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






Winner ‘Community Consideration’ Surrey & Hampshire Biz Awards 2016





Runner Up ‘Best Business for the Commitment to the Environment’ Epsom and Ewell Awards 2016




Runner Up ‘Outstanding Business of the Year’ Surrey and Hampshire Biz Awards

Judges said they found the category particularly hard to adjudicate & Hobbledown was beaten by Knights Group Worldwide based in Camberley.


Winnerbest website 2014 Best Website and Use of Social Media
Epsom and Ewell Business Awards

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-the-kidsDays 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
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.


Highly Commended
‘Best Family Day Out’ at the International What’s on 4 Junior Awards 2014 + 2015

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.