Beautiful South Tourism Award Winners and Highly Commended 2018 

 

Access and Inclusivity Award 

Sponsored by Tourism for All www.tourismforall.org.uk

Winners

Gold - Mary Rose Museum, Hampshire www.maryrose.org @maryrosemuseum

Silver - Chichester Festival Theatre, West Sussex www.cft.org.uk @ChichesterFT

Silver - Wallops Wood Cottages, Hampshire www.wallopswoodcottages.co.uk @Wallops_Wood

Bronze - Stubcroft Farm Campsite, West Sussex www.stubcroft.com

Highly Commended

Fairytale Farm, Oxfordshire www.fairytalefarm.co.uk @fairytale_farm

 

Bed and Breakfast and Guesthouse of the Year

Sponsored by NFU Mutual www.nfumutual.co.uk.

Gold - Boreham House, East Sussex www.borehamhouse.com

Silver - Coast Bed & Breakfast, East Sussex www.coastbexhill.co.uk @coastbexhill

Bronze - The Laindons, East Sussex  www.thelaindons.com @TheLaindons

 

Business Tourism and Venue Award 

Sponsored by Visit Brighton www.visitbrighton.com

Winners

Gold - Mary Rose Museum, Hampshire www.maryrose.org/venue-hire @MaryRoseVenue

Silver - New Place Hotel managed by Legacy Hotels & Resorts, Hampshire www.newplacehotel.co.uk @New_Place_SH

Bronze - Leeds Castle, Kent www.leeds-castle.co.uk @leedscastleuk 

Highly Commended

Barnett Hill Hotel, Surrey www.alexanderhotels.co.uk/barnett-hill @BHill_Hotel 

Holiday Inn Winchester, Hampshire www.hiwinchester.co.uk @holidayinnwinch

 

Café/Tearoom of the Year 

Sponsored by NFU Mutual www.nfumutual.co.uk

Winners

Gold - The Little Kitchen Bistro, Hampshire www.thelittlekitchencompany.com/the-little-kitchen-bistro @LittleKitchenCo

Silver - The Tea Room at Odds Farm Park, Buckinghamshire www.oddsfarm.co.uk @OddsFarmPark

Bronze - Fresco DeliKafessen, Surrey @frescodeliKafessen

Highly Commended

Farmers Grill at Fishers Adventure Farm Park, West Sussex www.fishersfarmpark.co.uk @FishersFarmPark

 

Camping, Caravaning and Holiday Park/Village of the Year

Sponsored by Hoseasons www.hoseasons.co.uk

Winners

Gold - Hoburne Naish, Hampshire www.hoburne.com @hoburneholidays

Silver - Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park, Isle of Wight www.awayresorts.co.uk/whitecliff-bay @whitecliffbay

Bronze - Sandy Balls Holiday Village, Hampshire www.awayresorts.co.uk/sandy-balls @sandyballshols

Bronze - Stubcroft Farm Campsite, West Sussex www.stubcroft.com 

Highly Commended

Mill Rythe Holiday Village, Hampshire www.awayresorts.co.uk/mill-rythe @millrythetweets

 

Customer Service Superstar Award

Sponsored by Welcome to Excellence www.welcometoexcellence.com

Winners

Gold - Ami Culver - Kits Coty Glamping, Kent www.kitscotyglamping.co.uk @kitscotyglamp

Silver - The House Management Team - Chichester Festival Theatre, West Sussex www.cft.org.uk @ChichesterFT

Silver - Xiaomin (Min) Sun - Southampton Harbour Hotel, Hampshire www.southampton-harbour-hotel.co.uk @Southampton_HH

Bronze - Team Wallops Wood - Wallops Wood Cottages, Hampshire  www.wallopswoodcottages.co.uk @Wallops_Wood

 

Dog Friendly Business of the Year

Winners

Gold - Eurotunnel Le Shuttle, Kent www.eurotunnel.com @LeShuttle

Silver - Forest Holidays, Blackwood Forest, Hampshire www.forestholidays.co.uk/locations/south-of-england/blackwood-forest-holidays @forestholidays

Bronze - The Running Horse Inn, Hampshire www.runninghorseinn.co.uk @RunningHorseInn

 

Glamping Business of the Year

Sponsored by eviivo www.eviivo.com

Winners

Gold - Tom’s Eco Lodge at Tapnell Farm, Isle of Wight www.tomsecolodge.com @TomsEcoLodge

Silver - Kits Coty Glamping, Kent www.kitscotyglamping.co.uk @kitscotyglamp

Bronze - Swallowtail Hill, East Sussex www.swallowtailhill.com @swallowtailhill

Highly Commended

Canvas and Stars at Hale Farm, East Sussex www.canvasandstars.co.uk @canvas_stars

 

Guided Tour of the Year

Winners

Gold - Brighton & Beyond Tours, East Sussex www.brightonbeyondtours.com @lawrencebbtours

Silver - Oxford Castle & Prison, Oxfordshire www.oxfordcastleandprison.co.uk @OxfordCastle

Silver - See Southampton - Vaults and Vino, Hampshire www.seesouthampton.co.uk @SeeSouthampton

Bronze - English Wine Tasting & Tours, East Sussex www.EnglishWineTastingTours.co.uk @engwinetasting

Highly Commended

Oxford Official Walking Tours run by Experience Oxfordshire www.experienceoxfordshire.org @ExperienceOx

Southampton Tourist Guides Association, Hampshire www.southamptontouristguides.com @TourGuides1976

 

International/Inbound Visitor Experience of the Year

Winners

Gold - Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire www.waddesdon.org.uk @waddesdonmanor

Silver - Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire www.blenheimpalace.com @BlenheimPalace

Bronze - Brighton & Beyond Tours, East Sussex www.brightonbeyondtours.com @lawrencebbtours

 

Large Hotel of the Year

Sponsored by insight6 www.insight6.com  

Winners

Gold - The Vineyard, Berkshire www.the-vineyard.co.uk @VineyardNewbury

Silver - Southampton Harbour Hotel, Hampshire www.southampton-harbour-hotel.co.uk @Southampton_HH

Bronze - Careys Manor Hotel, Hampshire www.careysmanor.com @careysmanor

Bronze - Danesfield House Hotel and Spa, Buckinghamshire www.danesfieldhouse.co.uk @Danesfieldhouse

Highly Commended

Balmer Lawn Hotel and Spa, Hampshire www.balmerlawnhotel.com @balmerlawnhotel

Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa, Kent www.rowhillgrange.co.uk @Rowhill_Grange

 

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 

Sponsored by Pear Communications www.pearcommunications.org

Winners

Gold - Mary Rose Museum, Hampshire www.maryrose.org @maryrosemuseum

Silver - Fishers Adventure Farm Park, West Sussex www.fishersfarmpark.co.uk @FishersFarmPark

