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All about Bay Farm Tours

Worldwide Agricultural and Sightseeing Tours

Bay Farm Tours have enjoyed over 40 years in the business of providing tours to those with an interest in agriculture and rural issues. Since our first tour to Canada in 1981, we have escorted clients to countries right around the world to observe a wide range of farming customs and agricultural practices, and to enjoy some unforgettable sightseeing opportunities together.

We have travelled to over 41 countries and have delivered over 500 tours with in excess of 15,000  travellers.

We do all the planning and logistics, providing you with everything you need for your adventure. From all flights and transport to connecting you with local farmers and planning activities. We’ve developed each tour with exactly the right mix of agriculture, sightseeing and recreation to create a one of kind travel experience.

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From small seeds grow mighty trees.
The story of how we began:
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Angus and Betty in Hong Kong en-route to

New Zealand early 90’s.

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Part of a group heading out for Canadian Royal Winter Fair Tour and taking a dog from the Longton’s to its new owner in Canada.

From the Beginning

In 1981 Angus and Betty McSporran, with their son Neil,  organised a small family trip to Canada for the wedding of a relative. As everybody in the group was involved in farming, Angus, Neil & Betty arranged visits to several attractions in the area as well as a couple of farms and the McCormack International Tractor Factory.

 

From that family wedding the idea of Bay Farm Tours was hatched and later that year the first escorted group tour went to Canada incorporating the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto. Year on year we have added numerous worldwide destinations, always chosen carefully to ensure diverse, stimulating and comfortable itineraries.

 

Angus continued his work in agriculture, and worked as one of the tour guides, accompanied by Betty. Neil commuted between London and Lancashire many weekends before finally leaving his teaching job in July 1983 to work full time in the

Bay Travel office during the day and developing new

itineraries for Bay Farm Tours in the evening. Today Neil

runs Bay Farm Tours and our sister company

Bay Travel with his wife Janet.

 

Here we would like to thank Angus and Betty,

it was their drive, determination and ambition that

got the business going in those early days.

Testament to Betty's strength and commitment

she was a regular fixture in the office until the last

couple of years. Sadly Betty passed away on the 28th September 2023 and she is sorely missed by all of us in the office. 

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Why choose us?

There are so many things that make Bay Farm Tours stand out as the very best, so many we have made a list of them. Click for more reasons to book

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The pace of a tour

All of our tours are graded by pace to help you choose the right break for you. Click to see a list of all our tours and the description of each grade

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Our office team

Our wonderful team based in Morecambe offer personal service, excellent assistance and, of course, they'll book you a great holiday

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Our tour managers

Our tour managers are experienced in agriculture and travel, exceptionally organised and know how to have a good time

Poland
Poland

16th to 24th May 2024

Poland

9 Days

Croatia
Croatia

22nd Sept to 1st Oct 2024

Croatia

10 Days

Tuscany & Rome
Tuscany & Rome

1st to 9th September 2024

Tuscany & Rome

9 Days

Atlantic Canada
Atlantic Canada

27th Sept to 11th Oct 2024

Atlantic Canada

15 Days

North Wales
North Wales

15th to 20th Sept 2024

North Wales

6 Days

Southern Cyprus
Southern Cyprus

30th Oct to 6th Nov 2024

Southern Cyprus

8 Days

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How to book

Request an itinerary and from there it's so simple. Just fill in the booking form and we will organise the rest. Give us a call or send us an email and we can reserve you a place for up to 2 days while you get the form filled in.

We would love to hear from you so please do not hesitate to get in touch!

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