Winners and Finalists 2017


Congratulations to all winners and finalists on their achievements!

For photographs of the trophy and certificate presentations please see the Award Ceremony Gallery (coming soon!).

For photographs of all winners and finalists’ businesses please see the Awards Media Area.




Afternoon Tea of the Year

Winner

Countess of York at the National Railway Museum
York, Yorkshire
www.nrm.org.uk/planavisit/visityork/countess-york/main

Finalists

The Chester Grosvenor
Chester, Cheshire
www.chestergrosvenor.com

The Grand Brighton
Brighton, East Sussex
www.grandbrighton.co.uk


Bed & Breakfast of the Year

Winner

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

Finalists

Dorset House B&B
Lyme Regis, Dorset
www.dorsethouselyme.com

Grassfield Hall
Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire
www.grassfield-hall.co.uk

Boutique/Guest Accommodation of the Year

Winner

The Glazebrook House Hotel
South Brent, Devon
www.glazebrookhouse.com

Finalists

Daisybank Cottage Boutique Bed & Breakfast
The New Forest, Hampshire
www.bedandbreakfast-newforest.co.uk

Grassington House
Grassington, North Yorkshire
www.grassingtonhouse.co.uk


Business Tourism Award

Winner

Warwick Conferences
Warwick, Warwickshire
www.warwickconferences.com

Finalists

Rockliffe Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa
Darlington, County Durham
www.rockliffehall.com

The Crystal
London, Greater London
www.thecrystal.org


Dog Friendly Business of the Year

Winner

Letheringham Water Mill Cottages
Woodbridge, Suffolk
www.letheringhammill.co.uk

Finalists

The Lamppost Café
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
www.thelamppostcafe.co.uk

The Oakley Court
Windsor, Berkshire
www.oakleycourt.co.uk


Family Friendly Accommodation of the Year

Winner

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

Finalists

Darwin Forest Country Park
Matlock, Derbyshire
www.darwinforest.co.uk

Mill Farm Eco Barn
Winterton-on-sea, Norfolk
www.millfarm-ecobarn.co.uk

The Olde House - Farm Cottages
Wadebridge, Cornwall
www.theoldehouse.co.uk


Family Friendly Attraction of the Year

Winner

Thames Rockets
Southbank, London
www.thamesrockets.com

Finalists

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North
Beamish, County Durham
www.beamish.org.uk

Gallery Oldham
Oldham, Greater Manchester
www.galleryoldham.org.uk


Family Friendly Food & Drink Business of the Year

Winner

Chester Zoo
Chester, Cheshire
www.chesterzoo.org

Finalist

The Rainforest Cafe
London, Greater London
www.therainforestcafe.co.uk


Glamping Provider of the Year

Winner

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

Finalists

Longlands
Combe Martin, North Devon
www.longlandsdevon.co.uk

Secret Meadows
Nr Woodbridge, Suffolk
www.secretmeadows.co.uk


GREAT China Welcome of Year

Winner

Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire
www.blenheimpalace.com

Finalists

Beiwei 55° Travel - Native British Mandarin-speaking Guides
London and Newcastle
www.beiwei55.co.uk

Lake District China Forum
Windermere, Cumbria
www.englishlakes.com.cn

The Lowry Hotel
Salford, Greater Manchester
www.thelowryhotel.com


Guided Tour of the Year

Winner

Shiverpool
Liverpool, Merseyside
www.shiverpool.co.uk

Finalists

Robin Hood Town Tour
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
www.ezekialbone.com

Vintage Adventure Tours
Peak District National Park
www.vintageadventuretours.co.uk


Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year

Winner

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

Finalists

Park Cliffe Holiday Park
Windermere, Cumbria
www.parkcliffe.co.uk

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


Hotel of the Year

Winner

Northcote
Langho, Lancashire
www.northcote.com

Finalists

The Manor House, an Exclusive Hotel & Golf Club
Castle Combe, Wiltshire
www.exclusive.co.uk

The Pheasant Hotel
Harome, Nr Helmsley, York
www.thepheasanthotel.com


Inclusive Tourism Award

Winner

Eden Project
Bodelva, Cornwall
www.edenproject.com

Finalists

The Deep
Hull, East Yorkshire
www.thedeep.co.uk

Victoria and Albert Museum
South Kensington, London
www.vam.ac.uk


Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Winner

Waddesdon Manor
Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire
www.waddesdon.org.uk

Finalists

Mary Rose Museum
Portsmouth, Hampshire
www.maryrose.org

The Roman Baths & Pump Room
Bath, Bath & North East Somerset
www.romanbaths.co.uk


Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year

Winner

Blakelow Farm Holiday Cottagess
Winster, Derbyshire
www.blakelowcottages.co.uk

Finalists

Smallshaw Cottages & Spa
Millhouse Green, South Yorkshire
www.smallshaw.com

Waternook Lakeside Accommodation
Ullswater, The Lake District
www.waternookonullswater.com


Self Catering Property of the Year

Winner

Cottage in the Dales - The Byre
Nr Leyburn, North Yorkshire
www.cottageinthedales.co.uk

Finalists

Lendal Tower
York, North Yorkshire
www.lendaltower.com

The Chestnuts
Shilton, Nr Burford - The Cotswolds
www.ecochiccottages.com


Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Winner

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

Finalists

Burton Constable Hall & Grounds
Hull, East Yorkshire
www.burtonconstable.com

The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
Bournemouth, Dorset
www.russellcotes.com


Sustainable Tourism Award

Winner

Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant
Wark, Northumberland
www.battlesteads.com

Finalists

FSC Blencathra Centre
Keswick, Cumbria
www.field-studies-council.org/centres/blencathra.aspx

National Marine Aquarium
Plymouth, Devon
www.national-aquarium.co.uk


Taste of England Award

Winner

The Art School Restaurant
Liverpool, Merseyside
www.theartschoolrestaurant.co.uk

Finalists

The Coach House by Michael Caines
Kentisbury Grange, Barnstaple, Devon
www.kentisburygrange.com

The Scarlet Restaurant
Mawgan Porth, Cornwall
www.scarlethotel.co.uk


Tourism Pub of the Year

Winner

The Anchor Inn
Bridport, Dorset
www.theanchorinnseatown.co.uk

Finalists

The Howard Arms
Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire
www.howardarms.com

The Tankerville Arms
Eglingham, Northumberland
www.tankervillearms.com


Visitor Information Provider of the Year

Winner

Gloucester Tourist Information Centre
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk

Finalists

Oxford Visitor Information Centre, Experience Oxfordshire
Oxford, Oxfordshire
www.experienceoxfordshire.org

Rugby Visitor Information Centre
Rugby, Warwickshire
www.therugbytown.co.uk


Special Awards

Outstanding Contribution to Tourism Award

The Premier League
www.premierleague.com

Services to Tourism Award

Viscountess Cobham CBE

Tourism Superstar Award

Duane Dibartolomeo
Grosvenor Fish Bar, Norwich
www.fshshop.com