Bronze - Hever Castle & Gardens, Kent www.hevercastle.co.uk @hevercastle

Highly Commended

Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Hampshire www.distillery.bombaysapphire.com @homeofbombay

British Airways i360, East Sussex www.britishairwaysi360.com @BA_i360

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

 

Responsible, Ethical and Sustainable Tourism Award

Sponsored by Quality in Tourism www.qualityintourism.com

Winners

Gold - Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire www.blenheimpalace.com @BlenheimPalace

Silver - Stubcroft Farm Campsite, West Sussex www.stubcroft.com

Bronze - The Chestnuts – Eco Chic Cottages, Oxfordshire www.ecochiccottages.com

@ecochiccottages

 

Restaurant/Bistro of the Year  

Sponsored by Signature Wines www.Signature-Brands.co.uk

Winners

Gold - The Terrace Restaurant, Hampshire www.montaguarmshotel.co.uk @themontaguarms

Silver - Gravetye Manor Hotel & Restaurant, West Sussex www.gravetyemanor.co.uk @gravetyemanor

Bronze - The Vineyard, Berkshire www.the-vineyard.co.uk @VineyardNewbury

Highly Commended

Beresfords Restaurant at Balmer Lawn Hotel, Hampshire www.balmerlawnhotel.com/dining @balmerlawnhotel

 

Self Catering Accommodation of the Year

Sponsored by Quality in Tourism www.qualityintourism.com

Winners

Gold - East Afton Farmhouse, Isle of Wight www.eastaftonfarmhouse.com @TomsEcoLodge

Silver - Lavender House - Shorefield Holidays, Hampshire www.shorefield.co.uk/self-catering-holidays/accommodation/housesandcottages/lavender-house @ShorefieldHols

Silver - Wallops Wood Cottages, Hampshire www.wallopswoodcottages.co.uk @Wallops_Wood

Bronze - Forest Holidays, Blackwood Forest, Hampshire www.forestholidays.co.uk/locations/south-of-england/blackwood-forest-holidays @forestholidays

 

Small Hotel/Boutique Accommodation of the Year 

Sponsored by Avon Data www.avondata.co.uk

Winners

Gold - Gravetye Manor Hotel & Restaurant, West Sussex www.gravetyemanor.co.uk @gravetyemanor

Silver - The Montagu Arms Hotel, Hampshire www.montaguarmshotel.co.uk @themontaguarms

Bronze - Langrish House, Hampshire www.langrishhouse.co.uk @LangrishHouse

Highly Commended

Blanch House, East Sussex www.blanchhouse.co.uk @blanchhouse

 

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year 

Winners

Gold - Hawk Conservancy Trust, Hampshire www.hawkconservancy.org @HawkConservancy

Silver - Parham House and Gardens, West Sussex www.parhaminsussex.co.uk @parhaminsussex

Bronze - Royal Engineers Museum, Kent www.re-museum.co.uk @REmuseum

 

Spa, Pampering and Wellbeing Experience of the Year 

Sponsored by Clockwork Marketing www.clock-work.co.uk

Winners

Gold - Utopia Spa at Alexander House, West Sussex www.alexanderhouse.co.uk @ah_hotel

Silver - Champneys Forest Mere, Hampshire www.champneys.com @champneys

Silver - Spa Illuminata Danesfield House, Buckinghamshire www.danesfieldhouse.co.uk/spa @Danesfieldhouse

Bronze - SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel, Hampshire www.senspa.co.uk @SenSpaUK

Highly Commended

Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa, Berkshire www.donningtonvalley.co.uk @donningtonhotel

 

Tourism Event/Festival of the Year

Sponsored by The Grand Brighton  www.grandbrighton.co.uk

Winners

Gold - Festival of Flowers - Leeds Castle, Kent www.leeds-castle.co.uk @leedscastleuk 

Silver - Jazz on the Pantiles - Royal Tunbridge Wells Together, Kent www.tunbridgewellstogether.co.uk @Pantiles_Events

Bronze - Airbourne - VisitEastbourne, East Sussex www.eastbourneairshow.com @eb_airshow

Bronze - Chichester Roman Week - The Novium Museum, West Sussex www.thenovium.org @thenovium

Highly Commended

Arlington Bluebell Walk & Farm Trails, East Sussex www.bluebellwalk.co.uk @bluebellwalk

 

Tourism Experience of the Year

Sponsored by Hospitality Assured www.hospitalityassured.com

Winners

Gold - Buckmore Park Karting, Kent www.buckmore.co.uk @BuckmorePark

Silver - The Source Park, East Sussex www.sourcebmx.com/sourcepark @sourcebmx

 

Tourism Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Signature Wines www.Signature-Brands.co.uk

Winners

Gold - The Bell in Ticehurst, East Sussex www.thebellinticehurst.com @bell_ticehurst

Silver - The Chaser Inn, Kent www.thechaser.co.uk @thechaserinn

Bronze - The Old Vine, Hampshire www.oldvinewinchester.com @oldvinewinch

 

Visitor Information Service of the Year 

Sponsored by Tourist Network www.touristnetwork.co.uk

Winners                           

Gold - Oxford Visitor Information Centre, Oxfordshire www.experienceoxfordshire.org @ExperienceOx

Silver - Eastbourne TIC, East Sussex www.visiteastbourne.com @Eastbourne_TIC

Bronze - Guildford Tourist Information Centre, Surrey www.visitguildford.com @guildfordtic

Bronze - Isle of Wight Visitor Information Centre and Travel Ambassador Programme, Isle of Wight www.visitisleofwight.co.uk @iowtravelamb

Highly Commended

Gosport Tourist Information Centre, Hampshire www.discovergosport.gov.uk @moreGosport

 

Beautiful South Tourism Award Winners and Highly Commended 2017

Headline Sponsor The Grand Brighton www.grandbrighton.co.uk

ACCESS AND INCLUSIVITY AWARD

Sponsored by Tourism for All www.tourismforall.org.uk

WINNERS

Gold - Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, Hants  www.cft.org.uk @ChichesterFT

Gold - Flat Spaces,  Ropley, Hants www.flatspaces.co.uk

Silver - Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, Hants  www.mayflower.org.uk @mayflower

Bronze - Hovertravel, Ryde, Isle of Wight  www.hovertravel.com twitter.com/HovertravelLtd

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line’, New Alresford  www.watercressline.co.uk @Watercress_Line

The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth, Hants www.maryrose.org @MaryRoseMuseum

BED AND BREAKFAST OF THE YEAR

WINNERS

Gold - Alkham Court Farmhouse, Nr Dover, Kent  www.alkhamcourt.co.uk twitter.com/AlkhamCourt_BnB

Silver - Field Green Oast B&B, Sandhurst, Kent  www.fieldgreenoast.com twitter.com/FieldGreenOast

Silver - South Lodge Boutique B&B, Wavendon, Bucks www.southlodgebandb.co.uk @SouthLodgeBnB

Bronze - Molland Manor House B&B, Canterbury, Kent  www.mollandhouse.co.uk @Mollandhouse

