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VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, CornwallThe Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall

This year's VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015 ceremony took place at Sage Gateshead where the top honours were awarded to the businesses that have demonstrated exceptional customer service, and given their visitors an unforgettable English holiday experience.

Congratulations to all our winners!

Tourism Event of the Year

GOLD

Bournemouth Air Festival 2014

Bournemouth, Dorset

 

SILVER

Northumbrian Water – Kielder Winter Wonderland

Hexham, Northumberland

 

BRONZE

Mallard 75, National Railway Museum

York, North Yorkshire

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Cotswold Show

Cirencester, Gloucestershire

 

Vintage by the Sea - The Midland

Morecambe, Lancashire          

Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year

GOLD

Bosinver Farm Cottages

St Austell, Cornwall

 

SILVER

Millbrook Cottages

High Bickington, Devon

 

BRONZE

The Dandelion Hideaway

Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Dovecote Barns York

York, North Yorkshire

                                               

High Barn Cottages

Nr. Bridlington, East Yorkshire

Visitor Information Provider of the Year

GOLD

City of London Information Centre

London

 

SILVER

The Welcome People

London

 

BRONZE

Durham Visitor Information Network

Durham

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre

Chesterfield, Derbyshire

                                               

Simply Staffordshire           

Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

GOLD

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Telford, Shropshire

 

SILVER

Chatsworth

Bakewell, Derbyshire

 

BRONZE

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

St Austell, Cornwall

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool, Merseyside

                                                                                              

The Roman Baths & Pump Room

Bath, Somerset

Small Hotel of the Year

GOLD

Brockencote Hall Hotel

Kidderminster, Worcestershire

 

SILVER

The Horn of Plenty

Tavistock, Devon

 

BRONZE

Mallory Court

Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Cedar Manor Hotel & Restaurant

Windermere, Cumbria

 

Hell Bay Hotel

Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

 

The Talbot Hotel

Malton, North Yorkshire

Business Tourism Award

GOLD

Woodland Grange Conference Centre

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

 

SILVER

Event Durham, Durham University

Durham

 

BRONZE

Barnett Hill

Guildford, Surrey

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

National Space Centre

Leicester, Leicestershire

 

The University of Manchester Conferences and Venues

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Taste of England Award

GOLD

Hotel Maiyango

Leicester, Leicestershire

 

SILVER

Yorebridge House

Leyburn, North Yorkshire

 

BRONZE

Delifonseca Dockside

Liverpool, Merseyside

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Parkers Arms

Newton in Bowland, Lancashire

                                               

Stokes Tea & Coffee

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year

GOLD

Poston Mill Park 

Hereford, Herefordshire

 

SILVER

Trethem Mill Touring Park

Truro, Cornwall                                           

 

BRONZE

Seafield Caravan Park

Seahouses, Northumberland

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Cofton Country Holidays

Dawlish, Devon

                                  

Searles Leisure Resort in Hunstanton

Hunstanton, Norfolk

Tourism Pub of the Year

GOLD

Freemasons at Wiswell

Clitheroe, Lancashire

 

SILVER

Wild Boar Inn, Grill & Smokehouse

Nr Windermere, Cumbria

 

BRONZE

The Pandora Inn

Falmouth, Cornwall

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Exchange

Leicester, Leicestershire

 

The Wro Bar, Lounge & Loft

West Kirby, Merseyside

Tourism Experience of the Year

GOLD

Treetop Trek Ltd

Windermere, Cumbria

 

SILVER

Livingstone Lodge Overnight Safari Experience, Port Lympne Reserve

Ashford, Kent

 

BRONZE

Farm Stay UK Ltd

Kenilworth, Warwickshire

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Cycle Hub

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

www.thecyclehub.org

 

St Annes Beach Huts

Lytham, Lancashire

Bed & Breakfast/Guest Accommodation of the Year

GOLD

Colton House

Rugeley, Staffordshire

 

SILVER

Swan House

Hastings, East Sussex

 

BRONZE

The Old Rectory of St James

Telford, Shropshire

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Lower Barns Boutique B&B

St Austell, Cornwall

 

Mere Brook House

Wirral, Merseyside

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

GOLD

The World of James Herriot

Thirsk, North Yorkshire

 

SILVER

Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Ulverston, Cumbria

 

BRONZE

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Owl & Monkey Haven

Newport, Isle of Wight

 

Topsail Charters Ltd

Maldon, Essex

Large Hotel of the Year

GOLD

Matfen Hall Hotel    

Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland

 

SILVER

Ellenborough Park 

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

 

BRONZE

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

New Milton, Hampshire

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Manor House Hotel

Moreton-on-the-Marsh, Gloucestershire

 

Peckforton Castle

Tarporley, Cheshire

Sustainable Tourism Award

GOLD

Wheatland Farm Eco Lodges

Winkleigh, Devon

 

SILVER

St Cuthbert’s House

Seahouses, Northumberland

 

BRONZE

At Bristol Science Centre

Bristol

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Colton House

Rugeley, Staffordshire

 

The Green House Hotel

Bournemouth, Dorset

Access for All Tourism Award

GOLD

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum

Halifax, West Yorkshire

 

SILVER

Sandcastle Waterpark

Blackpool, Lancashire

 

BRONZE

The Bristol Hippodrome

Bristol

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Kernock Cottages

Saltash, Cornwall

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