2014 Winners


Contratulations to all finalists on their awards!

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Travel Article of the Year

Gold

Steve McClarence for his article on Malton, Yorkshire
The Times

Other Shortlisted Journalists and Articles

Frank Barrett - Richard III's Leicester
Mail on Sunday

Harriet O'Brien - Laurie Lee's Cotswolds
Independent

Helen Werin - Shropshire
Motorcaravan Motorhome Monthly

David Whitley - Yorkshire
National Geographic


Tourism Event of the Year

Gold

Bournemouth Air Festival 2014
Bournemouth, Dorset
www.bournemouthair.co.uk

Silver

Northumbrian Water/Kielder Winter Wonderland
Leapish Waterside Park, Northumberland
www.kielderwinterwonderland.com

Bronze

Mallard 75, National Railway Museum
York, North Yorkshire
www.nrm.org.uk

Highly Commended

The Cotswold Show and Food Festival
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
www.cotswoldshow.co.uk

Vintage by the Sea at The Midland
Morecambe, Lancashire
www.vintagefestival.co.uk


Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year

Gold

Bosinver Farm Cottages
St Austell, Cornwall
www.bosinver.co.uk

Silver

Millbrook Cottages
High Bickington, Devon
www.millbrookcottages.co.uk

Bronze

The Dandelion Hideaway
Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
www.thedandelionhideaway.co.uk

Highly Commended

The Dovecote Barns York
York, North Yorkshire
www.dovecotebarnsyork.co.uk

High Barn Cottages
Bempton, East Yorkshire
www.highbarncottages.co.uk


Visitor Information Provider of the Year

Gold

City of London Information Centre
London
www.visitthecity.co.uk

Silver

The Welcome People
London, Birmingham, Manchester, Cambridge
www.thewelcomepeople.com

Bronze

Durham Visitor Information Network
Durham, County Durham
www.thisisdurham.com

Highly Commended

Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
www.visitchesterfield.info

Simply Staffordshire
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
www.simplystaffordshire.co.uk


Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Gold

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust
Telford, Shropshire
www.ironbridge.org.uk

Silver

Chatsworth
Bakewell, Derbyshire
www.chatsworth.org

Bronze

The Lost Gardens of Heligan
St Austell, Cornwall
www.heligan.com

Highly Commended

Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool, Merseyside
www.liverpoolcathedral.org.uk

The Roman Baths
Bath, Somerset
www.romanbaths.co.uk


Small Hotel of the Year

Gold

Brockencote Hall Hotel
Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire
www.brockencotehall.com

Silver

The Horn of Plenty
Tavistock, Devon
www.thehornofplenty.co.uk

Bronze

Mallory Court Hotel
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
www.mallory.co.uk

Highly Commended

Cedar Manor Hotel & Restaurant
Windermere, Cumbria
www.cedarmanor.co.uk

Hell Bay Hotel
Bryher, Isles of Scilly
www.hellbay.co.uk

The Talbot Hotel
Malton, North Yorkshire
www.talbotmalton.co.uk


Business Tourism Award

Gold

Woodland Grange Conference & Meeting Venue
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
www.eefvenues.co.uk

Silver

Event Durham, Durham University
Durham, County Durham
www.dur.ac.uk/event.durham/

Bronze

Barnett Hill, A Sundial Venue
Guildford, Surrey
www.sundialgroup.com

Highly Commended

National Space Centre
Leicester, Leicestershire
www.venuehire.spacecentre.co.uk

The University of Manchester Conferences and Venues
Manchester, Greater Manchester
www.conference.manchester.ac.uk


Taste of England Award

Gold

Hotel Maiyango
Leicester, Leicestershire
www.maiyango.com

Silver

Yorebridge House
Bainbridge, Wensleydale
www.yorebridgehouse.co.uk

Bronze

Delifonseca Dockside
Liverpool, Merseyside
www.delifonseca.co.uk

Highly Commended

The Parkers Arms
Newton in Bowland, Lancashire
www.parkersarms.co.uk

Stokes Tea & Coffee
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
www.stokes-coffee.co.uk


Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year

Gold

Poston Mill Park
Hereford, Herefordshire
www.postonmill.co.uk

Silver

Trethem Mill Touring Park
St Just-in-Roseland, Cornwall
www.trethem.com

Bronze

Seafield Caravan Park
Seahouses, Northumberland
www.seafieldpark.co.uk

Highly Commended

Cofton Country Holidays
Dawlish, Devon
www.coftonholidays.co.uk

Searles Leisure Resort
Hunstanton, Norfolk
www.searles.co.uk


Tourism Pub of the Year

Gold

The Freemasons at Wiswell
Clitheroe, Lancashire
www.freemasonsatwiswell.com

Silver

Wild Boar Inn, Grill & Smokehouse
Windermere, Cumbria
www.englishlakes.co.uk

Bronze

The Pandora Inn
Restronguet Creek, Cornwall
www.pandorainn.com

Highly Commended

The Exchange
Leicester, Leicestershire
www.exchangeleicester.com

The Wro Bar, Lounge & Loft
West Kirby, Merseyside
www.the-wro.co.uk


Tourism Experience of the Year

Gold

Treetop Trek Ltd
Windermere, Cumbria
www.treetoptrek.co.uk

Silver

Livingstone Lodge Overnight Safari Experience
Port Lympne Reserve, Kent
www.aspinallfoundation.org

Bronze

Farm Stay UK Ltd
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
www.farmstay.co.uk

Highly Commended

The Cycle Hub
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear
www.thecyclehub.org

St Annes Beach Huts
Lytham St Annes, Lancashire
www.stannesbeachhuts.co.uk


Bed & Breakfast/Guest Accommodation of the Year

Gold

Colton House
Colton, Staffordshire
www.coltonhouse.com

Silver

Swan House
Hastings, East Sussex
www.swanhousehastings.co.uk

Bronze

The Old Rectory of St James Guest House
Telford, Shropshire
www.theoldrectoryofstjames.co.uk


Highly Commended

Lower Barns Boutique B&B
St Ewe, Cornwall
www.lowerbarns.co.uk

Mere Brook House
Wirral, Merseyside
www.merebrookhouse.co.uk


Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Gold

The World of James Herriot Ltd
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
www.worldofjamesherriot.com

Silver

Stott Park Bobbin Mill: English Heritage
Finsthwaite, Cumbria
www.english-heritage.org.uk

Bronze

Gladstone Pottery Museum
Longton, Stoke-on-Trent
www.stokemuseums.org.uk

Highly Commended

Monkey Haven
Newport, Isle of Wight
www.monkeyhaven.org

Topsail Charters Ltd
Maldon, Essex
www.topsailcharters.co.uk


Large Hotel of the Year

Gold

Matfen Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa
Matfen, Newcastle upon Tyne
www.matfenhall.com

Silver

Ellenborough Park Hotel & Spa
Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham
www.ellenboroughpark.com

Bronze

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
New Forest, Hampshire
www.chewtonglen.com

Highly Commended

The Manor House Hotel
Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
www.cotswold-inns-hotels.co.uk

Peckforton Castle
Tarporley, Cheshire
www.peckfortoncastle.co.uk


Sustainable Tourism Award

Gold

Wheatland Farm Eco Lodges
Winkleigh, Devon
www.wheatlandfarm.co.uk

Silver

St Cuthbert’s House
Seahouses, Northumberland
www.stcuthbertshouse.com

Bronze

At-Bristol Science Centre
Bristol
www.at-bristol.org.uk

Highly Commended

Colton House
Colton, Staffordshire
www.coltonhouse.com

The Green House Hotel and Arbor Restaurant
Bournemouth, Dorset
www.thegreenhousehotel.com


Access for All Tourism Award

Gold

Eureka! The National Children’s Museum
Halifax, West Yorkshire
www.eureka.org.uk

Silver

Sandcastle Waterpark
Blackpool, Lancashire
www.sandcastle-waterpark.co.uk

Bronze

The Bristol Hippodrome
Bristol
www.atgtickets.com

Highly Commended

Kernock Cottages
Pillaton, Cornwall
www.kernockcottages.com