CAFÉ/TEAROOM OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Source for Business www.sourceforbusiness.co.uk

WINNERS

Gold - West Pier Tearoom at British Airways i360, Brighton, E Sussex  www.britishairwaysi360.com @BA_i360

Silver - The Little Kitchen Bistro, Headbourne Worthy, Hants  www.thelittlekitchencompany.com/the-little-kitchen-bistro/ @LittleKitchenCo

Bronze - The Manor Restaurant, Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Bucks  www.waddesdon.org.uk twitter.com/waddesdonmanor

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Clouds Café at Emirates Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth, Hants  www.spinnakertower.co.uk @spinnakertower

CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERSTAR AWARD

Sponsored by Welcome to Excellence www.welcometoexcellence.com

WINNERS

Gold – Sunil Kanjanghat, The Montagu Hotel, Brockenhurst, The New Forest

Silver – Chloe Baker, Tom’s Eco Lodge, Nr Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

Bronze – Mike Whitewood, the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Georgia Davis - Solent Hotel & Spa

Kelly King - Leeds Castle

DOG FRIENDLY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

WINNERS

Gold - Wallops Wood Cottages, Droxford, Hants www.wallopswoodcottages.co.uk/ twitter.com/Wallops_Wood

Silver - Forest Holidays Blackwood Forest, Micheldever, Hants  www.forestholidays.co.uk/locations/south-of-england/blackwood-forest-holidays @forestholidays

GLAMPING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Booking.com

WINNERS

Gold - Greenhill Glamping, Nr Dover, Kent  www.greenhillglamping.co.uk www.twitter.com/InfoGlamping

Silver - Knepp Wildland Safaris & Camping, Dial Post, W Sussex  www.kneppsafaris.co.uk twitter.com/KneppSafaris

Silver - Tom’s Eco Lodge, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight  www.tomsecolodge.com twitter.com/tomsecolodge

Bronze - Kits Coty Glamping, Aylesford, Kent  www.kitscotyglamping.co.uk @kitscotyglamp

GUIDED TOUR OF THE YEAR

WINNERS

Gold - Knepp Wildland Safaris, Dial Post, W Sussex  www.kneppsafaris.co.uk twitter.com/KneppSafaris

Silver - Brighton Food Tours, Brighton, E Sussex  www.brightonfoodtours.com twitter.com/BTNFoodTours

Bronze - Hush Heath Estate, Staplehurst, Kent  www.hushheath.com @HushHeath

HOLIDAY PARK/HOLIDAY VILLAGE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Hoseasons www.hoseasons.co.uk

WINNERS

Gold - Hoburne Naish, New Milton, Hants  www.hoburne.com @hoburneholidays

Silver - Sandy Balls by Away Resorts, Fordingbridge, Hants  www.awayresorts.co.uk/sandy-balls/ twitter.com/SandyBallsHols

Bronze - Whitecliff Bay by Away Resorts, Bembridge, Isle of Wight  www.awayresorts.co.uk/whitecliff-bay @whitecliffbay

LARGE VISITOR ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Take One Media www.takeonemedia.co.uk  

WINNERS

Gold - Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxon  www.blenheimpalace.com @blenheimpalace

Silver - Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Whitchurch, Hants  www.distillery.bombaysapphire.com @homeofbombay

Bronze - 1066 Battle of Hastings Abbey & Battlefield (English Heritage), Battle, E Sussex  www.english-heritage.org.uk/battleabbey @1066BattleAbbey

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Wisborough Green, W Sussex  www.fishersfarmpark.co.uk/ twitter.com/FishersFarmPark

Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent  www.turnercontemporary.org @TCMargate

LARGE HOTEL OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Shopper Anonymous www.shopperanonymous.co.uk

WINNERS

Gold - The Vineyard, Newbury, Berks  www.the-vineyard.co.uk @VineyardNewbury

Silver - Lainston House, an Exclusive Hotel, Sparsholt, Hants  www.lainstonhouse.com @lainstonhouse

Bronze - Aviator – a hotel by TAG, Farnborough, Hants  www.aviatorbytag.com twitter.com/aviatorbytag

Bronze - Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa, Brockenhurst, Hants  www.careysmanor.com @careysmanor

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club, Forest Row, E Sussex  www.ashdownpark.com  @ashdownpark

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO TOURISM

WINNER

Ken Robinson CBE

RESTAURANT/BISTRO OF THE YEAR

WINNERS

Gold - Restaurant 56 at Sudbury House Hotel, Farington, Oxon  www.restaurant56.co.uk @56_restaurant

Silver - The Vineyard, Newbury, Berks  www.the-vineyard.co.uk/ @VineyardNewbury

Bronze - The Terrace Restaurant, Beaulieu, Hants  www.montaguarmshotel.co.uk @themontaguarms

Bronze - Cambium, Brockenhurst, Hants  www.cambium-restaurant.co.uk @cambiumtweet

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Ovation Restaurant, Southampton, Hants  www.mayflower.org.uk @ovationfeed

SELF CATERING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Quality in Tourism www.qualityintourism.com

WINNERS

Gold - The Treehouses at Port Lympne Reserve, Nr Ashford, Kent www.aspinallfoundation.org/treehouse-hotel @portlympnepark

Silver - Tapnell Farm, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight  www.tapnellfarm.com/stay @TapnellFarm

Silver - The Chestnuts, Shilton, Oxon  www.thechestnuts.net @ecochiccottages

Bronze - South Winchester Lodges, Winchester, Hants  www.southwinchesterlodges.co.uk twitter.com/southwinchester

SMALL VISITOR ATTRACTION OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Studio Republic www.studiorepublic.com

WINNERS

Gold - Oxford Castle Unlocked, Oxford, Oxon  www.oxfordcastleunlocked.co.uk @oxfordcastle

Silver - Tapnell Farm Park, Yarmouth Isle of Wight  www.tapnellfarmpark.com @TapnellFarm

Silver - The Brickworks Museum, Bursledon, Hants  www.bursledonbrickworks.org.uk @BursledonBrickW

Bronze - Hush Heath Estate, Staplehurst, Kent  www.hushheath.com @HushHeath

SMALL HOTEL/BOUTIQUE ACCOMMODATION OF THE YEAR

WINNERS

Gold - Hever Castle, Edenbridge, Kent  www.hevercastle.co.uk  twitter.com/HeverCastleLtd

Silver - Blanch House, Brighton, E Sussex  www.blanchhouse.co.uk @blanchhouse

Bronze - Port Lympne Hotel, Nr Ashford, Kent  www.aspinallfoundation.org/shortbreaks  @portlympnepark

Bronze - The Montagu Arms Hotel, Beaulieu, Hants  www.montaguarmshotel.co.uk @themontaguarms

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Gravetye Manor Hotel & Restaurant, East Grinstead, W Sussex  www.gravetyemanor.co.uk @gravetyemanor

