The 2014 VisitEngland Awards

2014 Winners

Contratulations to all finalists on their awards!

Please ensure awards' presenters are listed with any references to this information. See the Awards Presenters page for full info.

For press and media photos of all winning businesses and projects, please see our Finalists Media area.

Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year

Gold

Trevase Cottages
Nr Hereford, Herefordshire
www.trevasecottages.co.uk

Silver

East View Farm Holiday Cottages
Wroxham, Norfolk
www.eastviewfarm.co.uk

Bronze

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

Highly Commended

Corner Cottage, Nettlecombe Farm Holidays
Whitwell, Isle of Wight
www.nettlecombefarm.co.uk

Staying Cool at the Rotunda
Birmimgham, West Midlands
www.stayingcool.com

Business Tourism Award

Gold

Emirates Old Trafford
Old Trafford, Manchester
www.emiratesoldtrafford.co.uk

Silver

Keele University Conferences & Events
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
www.keele-conference.com

Bronze

ExCeL London
Royal Victoria Dock, London
www.excel-london.co.uk

Highly Commended

Arundell Arms Hotel
Lifton, Devon
www.arundellarms.com

The Lowry
Salford Quays, Greater Manchester
www.thelowry.com

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Gold

The Galleries of Justice Museum
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
www.galleriesofjustice.org.uk

Silver

National Trust Coleridge Cottage
Nether Stowey, Somerset
www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Bronze

Chiltern Open Air Museum
Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire
www.coam.org.uk

Highly Commended

Museum of East Anglian Life
Stowmarket, Suffolk
www.eastanglianlife.org.uk

Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre
Faversham, Kent
www.shepherdneame.co.uk

Large Hotel of the Year

Gold

Burleigh Court
Loughborough, Leicestershire
www.burleigh-court.co.uk

Silver

hope street hotel
Liverpool, Merseyside
www.hopestreethotel.co.uk

Highly Commended

Ellenborough Park
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
www.ellenboroughpark.com

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

Rockliffe Hall
Hurworth on Tees, County Durham
www.rockliffehall.com

Tourism Superstar

Gold

Buzby Allene
Potters Resort, Hopton-on-Sea, Norfolk

Silver

Ade Andrews
The Robin Hood Town Tour, Nottingham

Taste of England Award

Gold

1884 Dock Street Kitchen
Hull, East Yorkshire
www.1884dockstreetkitchen.co.uk

Silver

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

Bronze

Eckington Manor
Eckington, Worcestershire
www.eckingtonmanor.co.uk

Highly Commended

Delifonseca Dockside
Brunswick Quay, Liverpool
www.delifonseca.co.uk

River Cottage Canteen and Deli
Plymouth, Devon
www.rivercottage.net

Access for All Tourism Award

Gold

Calvert Trust Exmoor
Barnstaple, Devon
www.calvert-trust.org.uk/exmoor

Silver

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

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

Highly Commended

Curve, Leicester
Cultural Quarter, Leicester
www.curveonline.co.uk

Jurys Inn Brighton
Brighton, East Sussex
www.jurysinns.com

Living Options Devon - Countryside Mobility Scheme
Exeter, Devon
www.livingoptions.org

Visitor Information Provider of the Year

Gold

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

Silver

English Riviera Tourism Company
Devon
www.englishriviera.co.uk

Bronze

City of London Information Centre
St Paul's Churchyard, London
www.visitthecity.co.uk

Highly Commended

NewcastleGateshead Visitor Information Service
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
www.newcastlegateshead.com

Visit Garstang Centre
Garstang, Lancashire
www.visitwyre.co.uk

Caravan Holiday Park / Holiday Village of the Year

Gold

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

Silver

Gwel an Mor Resort
Portreath, Cornwall
www.gwelanmor.com

Bronze

Northumbrian Water – Leaplish Waterside Park
Kielder, Northumberland
www.nwl.com/kielder / www.visitkielder.com

Waldegraves & Cosways Family Holiday Parks
Mersea Island, Essex
www.waldegraves.co.uk

