HEADS of Ayr Farm Park scooped a top prize at the Scottish Thistle Awards.

They won the ScotRail Best Visitor Attraction in the west as they impressed judges with their variety of products, positive improvements on sustainability and improvement to its digital offering.

Greg Rankin, Heads of Ayr Farm Park Director, said: “As a family-run business, the families who visit us are at the heart of everything we do. 

“We are proud to offer visitors of all ages, from newborns to great-grandparents, a day out full of fun, adventure, and exciting animals. We are truly honoured to have won this award and will continue to strive for excellence.”

The Scottish Thistle Awards is led by a panel of industry experts from several organisations including VisitScotland, Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards, Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards, the Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland, Scotland Food and Drink, Scottish Tourism Alliance, the Scottish Licensed Trade Association, sportscotland and Wild Scotland.

Heads of Ayr Farm Park have progressed to the National Final.