The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent  www.themilkhouse.co.uk twitter.com/TMH_TN17

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AWARD

Sponsored by NFU Mutual www.nfumutual.co.uk 

WINNERS

Gold - Mapledurham Trust, Nr Reading, Berks  www.mapledurham.co.uk @mapledurham

Silver - Tapnell Farm, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight  www.tapnellfarm.com/

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Wisteria Cottage, Watlington, Oxon  www.watlingtoncottage.co.uk  @WisteriaCotOxon

TOURISM EVENT/FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

WINNERS

Gold - Beaulieu 50th International Autojumble, Beaulieu, Hants  www.internationalautojumble.co.uk @Beaulieu_Hants

Silver - 1066 Battle of Hastings Abbey & Battlefield (English Heritage), Battle, E Sussex  www.english-heritage.org.uk/battleabbey @1066BattleAbbey

Bronze - Hampshire Food Festival, Hants  www.hampshirefare.co.uk @Hampshirefare

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Bluebell Walk Partnership, Arlington, E Sussex  www.bluebellwalk.co.uk @bluebellwalk

Electric Woods, Nr Newport, Isle of Wight  www.electricwoods.co.uk @RobinHillIW

TOURISM EXPERIENCE OF THE YEAR

WINNERS

Gold - Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, W Sussex  www.cft.org.uk/ @ChichesterFT

Silver - SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel, Brockenhurst, Hants  www.senspa.co.uk @SenSpaUK

Bronze - Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, Hants  www.mayflower.org.uk @mayflower

Bronze - Tiger Lodge at Port Lympne Reserve, Nr Ashford, Kent  www.aspinallfoundation.org/tigerlodge @portlympnepark

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Action Watersports, Lydd, Kent  www.actionwatersports.co.uk @AWSskiboardfly

Go Ape Wendover, Wendover, Bucks  www.goape.co.uk/wendover twitter.com/goapetribe

TOURISM PUB OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Great Country Pubs www.greatcountrypubs.com

WINNERS

Gold - The Royal Oak, Nr Marlow, Bucks  www.theroyaloakmarlow.co.uk @royaloakSL7

Silver - The Baskerville, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon  www.thebaskerville.com twitter.com/@thebaskie

Silver - The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent  www.themilkhouse.co.uk twitter.com/TMH_TN17

Bronze - The Chaser Inn, Shipbourne, Kent  www.thechaser.co.uk @thechaserinn

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Farm, Eastbourne, E Sussex  @ Friday Street www.farmfridaystreet.com @farmfridayst

The Inn West End, West End, Surrey  www.the-inn.co.uk twitter.com/InnWestEnd

The Little Brown Jug, Tonbridge, Kent  www.thelittlebrownjug.co.uk @littlebrownjug1

VENUE AND BUSINESS TOURISM AWARD

Sponsored by Visit Brighton www.visitbrighton.com

WINNERS

Gold - British Airways i360, Brighton, E Sussex  www.britishairwaysi360.com @BA_i360

Gold - Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa, Brockenhurst, Hants  www.careysmanor.com @careysmanor

Silver - The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth, Hants  www.maryrose.org/venue-hire @MaryRoseVenue

Bronze - Marwell Hotel, Colden Common, Hants  www.marwellhotel.co.uk @MarwellHotel

VISITOR INFORMATION SERVICE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Tourist Network www.touristnetwork.co.uk

WINNERS

Gold - Romsey Visitor Information Centre, Romsey, Hants  www.visit-testvalley.org.uk/tourism @moreRomsey

Silver - Oxford VIC/Experience Oxfordshire, Oxford, Oxon  www.experienceoxfordshire.org @ExperienceOx

Bronze - Hastings Tourist Information Centre, Hastings, E Sussex  www.visitor1066country.com twitter.com/Visit1066

Bronze - Chichester Tourist Information Centre, Chichester, W Sussex  www.thenovium.org @TheNovium

HIGHLY COMMENDED

See Southampton, Southampton, Hants  www.seesouthampton.co.uk

 

Beautiful South Tourism Award Winners and Highly Commended 2016

In association with Headline Sponsors Shepherd Neame www.shepherdneame.co.uk

 

Access for All Tourism Award

Sponsored by Tourism for All www.tourismforall.org.uk

WINNERS

GOLD - Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, Hampshire, www.mayflower.org.uk

GOLD - Wallops Wood Cottages, Droxford, Hampshire, www.wallopswoodcottages.co.uk

SILVER - Abbey Guest House, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, www.abbeyguest.uk

BRONZE - Mid Hants Railway Ltd – The Watercress Line, New Alresford, Hampshire, www.watercressline.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival, East Sussex, www.brightondome.org

 

Bed and Breakfast of the Year

WINNERS 

GOLD - Field Green Oast B & B, Sandhurst, Kent, www.fieldgreenoast.com

SILVER - Molland Manor House B & B, Canterbury, Kent, www.mollandhouse.co.uk

SILVER - South Lodge Boutique B & B, Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, www.southlodgebandb.co.uk

BRONZE - Daisybank Cottage Boutique B & B, New Forest, Hampshire, www.bedandbreakfast-newforest.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Abbey Guest House, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, www.abbeyguest.uk

Number 7 Longport, Canterbury, Kent, www.7longport.co.uk

 

Café/Tearoom of the Year

Sponsored by Source for Business www.sourceforbusiness.co.uk 

WINNERS

GOLD - Riverside Yurt Café, Bransbury, Hampshire, www.facebook.com/riversideyurtcafe

SILVER - The Tearoom at Odds Farm Park, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, www.oddsfarm.co.uk

BRONZE - The Tearoom at Fishers Adventure Farm Park, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, www.fishersfarmpark.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Little Kitchen Café, Winchester, Hampshire, www.thelittlekitchencompany.com

 

Customer Service Superstar

Sponsored by Welcome to Excellence www.welcometoexcellence.com

GOLD – Angela Marsden, Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre, East Sussex www.visiteastbourne.com

SILVER – Sandor Deak, Crowne Plaza Gerrards Cross, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, www.cp-gerrardscross.co.uk

BRONZE – Liz Horn, Wallops Wood Cottages, Droxford, Hampshire, www.wallopswoodcottages.co.uk

BRONZE – Corry Starling, Mapledurham Trust, Berkshire, www.mapledurham.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Colin Parkes, Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa, New Forest, Hampshire www.careysmanor.com

 

Dog Friendly Business of the Year

WINNERS

GOLD - The Oakley Court Hotel, Nr Windsor, Berkshire, www.oakleycourt.co.uk

SILVER - Forest Holidays, Blackwood Forest, Hampshire, www.forestholidays.co.uk/locations/south-of-england/blackwood-forest-holidays

BRONZE - Packridge Apartments and B&B, Hampshire, www.packridgeestate.com

 

Glamping Business of the Year

WINNERS

GOLD - Tom’s Eco Lodge, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, www.tomsecolodge.com

