Awards and recognition
Finalist ‘Farm Attraction of the Year’ 2018
National Farms Attractions Network
Winner ‘Attraction of the Year over 12,000sqft’
BALPPA Excellence Awards 2017
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
A Certificate of Excellence can only be earned through consistently great reviews of a business.
Family Traveller Magazine’s ‘Top UK Attraction to take the kids to before they grown up’ 2017
Runner Up ‘Best Business for the Commitment to the Environment’ Epsom and Ewell Awards 2016
Judges said they found the category particularly hard to adjudicate & Hobbledown was beaten by Knights Group Worldwide based in Camberley.
Contenders had to demonstrate great use of social media, and a creative website, to promote and build its business. Hobbledown received 44,677 visits to its website in August 2014 alone!
Days Out With Kids ‘Top 10 UK Attractions’ 2014
Listed at number 4, we are just below leisure giants Paulton’s Park which houses Peppa Pig World, the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, and Legoland.
Days Out With Kids lists a total of 4000 attractions and has nearly 450,000 likes on Facebook. The top 10 favourites were voted for by users of the website.
Netmums Best Outdoor Play Venue, South East, 2014
Hobbledown was named the Best Outdoor Play Venue in the South East by Britain’s biggest parenting site Netmums.com.
Over 1.7 million mums, dads and childcarers who are registered Netmums members were eligible to cast their votes to find the UK’s best-loved outdoor attractions.
These set of awards celebrate the very best kid’s activity providers in the UK, Ireland and Australia.
Hobbledown was named a runner-up and was highly commended for two consecutive years. Overall the awards attracted more than 90,000 votes.
Runner up ‘Best New Business’ at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2014
Hobbledown came a close second in the hotly contested category at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2014.
Finalists had to show determination, drive and passion to start and grow a successful business during tough financial times, as well as overcome hurdles along the way.
Best Business in Epsom and Epsom Downs
Epsom and Ewell Business Awards 2013
These annual awards were set up to celebrate local business excellence.