both citrus and soft fruits are grown together with vegetables and flowers for export. Chickens are reared for eggs and meat but there are no large livestock units.
Do come and join us to enjoy some interesting visits and meet local people, sunshine, good food and good company!
Germany is the original home of the Christmas Market and this tour takes you to 2 of the most spectacular German Christmas markets in Cologne and Dusseldorf with farm visits to an organic fruit and vegetable producer, a dairy opertaions and a renewable energy facility.
We invite you to join our tour which will be escorted by tour manager, Fiona Sloan.
Other tour itineraries still being finalised (subject to change)...
Vietnam & Cambodia, January 2017
Mauritius, February 2017
Cyprus, March 2017
Option extension to Argentina & Chile 24th January - 3rd February 2017.
Brazil is the worlds largest producer of sugarcane, coffee and a new exporter of soybeans, cocoa, orange juice, tobacco and other tropical fruits and nuts. Livestock production has had rapid growth in the poultry, pork and milk sectors reflecting changes in consumer tastes.
The tour begins in Rio, then travels onto the "Midwest" of Brazil to see its agricultura, before ending at the amazing Iguassu Falls with a visit to the largest hydroelectric dam in the world, Itaipu.
This tour is taken in partnership with American farmers, so enjoyable and diverse company is guaranteed.
Option extension to Brazil 14th - 24th January 2017
Argentina is the world's eighth largest country, the main areas being Patagonia stretching down to Tierra del Fuego in the south (next stop Antarctica), the vast Pampas in the centre and the Gran Chaco in the northwest which shares its borders with Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia. The farming content in Argentina will be to vast castle ranches, large arable farms and the famous Liniers Cattle Market in the centre of Buenos Aires.
Chile stretches over 2,700 miles along the south western coast with the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Andes on the east and it never exceeds 150 miles wide. In the north there is the Atacama Desert, one of the most inhospitable places in the world whilst the most southern point is the Torres del Paine, considered to be the finest natural destination in all of South America. Time does not allow visits to these two extreme regions but in between there are fruit growing areas, arable crops and livestock.
By visiting these two countries, you will have very difference experiences.
Australia is the world's leading producer of cattle and excels in the dairy, sugar, wool and forestry industries. With it's vast spaces, technical expertise and diverse climates, it produces a wide range of highly sought after agricultural, fisheries and forestry products, and is internationally recognized as being free of many insects and agricultural diseases found in other parts of the world.
A stop-over in Singapore on the outbound journey has been included but if you would prefer an alternative destination we would be pleased to assist with this and for those that would like to stay on to visit friends or relatives, a delayed return flight and extended travel plans can be arranged.
With Tour Leader Fiona Sloan.
Our 2nd planned tour to this beautiful destination, for those only able to travel at the start of the year to enjoy a sunshine break.
Mauritius is a stunning destination with an agricultural difference that will surprise and delight visitors. The tour offers the best of both, a chance to explore the interesting farming economy and free time to relax in the pleasurable sunshine before demands of the UK spring season.
New Zealand has been called the “Paradise of the Pacific” since the early 1800s. This tour shows off the best of New Zealand’s agriculture and diverse scenery in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Take the opportunity to chat with New Zealand farmers, view their farms and enjoy genuine “Kiwi” country hospitality.
The tour is taken in partnership with American farmers, so enjoyable and diverse company is guaranteed.