SILVER - Kits Coty Glamping, Aylesford, Kent, www.kitscotyglamping.co.uk

SILVER - Plush Tents Glamping, East Ashling, West Sussex, www.plushtentsglamping.co.uk

BRONZE - Meon Springs, Petersfield, Hampshire, www.meonsprings.com

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Adhurst Yurts, Petersfield, Hampshire, www.adhurst.co.uk

 

Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year

Sponsored by Hoseasons www.hoseasons.co.uk

WINNERS 

GOLD - Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat, Wootton Bridge, Isle of Wight, www.woodside-bay.co.uk

SILVER - Hoburne Bashley (Hoburne Holiday Parks), New Forest, Hampshire, www.hoburne.com

 

Large Hotel of the Year

Sponsored by Shopper Anonymous www.shopperanonymous.co.uk

WINNERS 

GOLD - The Vineyard, Stockcross, Berkshire, www.the-vineyard.co.uk

SILVER - Aviator – a hotel by TAG, Farnborough, Hampshire, www.aviatorbytag.com

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

BRONZE - Cliveden House, Taplow, Berkshire, www.clivedenhouse.co.uk

BRONZE - The Oakley Court Hotel, Nr Windsor, Berkshire, www.oakleycourt.co.uk

 

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Sponsored by Take One Media www.takeonemedia.co.uk

WINNERS 

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

SILVER - The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth, Hampshire, www.maryrose.org

BRONZE - Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, www.blenheimpalace.com

BRONZE - Denbies Wine Estate, Surrey, www.denbies.co.uk

 

Restaurant/Bistro of the Year

Sponsored by Spitfire Gold www.shepherdneame.co.uk/brands/ales/spitfire/spitfire-gold

WINNERS

GOLD - The Vineyard, Stockcross, Berkshire, www.the-vineyard.co.uk

SILVER - The Terrace Restaurant, Montagu Arms Hotel, New Forest, Hampshire, www.montaguarmshotel.co.uk

BRONZE - The Mulberry Restaurant, Langshott Manor Hotel, Horley, Surrey, www.langshottmanor.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Scullery at the Oakley Court Hotel, Nr Windsor, Berkshire, www.oakleycourt.co.uk

 

Self Catering Holiday Property of the Year

Sponsored by Quality in Tourism www.qualityintourism.com

WINNERS

GOLD - Tapnell Manor at Tapnell Farm, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, www.tapnellmanor.com

SILVER - Swallows Return - Kent and Sussex Holiday Cottages, Kent, www.kentandsussexcottages.co.uk

BRONZE - The Chestnuts, Shilton, Oxfordshire, www.ecochiccottages.com

 

Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year

Sponsored by Quality in Tourism www.qualityintourism.com

WINNERS 

GOLD - The Treehouses at Port Lympne Reserve, Nr Ashford, Kent, www.aspinallfoundation.org/treehouse-hotel

GOLD - Wallops Wood Cottages, Droxford, Hampshire, www.wallopswoodcottages.co.uk

SILVER - Forest Holidays, Blackwood Forest, Hampshire, www.forestholidays.co.uk/locations/south-england/blackwood-forest-holidays

BRONZE - Mulberry Cottages representing Coastguard Lookout and Fog Signal properties, Kent, www.mulberrycottages.com

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Fishers Farm Holiday Cottages, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, www.fishersfarmpark.co.uk/plan-your-visit/fishers-farm-holiday-cottages

South Winchester Lodges, Winchester, Hampshire, www.southwinchesterlodges.co.uk

 

Small/Boutique Hotel of the Year

Sponsored by Clockwork www.clock-work.co.uk

WINNERS 

GOLD - The Montagu Arms Hotel, New Forest, Hampshire, www.montaguarmshotel.co.uk

SILVER - Langshott Manor Hotel, Horley, Surrey, www.langshottmanor.co.uk

BRONZE - Blanch House, Brighton, East Sussex, www.blanchhouse.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Rowhill Grange Hotel and Utopia Spa, Wilmington, Kent, www.rowhillgrangehotel.co.uk

 

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Sponsored by Studio Republic www.studiorepublic.com

WINNERS 

GOLD - Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Whitchurch, Hampshire, www.distillery.bombaysapphire.com

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

SILVER - Chiddingstone Castle, Kent, www.chiddingstonecastle.org.uk

BRONZE - The Novium Museum, Chichester, West Sussex, www.thenovium.org

 

Sustainable Tourism Award

Sponsored by Triodos Bank www.triodos.co.uk

WINNERS 

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

SILVER - Mapledurham Trust, Berkshire, www.mapledurham.co.uk

BRONZE - Denbies Wine Estate, Surrey, www.denbies.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Tapnell Farm/Tom’s Eco Lodge, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, www.tomsecolodge.com

The Bay Boutique B&B, Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, www.stayfreshwaterbay.co.uk

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

 

Tourism Event of the Year

Sponsored by Precision Creative and Media www.precisioncreativeandmedia.co.uk

WINNERS 

GOLD - Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival, East Sussex, www.brightonfestival.org

SILVER - Marwell's Zany Zebras, Winchester, Hampshire, www.zanyzebras.org.uk

BRONZE - Hampshire Food Festival, Hampshire, www.hampshirefare.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Bluebell Walk Partnership, Nr Polegate, East Sussex, www.bluebellwalk.co.uk

Chichester Roman Week at the Novium Museum, Chichester, West Sussex, www.thenovium.org

Hastings Seafood and Wine Festival, East Sussex, www.hastingsfestivals.com/seafood

 

Tourism Experience of the Year

Sponsored by Shepherd Neame www.shepherdneame.co.uk

WINNERS 

GOLD - The Treehouse Hotel at Port Lympne Reserve, Nr Ashford, Kent, www.aspinallfoundation.org/treehouse-hotel

SILVER - SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel, New Forest, Hampshire, www.senspa.co.uk

BRONZE - Go Ape Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent, www.goape.co.uk/leeds-castle

 

Tourism Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Great Country Pubs www.greatcountrypubs.com

WINNERS 

GOLD - The Royal Oak, Nr Marlow, Buckinghamshire, www.royaloakmarlow.co.uk

SILVER - The Baskerville, Lower Shiplake, Oxfordshire, www.thebaskerville.com

BRONZE - The Farm@Friday Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, www.farmfridaystreet.com

BRONZE - The Old Vine, Winchester, Hampshire, www.oldvinewinchester.com

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Monty’s Inn, New Forest, Hampshire, www.montaguarmshotel.co.uk/montys_inn

The Milk House, Sissinghurst, Kent, www.themilkhouse.co.uk

 

Venue and Business Tourism Award

Sponsored by Visit Brighton www.visitbrighton.com

WINNERS 

GOLD - Careys Manor Hotel and SenSpa, New Forest, Hampshire, www.careysmanor.com

SILVER - Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent, www.leeds-castle.com/conferences

