The farming couple who own winning Williamwood Farm near Lockerbie have spoken about their happiness that they were chosen for the award.
"We are extremely pleased to have been chosen as the Scottish winners of the Nature of Farming Award.
"It is very rewarding for us and our visitors, especially all the young school children who we love to host, to see the positive results on the ground of integrating our conservation measures into our core commercial farm and tourism business."
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