Media Centre

The BIG Sheep Awards

Having been in the Turner family for six generations the farm that The BIG Sheep is built on has a vast history. Rick Turner, Director of the Flock and founder of The BIG Sheep has been running the park for over 30 years along with his team of talented people and is always available for interviews or comment.

A journalist and blogger friendly adventure park we welcome all media enquiries and questions. We have a large library of images available to be used by media. We have a team of experienced content writers able to produce unique articles and copy for publication when required.

For all media enquiries please contact Emma Wonnacott on [email protected] or call 01237 472366.

Our Awards

2017 and later

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – 2017 Winner

Days Out With The Kids UK Winner – Top Day Out In Autumn

North Devon Food, Drink & Tourism Award – Best Visitor Attraction – SILVER

North Devon Food, Drink & Tourism Award – Super Service, Nikki Bryant – SILVER

North Devon Journal Business Awards – Finalists in Top Attraction, Customer Service, Best Cafe

Top One Hundred UK Attractions

2016

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – 2016 Winner

2015

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – 2015 Winner

North Devon Journal Business Awards – Excellence in Customer Service Award – Tractor Tom

Approved Family Friendly Award

2014

Visit Devon Tourism Awards – Large Visitor Attraction of the Year – GOLD

South West Excellence Award – Outstanding Customer Service – SILVER

South West Excellence Award – Large Attraction of the Year – SILVER

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence – 2014 Winner

Approved Family Friendly Award

2013

Visit Devon Tourism Awards – Large Visitor Attraction of the Year – GOLD

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence – 2013 Winner

Approved Family Friendly Award

2012

Visit Devon Tourism Awards – Outstanding Customer Service Award – SILVER Awarded to our Show Demonstrators.

2011

Enjoy England Awards for Excellence – Outstanding Customer Service Award – GOLD
Awarded to our Head Receptionist – Sarah Lee

Visit Devon Tourism Awards – Visitor Attraction of the Year – SILVER

North Devon Journal Business Awards – Boss of the Year – Rick Turner

North Devon Journal Business Awards – Employee of the Year – Claire Payne

2010 and older

South West England – Tourism Excellence awards 2010 – Finalist

South West Attraction of the Year 2003 & 2004, 2004 & 2005 – Finalists

Winner North Devon Tourism Awards – Super Service 2007

National Farm Attraction Network – Attraction of the Year – 2006

Flying Start – Top Ten UK Days Out Award – 2005

England for Excellence Awards for Tourism 1988 – Commendation – Won in the first year of opening the park.

Come to Britain Trophy – British Tourism Authority – 1988

West Country Tourist Board – Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

Part of the Revitalising Farm Tourism Programme – with South West Tourism