Tapnell Farm tops public vote in Top Day Out

Five finalists, thousands of votes, but there could only be one winner.

Tapnell Farm was triumphant at the Isle of Wight Radio Business Awards – in association with HTP Apprenticeship College – as the Island’s Top Day Out award, sponsored by Visit Isle of Wight.

The popular West Wight destination was awarded the top prize at a ceremony at Albert Cottage in East Cowes last night (Friday 28/09/18).

Tapnell Farm took the trophy ahead of Robin Hill Country Park, Blackgang Chine, Rhythm Tree Festival and Island Gem Fossil Hunt in the closely fought competition, which saw an incredible 3000 public votes cast in the category of Top Day Out.

Tom Honeyman-Brown from Tapnell Farm said:

“It feels fantastic. The proof of the pudding is that people keep coming back, and the more people keep coming back the better we’ll make the park, so it’s important that people keep coming back!”

Claire Willis, MD at Isle of Wight Radio said:

“Isle of Wight Radio is incredibly proud to have been able to host this fantastic event this evening. Every business who was nominated could have a worthy winner of the Island’s Top Day Out, but following the result of thousands of votes cast across all the nominees, Tapnell Farm came out on top.

“We’d like to thank Visit Isle of Wight for their involvement in these awards and we’re pleased that they recognise the importance of highlighting Island businesses who work tirelessly to promote where they live.”

Abi Fox, Brand Manager at Visit Isle of Wight said:

“We’re delighted to be able to sponsor this award, it’s important that Island businesses are recognised for the hard work and effort they put in to making themselves – and the Island – such a fantastic place to visit”

image  – Abi Fox, Brand Manager at Visit Isle of Wight, Tom Honeyman-Brown and Dan Selle from Tapnell Farm