Criteria: For a farm which demonstrates outstanding achievement in the area of encouraging access for pupils with special needs, disaffected students or disadvantaged young people. Working with a school or group to identify the best way of providing a meaningful learning experience.
Lydia Otter - Pennyhooks Farm, Shrivenham, Wiltshire
Lydia Otter was presented with her award by the category judge Gary Richardson (left) and FACE President Lord Henry Plumb (second right) alongside her farm manager Richard Hurford (second left).
The category judge Gary Richardson is the CEO of Countryside Learning, a charity which aims to educate, inform and inspire children, parents and teachers about the countryside. He is also a trustee of FACE.