Best Tourism Event
The Best Tourism Event and Festival Award promotes those events and festivals that take place throughout the year
Berkshire, South East England
Ascot is synonymous with quality, style and a truly memorable day out. The highlight of the year is Royal Ascot in June. Five days of racing, tradition, pageantry and fashion. Outside Royal Ascot, racing takes place throughout the year, each race day offering a unique theme and atmosphere.
The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival
Cheltenham, South West
The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival is one of the biggest and longest running literary events in the world. The event annually brings together over 500 of the world's greatest writers, thinkers, poets, politicians, performers and actors in a feast of debate, discovery and entertainment.
Manchester International Festival
Manchester, England's Northwest
Manchester International Festival is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events and takes place biennially, in Manchester, UK. The Festival launched in 2007 as an artist-led, commissioning festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture.
Derbyshire, East Midlands
Buxton is a unique festival producing its own fully-staged professional operas, as well as showing touring operas, classical concerts and literary talks. Renowned for its relaxed and friendly atmosphere, Buxton Festival attracts both dedicated opera lovers and those new to the genre.