2017
Nuffield International Triennial
Conference and Field Tours
3rd June - 15th June

Day Delegates & Visitors

How to join the Triennial tours:

Where at all possible, all day delegates should leave their cars at the Triennial hotels and travel to the venues by the coaches provided.

Please CLICK HERE for a PDF copy of the full programme shown below:


Science & Sustainability - Sunday, 4th June

All to meet and park at Wokefield Estate Hotel (RG7 3AE). Coaches leave at 8.30am.

Day Organiser: William Waterfield - M. 07785 530487 E. w.waterfield@fcgagric.com


Great British Food – Monday, 5th June

Tour 1 – Both coaches leave Wokefield Estate Hotel at 8.00am. Or meet at Lyecross Farm, Lye Cross Rd, Redhill, Bristol, BS40 5RH, at 9.45am.

Tour 2 – Coach leaves Wokefield Estate Hotel at 8.00am. Or meet at Dillington Estate Office & Farms (TA19 9EG), at time 10.00am.

Tour 3 - Coach leaves Wokefield Estate Hotel at 8.00am. Or meet and park at Lyecross Farm, Lye Cross Rd, Redhill, Bristol BS40 5RH, at 9.45am.

Day Organiser:  Nick Green - M. 07771 908831 E. nickgreen@lyecrossfarm.co.uk


Rural Enterprise and Modern-Day Estates – Tuesday, 6th June

Tours 1, 2, 3 - All to meet and park at the Crowne Plaza Stratford, Bridge Foot, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6YR. All coaches leave at 8.00am.

Heritage Tour - Meet in the lobby at the Crowne Plaza Startford at 9.00am.

Day Organiser: Jake Freestone - M. 07743 899021 E. jake@overburyfarms.co.uk


World-Class Innovation – Wednesday, 7th June

Meet at JCB World Headquarters, Lakeside Works, Dunstone Rd, Rocester, Uttoxeter, ST14 JLS, at 9.30am.

Day Organiser: Roger Mercer – M. 07970 703901 E. rogermercer@mercerfarming.com


Farming Fit For Food Conference Day – Thursday, 8th June

Conference venue: East Midlands Conference Centre (EMCC), University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ. Conference registration opens at 8.00am.

Day Organiser: Mike Vacher - Tel. 01460 234012  Mob. 07788 138372  E. director@nuffieldscholar.org


Power of Renewables - Friday, 9th June

Tour 1 - Coach A leaves EMCC at 8.30am. Or meet at Agri Cycle, Barff Farm, Caenby, Lincoln, LN8 2AG, at 10.00am.

Tour 1 - Coach B leaves EMCC at 8.30am. Or meet at Merlin Renewables (DN20 9NN) at 10.10am.

Tour 2 - Coach leaves EMCC at 8.30am. Or meet at Home Farm, off-Lodge Lane, Screveton, Nr Bingham, Notts, NG13 8JL at 9.15am. 

Tour 3 - Coach leaves EMCC at 8.30am. Or meet and Severn Trent, Stoke Bardolph Wastewater Treatment Works, Stoke Lane, Burton Joyce, Nottingham, NG14 5HL, at 9.15am.

Heritage Tour  - Coach leaves EMCC at 8.30am. Or meet at Chatsworth House (DE45 1PP) at 9.15am. 

Day Organiser:  Stephen Ward - M. 07889 994 993 E. steveward@unclehenrys.co.uk


Iconic Hills & Uplands – Saturday, 10th June

All to meet and park at the Park Inn, North Street, York, YO1 6JF. All coaches leave at 8.00am.

(It is also possible to drive to Metcalfe Farms at Leyburn, DL8 5JZ), arriving by 9.15am. Delegates doing this must notify the day organiser, Dorothy Fairburn (Mob. 07939 288927) of their intention to do this so as not to delay the departure of the coaches. They must also join the morning mini-bus trip, otherwise they will not be returned to their vehicles. Delegates cannot use their own cars to drive to the hill farms. They will then need to drive themselves to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, for the visit and dinner.)

Day Organiser: Dorothy Fairburn -  M. 07939 288927 E. Dorothy.fairburn@cla.org.uk


Family Owned: Family Run – Sunday, 11th June

All to meet and park at the Park Inn, North Street, York, YO1 6JF. All coaches leave at 9.00am.

Day Organiser: Stephen Fell - M. 07768 883818


Triennial Hotels

WE - Wokefield Estate Hotel, Goodboys Lane, Mortimer, Reading, RG7 3AE

CPS - Crowne Plaza Stratford, Bridge Foot, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6YR

EMCC - East Midlands Conference Centre, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ

PI – Park Inn, North Street, York, YO1 6JF