Vine House Farm - Recognition and Awards

Nicholas' dedication to conservation has been recognised by gaining the following awards;

National Recognition

  • RSPB Nature of Farming Award Winner 2013.
  • Winner of the Rural Enterprise Award at the Food & Farming Industry Awards 2011.
  • FWAG Silver Lapwing Award 2011
    Nicholas is the first person ever to win the prestigious Silver Lapwing Award for a second time.
  • 2010 Countryside Alliance Award for Enterprise in the Eastern region.
  • Farmers Weekly Countryside Farmer of the Year. Winner 2009.
  • M.B.E. awarded to Nicholas for his services to farming and conservation. January 2006.
  • Farmers Weekly Countryside Farmer of the Year 2005. Finalist. Runner Up.
  • Waitrose Leaf Marque Gower of the Year 2005.
  • The David Brown Daily Telegraph Award. Winner 2004.
  • countryside-alliance.jpgFarm Retailer of the Year 2004. Runner up.




Farming Excellent Awards.

  • East of England Countryside Management Award 2002.
  • Farmers-Weekly.jpgPurdey Game and Countryside Management Award 2002. 2nd Place.

  • Pride of Peterborough - Care For the Environment Award, 2002.
  • Silver-lapwing-awards-size.jpgThe FWAG Silver Lapwing Award
    This is the countries' most respected conservation award for farming:
    • 2011 Winner!
    • 2001 Winner
    • 1998 National Finalist
    • 1995 National Finalist
  • Farming excellence-winner.jpgNFU Biodiversity Award 2001 Regional Winner, National Runner up.






  • The Cyanamid award, a national award for conservation. 1998 Winner.
  • The Lincolnshire Environmental Award, 1995 Agricultural winner.
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