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Agricultural Tours

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.

Farm Tour to Mauritius
17th February - 3rd March 2019 (15 days)

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Join us for our fourth tour to the small but beautiful island of Mauritius.

Tourism is very important in Mauritius consequently there are many hotels dotted around the varied coastline.  Our tour is based on three hotels - one on the north coast, one on the west coast and the final hotel, a 5* luxury resort in the south east of the island, 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! Mauritius is not to be missed.

 

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Farm Tour to Mauritius
Farm Tour to Cuba
25th February to 8th March 2019

Discover Cuban agriculture as part of a small group by visiting privately owned farms that provide food and jobs to the local people. See Cuba's thriving farm-to-table practices and sustainable agriculture including tobacco, sugarcane, fruits and vegetables.

A welcoming and unique culture comprised of friendly people with remarkable ingenuity. Cuba is on of the safest countries in the world to visit.

Discover the colours, cuisine and culture that make up this truly ditinctive country by travelling on an agricultural tour with fellow  farmers.

 

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Farm Tour to Cuba
Farm Tour to United Arab Emirates
8th - 19th March 2019

UAE has more to offer than the popular image of sand, camels,  modern buildings reaching up to the sky, (there is a lift up the tallest building in the world for those with a head for heights) and oil producing wells.

 

Agriculture is limited due to large areas of sand but there are irrigation set-ups going back to the time of the Romans, modern methods and research into irrigation systems, aquaponics (fish) and hydroponics (crops) producing valuable food resources for the local population and for export.  There are large dairy units, dates grown in the oasis, herds of camels reared for milk (very healthy) and stables of camels for racing!  Visit one of the famous Arabian studs and everyone knows how the Arabs love their racing will be included, to get an idea of the fascinating world of the Arabian horses. 

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Farm Tour to United Arab Emirates
Farm Tour to Turkey
7th April - 14th April 2019

Turkey sits astride two continents, Europe and Asia. It is a popular destination for tourists with a wonderful coastline and stunning scenery but is perhaps not so well known for its agriculure. Join this tour to discover a country which has enjoyed a bouyant economy with growth and industrialisation over the last 30 years and has seen living standards inmprove. Agriculture employs 19% of the total workforce and 50% of the land is in agricultural production. The warm climate and good rainfall means that Turkey can produce a wide variety of crops, fruit and vegetables. It also has a significant dairy industry and produces pork, lamb and beef in large quantities.

Our tour will concentrate on the Aegean Coast and finish in Istanbul with visits to Ephesus, Pamukkale and the Travertine Terraces, The Gallipoli Peninsula and Kusadasi ending in Istanbul for a chance to visit the famous Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia , the Roman Basilica and Cisterns and a cruise on the Bosphorus. With visits to a winery, a cotton research station and local farms this will be a diverse and interesting tour for those both familiar and unfamiliar with this amazing country.

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Farm Tour to Turkey
Spring Gathering - Anglesey
28th April - 2nd May 2019 (5 days)

LAST FEW PLACES


A must in many people's diaries, our 2019 Spring Gathering is to Anglesey. an island in Wales off the mainland’s northwest coast that can be accessed by the 19th century Menai Suspension Bridge.

Visits are still being finalised however we are offering a perfect short break for you to meet with ‘old and new’ friends, enjoy excellent farming and the varied countryside.The tour will include a welcome and farewell dinner with wine, mixed farm visits, touristic highlights and a four night stay in the 4* Tre-Ysgawen Hall Country House Hotel. Built in 1882 as a country mansion house, it is now a family run hotel with beautiful rooms, surroundings, fine dining and a luxury spa. 

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Spring Gathering - Anglesey
Tour to Croatia with David Richardson
12th May - 22nd May 2019

LAST 3 PLACES


Join David in Croatia, a central European country located across the Adriatic sea from Italy with amazing coastlines, reefs and islands to admire.

 In the North and East of the country there are lowlands and pastures with a Mediterranean climate that offers good conditions for cereals, vegetable and livestock.

Begin with a tour of the capital city, Zagreb, before exploring the agricultural regions with visits to a dairy operation, a national stud farm, fruit plantation, beef farm, an olive oil producer and a vineyard with tasting.

Also included in the tour is a visit to Rastoke with its picturesque spring and waterfalls, enjoy a boat cruise, spend time in Dubrovnik and stay in a beach hotel with time to relax.

 

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Tour to Croatia with David Richardson
Farm Tour to Bulgaria
14th May - 21st May 2019

Our first tour to Bulgaria proved to be such a hit, that we are to visit again in 2019. Bulgaria is fast becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world due to geographical beauty, cultural history and excellent value. This tour will explore the central region taking in the capital city, Sofia, the ancient capital  Plovdiv, the Balkan mountain range and the Danube plain as we discover the agricultural ecomony, see some of the historical and architectural highlights and enjoy local food and culture.

The tour will include farm vsits to cereals, vegetables salads, fruit, dairy, beef goat and rose oil operations. There will, in addtion to the historical and city highlights above be the opportuniyt for a winery visit and tasting, a cabaret dinner and a rail journey through the mountains during this 8 day tour.

 

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Farm Tour to Bulgaria
Farm Tour to Japan
19th May - 5th June 2019 (18 days)

Japan is a country of spectacular natural beauty with gentle rural landscapes contrasting with modern, vibrant cities.

 

Join us for this exciting 18 day tour to Japan to see a fascinating range of agricultural and horticultural enterprises. Visit the country's famous historic cities and soak up the centuries old traditions for which Japan is best known.  Visit alpine mountain ranges and river valleys where traditional water mills still operate today.

 

The tour is partnered with Aussie, US and Kiwi farmers and promises to offer a rich experience as a member of an international group exploring the landscape of one of the most unique countries in the world.

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Farm Tour to Japan
Farm Tour to Canada including the Calgary Stampede
26th June - 7th July 2019

Optional Extension 7th - 16th July 2019 Calgary to Montreal


The tour starts on Vancouver Island and Victoria, before transferring by ferry to the mainland and on to the Fraser Valley, travelling east through the Rocky Mountains to Calgary in time for the annual Stampede.

 

With farm visits including orchards, dairy, beef, sheep, crops, cheese, goats and wine, the majesty of The Rocky Mountains, the spectacular and Vancouver Island, the tour encompasses the best of Canada.

 

 Photo courtesy of Calgary Stampede

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Farm Tour to Canada including the Calgary Stampede
Other forthcoming Tours for 2019
Tour itineraries yet to be finalised

 

South Africa - May 2019

USA - June/July 2019

Shetland - October 2019

Autumn Gathering Dumfries - 6th - 10th October

China - Oct/Nov 2019

India - Oct 2019

(Tours listed are subject to change)...

 

 

To register your interest, please contact the office and we will send you the itinerary when it is ready

 

See our current brochure online  Worldwide Agricultural Tours 2018/19 Brochure

 

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Other forthcoming Tours for 2019
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