BRONZE - Danesfield House Hotel and Spa, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, www.danesfieldhouse.co.uk

BRONZE - Marwell Hotel, Winchester, Hampshire, www.marwellhotel.co.uk

 

Visitor Information Provider of the Year

Sponsored by Tourist Network www.touristnetwork.co.uk

WINNERS  

GOLD - Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre, East Sussex, www.visiteastbourne.com

SILVER - East Hampshire Tourist Information Centre, Petersfield, Hampshire, www.easthants.gov.uk/visit-east-hampshire

BRONZE - Oxford Visitor Information Centre, Oxfordshire, www.experienceoxfordshire.org

BRONZE - Visit Isle of Wight Visitor Centre, Newport, Isle of Wight, www.visitisleofwight.co.uk

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Chichester Tourist Information Centre, Chichester, West Sussex, www.thenovium.org/chitic

 

Beautiful South Winners 2015

 

Access for All Tourism Award

Sponsored by Tourism for All

www.tourismforall.org.uk 

 

Gold - Wallops Wood Cottages, Droxford

Silver – Oxford Bus Company, Oxford

Silver – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Bronze – Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth

 

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Accommodation of the Year

Sponsored by Triodos Bank

www.triodos.co.uk

 

Gold - Molland Manor House B&B, Sandwich

Silver - Abbey Guest House, Abingdon-on-Thames

Bronze - Broadway Barn Properties, Ripley

Bronze - The White Hart, Holybourne

 

Business Tourism Award

Sponsored by Shopper Anonymous

www.shopperanonymous.co.uk

 

Gold - Barnett Hill, Guildford

Silver - Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa, New Forest

Silver - Marwell Hotel, Winchester

Bronze - Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor

 

Flavour of the South East Award

Sponsored by Whitstable Bay

www.shepherdneame.co.uk

 

Gold - The Montagu Arms Hotel, Beaulieu, New Forest

Silver - The Feathered Nest, Nether Westcote

Bronze - Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor

Bronze - Solent Forts, Portsmouth

 

Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year

Sponsored by Hoseasons

www.hoseasons.co.uk 

 

Gold - Shorefield Holidays Ltd, New Forest

Silver - Hoburne Naish (Hoburne Holiday Parks), New Milton, New Forest

Bronze - Lower Hyde, Park Resorts, Isle of Wight

Bronze - Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park, Isle of Wight

 

Large Hotel of the Year

Sponsored by DISCVR

www.discvr.agency 

 

Gold - South Lodge, an Exclusive Hotel, Horsham

Silver - Chewton Glen Hotel, New Forest

Bronze - Pennyhill Park, an Exclusive Hotel & Spa, Bagshot

Bronze - Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa, East Grinstead

 

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Sponsored by Take One Media

www.takeonemedia.co.uk

 

Gold - Bletchley Park Trust, Milton Keynes

Silver - Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth

Silver - Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Isle of Wight

Bronze - Marwell Zoo, Winchester

 

Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year

Sponsored by Quality in Tourism

www.qualityintourism.com

 

Gold - Tom’s Eco Lodge, Isle of Wight

Silver - Wallops Wood Cottages, Droxford

Bronze - South Winchester Lodges, Winchester

Bronze - Kits Coty Glamping Ltd, Aylesford

 

Small Hotel of the Year

Sponsored by RBS

www.rbsbusinessconnections.co.uk 

 

Gold - Langshott Manor Hotel,  Horley

Silver - The Lamb Inn, Burford

Bronze - Blanch House, Brighton

Bronze - The Montagu Arms Hotel, Beaulieu, New Forest

 

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Sponsored by Studio Republic

www.studiorepublic.com 

 

Gold - Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Laverstoke

Silver - WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, Arundel

Bronze - Haslemere Educational Museum, Haslemere

 

Sustainable Tourism Award

Sponsored by RedwellGB

www.redwellgb.co.uk 

 

Gold - Mapledurham Trust, Mapledurham

Silver - Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Laverstoke

Bronze - Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor

 

Tourism Event of the Year

Sponsored by Shepherd Neame

www.shepherdneame.co.uk  

 

Gold - Airbourne – VisitEastbourne, Eastbourne

Silver - Hampshire Fare CIC ‘The Hampshire Food Festival’

Bronze - Thame Food Festival CIC, Thame

Bronze - Electric Woods - Robin Hill Country Park, Isle of Wight

 

Tourism Experience of the Year

Sponsored by Visit Brighton

www.visitbrighton.com 

 

Gold - Solent Forts, Portsmouth

Silver - Livingstone Lodge Overnight Safari Experience Port Lympne Reserve, Ashford

Bronze - Canterbury Historic River Tours, Canterbury

Bronze - Explore Medway open top bus, Chatham

 

Tourism Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Great Country Pubs

www.greatcountrypubs.com 

 

Gold - The Feathered Nest, Nether Westcote

Silver - The Baskerville, Henley on Thames

Silver - The Crown, Granborough

Bronze - The White Hart, Holybourne

 

Unsung Hero Award for Customer Service

Sponsored by Welcome to Excellence

www.welcometoexcellence.com

 

Gold - Samantha Jeal - Shepherd Neame, Faversham

Silver - David Lawson - Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Windsor

Silver - Tracy Slator - Oxford Castle Unlocked, Oxford

Bronze - Gareth Carr - Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

 

Visitor Information Provider of the Year

Sponsored by Tourist Network

www.touristnetwork.co.uk 

 

Gold - Isle of Wight Visitor Information Centre/Travel Ambassadors, Isle of Wight

Silver - Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre, Eastbourne

Silver - Thanet Visitor Information Service – Margate, Broadstairs & Ramsgate, Margate

Bronze - East Hampshire Tourist Information Centre, Petersfield

Beautiful South Tourism Award Winners and Highly Commended 2014

Access for All Tourism Award

Sponsored by Tourism for All

www.tourismforall.org.uk

 

Gold - Oxford Bus Company, Oxfordshire

Silver - The Lightbox, Woking, Surrey

Silver - Holiday Inn Winchester, Hampshire

Bronze - Radisson Blu Edwardian Guildford, Surrey

 

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Accommodation of the Year

Sponsored by Lloyds Bank Cardnet

www.lloydsbankcardnet.com

 

Gold - Swan House, Hastings, East Sussex

Silver - Molland Manor House B&B, Canterbury, Kent

Bronze - Colliers Farm Bed and Breakfast, Fernhurst, West Sussex

Bronze - Broadway Barn Properties, Ripley, Surrey

 

Business Tourism Award

Gold  - Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa, New Forest

Silver – Barnett Hill, Guildford, Surrey

Silver – Holiday Inn Winchester

Bronze – Marwell Hotel, Winchester

 

Flavour of the South East Award

Sponsored by Whitstable Bay

www.shepherdneame.co.uk

 

Gold - The Montagu Arms Hotel, New Forest, Hampshire

Silver - The Pointer, Brill, Buckinghamshire

Bronze - Lainston House, an Exclusive Hotel, Winchester, Hampshire

 

Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year

Sponsored by Hoseasons

www.hoseasons.co.uk

 

Gold - Crowhurst Park, Battle, East Sussex

Silver - Two Hoots Campsite, Alresford, Hampshire

Silver - Shorefield Country Park, Milford on Sea, Hampshire

Bronze - Whitecliff Bay Holiday Park, Isle of Wight

 

Large Hotel of the Year

Sponsored by Quality in Tourism

www.qualityintourism.com

 

Gold - Chewton Glen Hotel, New Milton, New Forest

Silver - Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa, East Grinstead, West Sussex

Bronze - Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa, Wilmington, Kent

Bronze - Lainston House, an Exclusive Hotel, Winchester, Hampshire

 

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Sponsored by Take One Media

www.takeonemedia.co.uk

 

Gold - Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Silver - Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent     

Silver - Marwell Zoo, Winchester Hampshire

Bronze Osborne, Isle of Wight

 

Outstanding Customer Service Award

Sponsored by Welcome to Excellence

www.welcometoexcellence.com

 

Gold - Clair Ratcliffe-Speakman - Coworth Park, Ascot, Berkshire

Silver - Marina Shellard - Colliers Farm Bed and Breakfast, Fernhurst, West Sussex       

Bronze - Amanda Bryett - Windsor Tourist Guides Ltd, Berkshire

Bronze - Julie Hannah - Crowhurst Park, Battle, East Sussex

 

Outstanding Contribution to Tourism

Lord Lee of Trafford

 

Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year

 

Gold -  Corner Cottage, Nettlecombe Farm Holidays, Isle of Wight

Gold - Blackwood Forest, Winchester, Hampshire

Silver - Tom’s Eco Lodge, Isle of Wight

Bronze - Two Hoots Campsite, Alresford, Hampshire

 

Small Hotel of the Year

Sponsored by e-Strategy

www.e-strategy.net

 

Gold - The Montagu Arms Hotel , Beaulieu, New Forest

Silver - Langshott Manor Hotel, Horley, Surrey

Bronze - Best Western Plus Wroxton House Hotel,  Banbury, Oxfordshire

Bronze - G! Boutique Hotel, Portsmouth, Hampshire

 

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Sponsored by Studio Republic   

www.studiorepublic.com 

 

Gold - Owl & Monkey Haven, Isle of Wight

Silver - WWT Arundel Wetland Centre, Arundel, West Sussex

Bronze - Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum, Swanwick, Hampshire

 

Sustainable Tourism Award

Sponsored by Green Tourism

www.green-tourism.com

 

Gold - Jurys Inn Brighton, East Sussex

Silver - Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking, Surrey

Bronze - Holiday Inn Winchester, Hampshire

 

Tourism Event of the Year

Sponsored by Shepherd Neame

www.shepherdneame.co.uk

 

Gold - Hampshire Food Festival, Hampshire

Silver - Wallingford Food Festival, Oxfordshire

Silver - Rise of the Dinosaurs Marwell Zoo, Winchester, Hampshire

Bronze - West Dean Gardens Chilli Fiesta, Nr Chichester, West Sussex

 

Tourism Experience of the Year

Sponsored by Artisan Print Solutions

www.artisanprintsolutions.co.uk

 

Gold - Livingstone Lodge Overnight Safari Experience – Port Lympne Reserve, Nr Ashford, Kent

Silver - Oxford Official Guided Walking Tours, Oxfordshire                 

Bronze - Go Ape Moors Valley, Ringwood, Hampshire

Bronze - Ride The Hill, Nutfield, Surrey

 

Tourism Pub of the Year

Sponsored by OBC The Accountants

www.obcaccountants.com

 

Gold - The Pointer, Brill, Buckinghamshire

Silver - The Farm @ Friday Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Bronze - The Old Vine, Winchester, Hampshire

Bronze - The Old Drum, Petersfield, Hampshire

 

Visitor Information Provider of the Year

Sponsored by Tourist Network

www.touristnetwork.co.uk

 

Gold - Gravesend Visitor Information Centre, Kent

Silver - Rye Tourist Information Centre, East Sussex

Silver - Portsmouth Visitor Information Service, Hampshire

Bronze - Guildford Tourist Information Centre, Surrey

 

Best Community Tourism Business

Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum

 

Best Tourism Newcomer

Alison Twomey - Ride The Hill

Beautiful South Tourism Award Winners and Highly Commended 2013

Business Tourism Award

Sponsored by Shopper Anonymous

Gold     Blenheim Palace

Silver   Marwell Hotel

Silver   Macdonald Windsor Hotel

Highly Commended     Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa

Access for All Tourism Award

Sponsored by Tourism for All

Gold Radisson Blu Edwardian Guildford Hotel

Gold Beaulieu Enterprises Limited

Highly Commended        Jurys Inn Brighton

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Accommodation of the Year

Sponsored by Barclaycard

Gold     Kester House Bed & Breakfast

Silver   Colliers Farm Bed and Breakfast

Highly Commended    The Old Vine

Highly Commended    Five Arrows Hotel

Tourism Experience of the Year

Gold     Weber Grill Academy

Silver   The Chapel Down Winery

Silver   Knights’ Glamping

Highly Commended    Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Sponsored by Flagship Consulting

Gold     Chiltern Open Air Museum

Silver   Shepherd Neame Visitor Centre

Highly Commended    Didcot Railway Centre

Highly Commended    Go Ape Black Park

Tourism Event of the Year

Gold     Beaulieu International Autojumble

Silver   The Hampshire Food Festival

Silver   Wallingford Food Festival

Highly Commended    Lingfield Park Resort - Hooves & Grooves

Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year

Sponsored by Tozers Solicitors

Gold     Hoburne Bashley

Silver   Crowhurst Park

Highly Commended    Away Resorts Ltd

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

Sponsored by Take One Media

Gold     Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Silver   Marwell Zoo