Highly Commended

Hoburne Bashley
New Milton, Hampshire
www.hoburne.com

Tourism Pub of the Year

Gold

The Feathered Nest Country Inn
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
www.thefeatherednestinn.co.uk

Silver

The Watermill Inn & Brewery
Ings, Nr Windermere, Cumbria
www.watermillinn.co.uk

Bronze

The Horse and Jockey
Manton, Rutland
www.horseandjockeyrutland.co.uk

Highly Commended

South Causey Inn
Stanley, County Durham
www.southcausey.co.uk

The Pandora Inn
Mylor Bridge, Cornwall
www.pandorainn.com

Travel Article of the Year

Gold

Nigel Richardson
LS Lowry’s favourite haunts on England’s north-east coast, published in the Daily Telegraph

Silver

James Ellis
Alternative cycling (on a trike!) through Yorkshire, published in The Times

Bronze

Nicholas Crane
Cycling from London to Devon, published in The Daily Telegraph

Tourism Experience of the Year

Gold

Titanic & Liverpool: the untold story
Merseyside Maritime Museum
www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Silver

Lindisfarne Gospels Durham - lead partner Durham University
Durham
www.lindisfarnegospels.com

Bronze

Ezekial Bone - Nottingham Robin Hood Town Tour
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
www.ezekialbone.com

Highly Commended

Calvert Trust Exmoor
Barnstaple, Devon
www.calvert-trust.org.uk/exmoor

VisitBlackpool / Blackpool Resort Pass
Blackpool, Lancashire
www.blackpoolresortpass.com

Bed & Breakfast / Guest Accommodation of the Year

Gold

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

Silver

Eckington Manor
Eckington, Worcestershire
www.eckingtonmanor.co.uk

Bronze

Kester House Bed & Breakfast
Sedlescombe, East Sussex
www.kesterhouse.co.uk

Highly Commended

Browns of Holbeck
Holbeck, Nottinghamshire
www.brownsholbeck.co.uk

Low Mill Guesthouse
Bainbridge, North Yorkshire
www.lowmillguesthouse.co.uk

Sustainable Tourism Award

Gold

Little White Alice - your wild Cornish retreat
Carnmenellis, Cornwall
www.littlewhitealice.co.uk

Silver

Bleasdale Cottages
Preston, Lancashire
www.bleasdalecottages.co.uk

Bronze

Killhope - The North of England Lead Mining Museum
Killhope, Weardale
www.killhope.org.uk

Highly Commended

Colton House
Colton, Nr Rugeley, Staffordshire
www.coltonhouse.com

Newlands Adventure Centre
Keswick, Cumbria
www.activity-centre.com

Small Hotel of the Year

Gold

The Old Rectory Hotel
Martinhoe, Exmoor, Devon
www.oldrectoryhotel.co.uk

Silver

Swinton Park
Ripon, North Yorkshire
www.swintonpark.com

Bronze

Rothay Garden
Grasmere, Lake District
www.rothaygarden.com

Highly Commended

Brockencote Hall
Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire
www.brockencotehall.com

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

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Gold

Tatton Park
Knutsford, Cheshire
www.tattonpark.org.uk

Silver

Trebah Garden
Falmouth, Cornwall
www.trebah-garden.co.uk

Bronze

Walby Farm Park
Carlisle, Cumbria
www.walbyfarmpark.co.uk

Highly Commended

The Trentham Estate
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
www.trentham.co.uk

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

Tourism Event of the Year

Gold

Kendal Mountain Festival
Kendal, Cumbria
www.mountainfest.co.uk

Silver

Beaulieu International Autojumble
Beaulieu, Hampshire
www.beaulieuevents.co.uk

Bronze

Elemental Force: Derbyshire - Chatsworth and the Silk Mill, Derby
Derbyshire, East Midlands
www.visitpeakdistrict.com

Elemental Force: Nottinghamshire - Nottingham Castle
Nottinghamshire, East Midlands
www.experiencenottinghamshire.com

Highly Commended

Trent Bridge; The Investec Ashes Test
West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire
www.trentbridge.co.uk

Outsanding Contribution to Tourism

ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents)