Title Sponsor

Sponsors & Partners


If you have any queries please email awards@beautifulsouthawards.co.uk

Congratulations to the eight Beautiful South winners from 2017 who won awards at the national VisitEngland awards in Bath on 23rd April. 

B and B

  • Alkham Court Farmhouse - Gold,
  • South Lodge Boutique B&B - Bronze,

Boutique accommodation

  • Hever Castle - Silver

Dog Friendly Business

  • Wallops Wood Cottages - Gold,

Innovation in Tourism

  • British Airways i360 - Gold

Large Visitor Attraction

  • Blenheim Palace - Silver

Self Catering Accommodation

  • The Treehouses at Port Lympne Reserve - Bronze

Visitor Information of the Year

  • Oxford VIC Silver

Winner of VisitEngland Tourism Superstar 

  • Jim O'Reilly from Red Funnel.

Nigel Smith, Chief Executive of Tourism South East says: “Feedback from last year’s entrants tells us that the Awards are increasing in their relevance. We are really looking forward to receiving entries from tourism business that are offering visitors an exceptional standard of service and an outstanding, memorable experience.”

Andrew Mosley, General Manager, from Title Sponsor, The Grand Brighton says "We are delighted to be the title sponsor of the Beautiful South Awards for the second year running and it is a real privilege to again be the host venue following the success of the 2017 ceremony.  The awards really help to shine a spotlight on the quality of the hospitality businesses operating within the South East.  Winning one of the coveted trophies is a true mark of excellence and the accreditation received brings with it a whole host of business benefits for operators. We are very pleased to be continuing our relationship with the Awards and look forward to celebrating the South East’s most outstanding tourism businesses in 2018.”

The deadline for entering the Awards has now passed except for all categories except Events and Festivals and Customer Service Superstar which is 22 August.  In a change to previous years businesses planning to enter Events and Festivals should register their interest now by emailing awards@beautifulsouthawards.co.uk.

Entry is free for members of Tourism South East with an administration fee payable for non members all entrants receive feedback.  Click HERE to see short video from last year's Awards event

If you have any queries about the Awards please contact awards@beautifulsouthawards.co.uk

Many thanks go to our sponsors who make the Beautiful South Awards possible.

Title Sponsor

The Grand Brighton www.grandbrighton.co.uk.

Sponsors & Partners

Hoseasons www.hoseasons.co.uk

Shopper Anonymous www.shopperanonymous.co.uk

Tourism for All www.tourismforall.org.uk

Quality in Tourism www.qualityintourism.com

Visit Brighton www.visitbrighton.com

Welcome to Excellence www.welcometoexcellence.com

NFU Mutual www.nfumutual.co.uk

Avon Data www.avondata.co.uk