Silver   Spinnaker Tower

Highly Commended    The Beaney, House of Art and Knowledge

Tourism Pub of the Year

Sponsored by OBC The Accountants

Gold     The Feathered Nest

Silver   The Old Drum

Highly Commended    The Farm @ Friday Street

Large Hotel of the Year

Sponsored by Quality in Tourism

Gold     Coworth Park

Silver   Lainston House Hotel

Silver   Aviator – a hotel by TAG

Highly Commended    Tylney Hall Hotel

Outstanding Customer Service Award

Sponsored by Welcome to Excellence

Gold     West Marden Farm Accommodation - Carole Edney

Silver   Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa - Colin Parkes

Highly Commended    The Feathered Nest - Carl Morgan

Highly Commended    Tony Read Kent Life

Sustainable Tourism Award

Sponsored by Shepherd Neame

Gold     Jurys Inn Brighton

Gold     Oakley Court Hotel

Silver   Mapledurham Estate

Highly Commended    Burford Visitor Information Centre

Small Hotel of the Year

Gold     The Montagu Arms Hotel

Silver   Fallowfields Hotel and Restaurant

Silver   Pelham House

Silver   The White Horse Hotel and Brasserie

Highly Commended    Cloud Hotel

Self Catering Holiday Provider of the Year

Sponsored by Anytime Booking

Gold     West Marden Farm Accommodation

Gold     Corner Cottage, Nettlecombe Farm Holidays

Silver   South Winchester Lodges

Flavour of the South East

Sponsored by Whitstable Bay

Gold     The Feathered Nest

Silver   Aviator – a hotel by TAG

Highly Commended    The Old Dunnings Mill

Visitor Information Provider of the Year

Sponsored by Tourist Network

Gold     Maidstone Visitor Information at Maidstone Museum

Silver   Guildford Tourist Information Centre

Highly Commended    Kingstonfirst

List of Finalists 2012 by Acolade

GOLD

Category

Business

County

Access for All Tourism  

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

New Forest, Hampshire

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Accommodation of the Year

St Mary's Hall

Hampshire

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Accommodation of the Year

Alkham Court

Kent

Best Tourism Experience

Livingstone Lodge, Port Lympne

Kent

Business Tourism

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

New Forest, Hampshire

Caravan Holiday Park and Holiday Village of the Year

Two Hoots Campsite

Hampshire

Flavour of the South East

The Mill at Gordleton

New Forest, Hampshire

Large Attraction of the Year

National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

New Forest, Hampshire

Large Hotel/Townhouse of the Year

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

New Forest, Hampshire

Outstanding Customer Service

Lorna Woodage (Kent Life - Continuum Group)

Kent

Pub of the Year

The Feathered Nest Country Inn (GCP)

Oxfordshire

Self Catering and Serviced Apartments

West Marden Farm Cottages

W Sussex

Small Attraction of the Year

Watts Gallery

Surrey

Small Hotel/Townhouse of the Year

Lainston House Hotel

Hampshire

Sustainable Tourism

Blenheim Palace

Oxfordshire

Tourism Event of the Year

Hampshire Food Fair

Hampshire

Tourist Information Service of the Year

Thanet Visitor Information Service

Kent

Silver

Accolade

Business

County

Access for All Tourism  

National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

New Forest, Hampshire

Access for All Tourism  

Quay Quarters Cottages

W Sussex

Access for All Tourism  

The Calf Shed - Bardown Farm Holiday Cottages

E Sussex

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Accommodation of the Year

Kester House

E Sussex

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Accommodation of the Year

Molland Manor House

Kent

Best Tourism Experience

Weber Grill Academy

Oxfordshire

Business Tourism

Leith's at Beaulieu

New Forest, Hampshire

Business Tourism

Careys Manor & Senspa

New Forest, Hampshire

Business Tourism

Radisson Blu Edwardian Guildford

Surrey

Caravan Holiday Park and Holiday Village of the Year

Bunn Leisure

W Sussex

Caravan Holiday Park and Holiday Village of the Year

Hoburne Naish

New Forest, Hampshire

Flavour of the South East

Lainston House Hotel

Hampshire

Large Attraction of the Year

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Hampshire

Large Attraction of the Year

Blenheim Palace

Oxfordshire

Large Attraction of the Year

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

IOW

Large Hotel/Townhouse of the Year

Macdonald Windsor Hotel

Berkshire

Large Hotel/Townhouse of the Year

Tylney Hall Hotel

Hampshire

Outstanding Customer Service

Gary Kelly (Macdonald Windsor Hotel)

Berkshire

Outstanding Customer Service

Rae Davis (Jurys Inn Brighton)

E Sussex

Outstanding Customer Service

Sue West (Best Western Gatwick Moat House)

Surrey

Pub of the Year

The Bull at Benenden

Kent

Pub of the Year

The Cat Inn (GCP)

W Sussex

Self Catering and Serviced Apartments

South Winchester Lodges

Hampshire

Self Catering and Serviced Apartments

Chimney Farm Barns

Oxfordshire

Small Attraction of the Year

Mapledurham Trust

Berkshire

Small Attraction of the Year

Shepherd Neame

Kent

Small Attraction of the Year

Go Ape Itchen Valley

Hampshire

Small Hotel/Townhouse of the Year

Pelham House

E Sussex

Small Hotel/Townhouse of the Year

Lamb Inn

Oxfordshire

Small Hotel/Townhouse of the Year

The Bay Tree Hotel

Oxfordshire

Sustainable Tourism

Portsmouth Marriott Hotel

Hampshire

Sustainable Tourism

Holiday Inn Winchester

Hampshire

Sustainable Tourism

Jury's Inn Brighton

E Sussex

Tourism Event of the Year

Beaulieu International Autojumble

New Forest, Hampshire

Tourist Information Service of the Year

Guildford Tourist Information Centre

Surrey

Tourist Information Service of the Year

Rye Tourist Information Centre

E Sussex

Highly Commended

Access for All Tourism  

Jury's Inn Brighton

E Sussex

Access for All Tourism  

Hawk Conservancy Trust

Hampshire

Best Tourism Experience

Goodleaf Tree Climbing

IOW

Business Tourism

Tylney Hall Hotel

Hampshire

Experience

Denbies Wine Estate

Surrey

Flavour of the South East

Radisson Blu Edwardian Guildford

Surrey

Flavour of the South East

Juicy Juicy Ltd (Newington Nurseries)

Oxfordshire

Flavour of the South East

Denbies Wine Estate

Surrey

Large Attraction of the Year

Denbies Wine Estate

Surrey

Large Attraction of the Year

Spinnaker Tower

Hampshire

Large Hotel

Pendley Manor Hotel

Buckinghamshire

Large Hotel/Townhouse of the Year

Oakley Court Hotel

Berkshire

Large Hotel/Townhouse of the Year

Portsmouth Marriott Hotel

Hampshire

Outstanding Customer Service

Amanda Bryett (Windsor Tourist Guides)

Berkshire

Outstanding Customer Service

Arthur Clelland (Portsmouth Marriott Hotel)

Hampshire

Pub of the Year

The Little Brown Jug (GCP)

Kent

Pub of the Year

The Woolpack Inn (GCP)

Kent

Self Catering and Serviced Apartments

Quay Quarters

W Sussex

Small Attraction of the Year

Go Ape Bracknell

Berkshire

Sustainable Tourism

Brookside Cottage

IOW

Tourism Event of the Year

Shakespeare Festival

Buckinghamshire

Tourism Event of the Year

Wallingford Food Festival 2012

Oxfordshire

Tourism Event of the Year

Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival

E Sussex

Tourist Information Service of the Year

Burford Visitor Information Centre

Oxfordshire

Tourist Information Service of the Year

Witney Tourist Information Centre

Oxfordshire

Outstanding Contribution to Tourism
Earl of March and Kinrara