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RBA 2018 Winners – East

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East Winners & Finalists 2018/19

Congratulations to all our winners, runners up and finalists! Following a wonderful night at Trinity Park, Ipswich, we are now able to reveal exactly who our judges thought were the best and brightest rural businesses in our East region.

We hope that all of our finalists enjoyed themselves at our celebration of everything that makes rural Britain unique. Whether they won or not, they should be incredibly proud of themselves and all they have achieved.

Scroll down to view our winners or click on the link to jump to a category.

Best Rural Start Up

Yagro
Yagro

Cambridgeshire

Puddingstone Distillery
Puddingstone Distillery

Hertfordshire

E-horse
E-horse

Hertfordshire

Hornbeam
Hornbeam

Cambridgeshire

Suffolk Distillery
Suffolk Distillery

Suffolk

Outstanding Rural Diversification Project

South Farm
South Farm

Hertfordshire

Barleylands Farm and Village
Barleylands Farm and Village

Essex

Explore 4x4
Explore 4x4

Suffolk

Grange Farm Leisure
Grange Farm Leisure

Buckinghamshire

Kentwell Hall
Kentwell Hall

Suffolk

Best Rural Retail Business

Pecks Farm Shop
Pecks Farm Shop

Bedfordshire

Back to the Garden
Back to the Garden

Norfolk

Elveden Courtyard
Elveden Courtyard

Suffolk

Goodies Food Hall
Goodies Food Hall

Norfolk

Best Rural Manufacturing Business

Fen Farm Dairy Limited
Fen Farm Dairy Limited

Suffolk

Chiltern Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil
Chiltern Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil

Hertfordshire

Norfolk Shepherd Huts
Norfolk Shepherd Huts

Norfolk

Pyes Farm
Pyes Farm

Essex

Best Rural Professional Services Business

Appetite Me
Appetite Me

Suffolk

Wangford Veterinary Clinic
Wangford Veterinary Clinic

Suffolk

iThinkMedia
iThinkMedia

Hertfordshire

Larking Gowen LLP
Larking Gowen LLP

Norfolk

Spring
Spring

Suffolk

Best Rural Creative or Media-based Business

Hornbeam
Hornbeam

Cambridgeshire

Spring
Spring

Suffolk

Essential Suffolk
Essential Suffolk

Suffolk

The Edible Museum
The Edible Museum

Essex

Vidoo Film
Vidoo Film

Suffolk

Rural Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project of the Year

Creative Arts East
Creative Arts East

Norfolk

BigBarn CIC
BigBarn CIC

Cambridgeshire

Anglia Care Farm
Anglia Care Farm

Cambridgeshire

Shotley Heritage
Shotley Heritage

Suffolk

The Askefield Project Ltd
The Askefield Project Ltd

Lincolnshire

Best Rural Tourism Business

Norfolk Outdoor Adventures
Norfolk Outdoor Adventures

Norfolk

The Suffolk Escape
The Suffolk Escape

Suffolk

The Dairy at Burghley
The Dairy at Burghley

Lincolnshire

The Shepherd's Hide
The Shepherd's Hide

Essex

Wiveton Hall
Wiveton Hall

Norfolk

Best Rural Recreational or Outdoor Pursuits Business

Explore 4x4
Explore 4x4

Suffolk

Coda Falconry
Coda Falconry

Essex

Archery Adventures
Archery Adventures

Suffolk

Bush Adventures UK
Bush Adventures UK

Suffolk

Essex Outdoors
Essex Outdoors

Essex

Best Rural Education or Training Business

Abberton Rural Training
Abberton Rural Training

Essex

Dandelion Education Ltd.
Dandelion Education Ltd.

Norfolk

Ark Farm Limited
Ark Farm Limited

Bedfordshire

Coach for School Improvement
Coach for School Improvement

Norfolk

E-horse
E-horse

Hertfordshire

Red Stag Training Limited
Red Stag Training Limited

Suffolk

Best Rural Food Business

The Artisan Smokehouse
The Artisan Smokehouse

Suffolk

The Norfolk Deli
The Norfolk Deli

Norfolk

Crush Foods
Crush Foods

Norfolk

Fen Farm Dairy Limited
Fen Farm Dairy Limited

Suffolk

Heath Farm
Heath Farm

Suffolk

Best Rural Drink Business

Puddingstone Distillery
Puddingstone Distillery

Hertfordshire

The Willow Tree Distilling Company Limited
The Willow Tree Distilling Company Limited

Bedfordshire

Suffolk Distillery
Suffolk Distillery

Suffolk

Whin Hill Norfolk Cider
Whin Hill Norfolk Cider

Norfolk

Wibblers Brewery
Wibblers Brewery

Essex

Rural Employee of the Year

Karen Watson
Karen Watson

Barleylands Farm and Village

Administration Team
Administration Team

Elveden Courtyard

The East

Sweeping skies and vast sandy beaches (500 miles of them, to be precise!) are just the tip of the iceberg in the rural idyll of the East of England, with a wealth of history and culture to be found in its charming market towns and villages. Our entries from this region make the most of the mixture of history and modernity, tradition and innovation so characteristic of this vibrant and diverse part of England.

The East region covers the counties of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Essex and Hertfordshire.

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