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North East England Tourism Awards 2018

North East England Tourism Awards

Applications for this year’s North East England Tourism Awards are now open and businesses have until Monday 3 September 2018 at 4pm to submit their entries.

 

The awards have had a hugely positive impact on tourism in the North East, providing a benchmark for all businesses to aspire to and delivering significant benefits to shortlisted and winning businesses alike. By simply taking part you could improve your business performance in terms of turnover, profitability, quality, sustainability, staff morale and customer satisfaction.

 

There are 15 award categories – B&B of the Year, Boutique Guest Accommodation of the Year, Business Tourism Award, Dog Friendly Business, Guided Tour of the Year, Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year, Hotel of the Year, Inclusive Tourism, Large Visitor Attraction of the Year, Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year, Small Visitor Attraction of the Year, Sustainable Tourism, Taste of England Award, Tourism Pub of the Year, Visitor Information Provider of the Year.

 

To download your application form or find out more about the benefits of participating

 

Full list of 2017 winners:

Hotel of the Year
Gold – Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant
Silver – Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter
Bronze – Seaham Hall
Highly commended – Hotel du Vin

 

Boutique Guest Accommodation of the Year
Gold – Newton Hall
Silver – The Percy Arms, Chatton
Bronze – The Joiners Arms
Highly commended – Barrasford Arms

 

Bed and Breakfast of the Year
Gold – St Cuthbert's House
Silver – Mill House B&B
Bronze – West Longridge Manor B&B
Highly commended – The Old Manse B&B

 

Self-Catering Holiday Provider of the Year
Gold – Brunton House and Cottages
Silver – Mains Cottages, Northumberland Self Catering Cottages Ltd
Bronze – Renner Farming - Bellshill Tower
Highly commended – West Wood Yurts

 

Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year
Gold – Seafield Caravan Park
Silver – Kielder Waterside
Bronze – Ord House Country Park

 

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year
Gold – South Tynedale Railway
Silver – Hall Hill Farm
Bronze – Kirkley Hall
Highly commended - The Aln Valley Railway Trust
Highly commended - Bide-a-Wee Cottage Garden and Nursery
Highly commended - Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant

 

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year
Gold – Beamish, The Living Museum of the North
Silver – Kielder Water & Forest Park (KWFP)
Bronze – The Alnwick Garden

 

Guided Tour of the Year
Gold – BBC Tours
Silver – Wild Dog Outdoors
Bronze – Victoria Tunnel
Highly commended – Behind the Books @ the Lit & Phil

 

Dog Friendly Business of the Year
Gold – South Tynedale Railway
Silver – Mains Cottages, Northumberland Self Catering Cottages Ltd
Bronze – Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant

 

Tourism Pub of the Year
Gold – The Apple Inn
Silver – The Botanist
Bronze – Barrasford Arms

 

Taste of England Award
Gold – Block and Bottle
Silver – Blackfriars Restaurant Banquet Hall, Cookery School, Parlour Bar and Tasting Room
Bronze – The Potted Lobster
Highly commended – Barrasford Arms

 

Sustainable Tourism Award
Gold – Laverock Law Cottages
Silver – St Cuthbert's House

 

Inclusive Tourism Award
Gold – Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books
Silver – Sage Gateshead

 

Business Tourism Award
Gold – Event Durham, Durham University
Silver – Sage Gateshead
Bronze – Newcastle City Council, Hospitality Services
Highly commended – Seaham Hall

 

Visitor Information Provider of the Year
Gold – Durham Pointers
Bronze – South Tyneside Visitor Information Centre
Highly commended – Hartlepool Borough Council – Hartlepool Railway Station & Coast Project

 


North East Tourism Awards 2017 – Durham winners

Hotel of the Year

Seaham Hall
BRONE

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Hall Hill Farm
SILVER

 

 

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North
GOLD

 



 

 

Business Tourism Award

Event Durham, Durham University
GOLD

Seaham Hall
HIGHLY COMMENDED

Visitor Information Provider of the Year

Durham Pointer
GOLD

 

 

 

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