Why Enter?

The 2019 winners said:

"Receiving the Bronze Award for Self Catering Accommodation of The Year was a wonderful celebration of the teams' hard work, dedication and enthusiasm - a real boost for The Mill House as well!  Entering the awards and receiving judges’ feedback is a great opportunity to really look at your business through fresh eyes and to focus on building on the award success.  The prestigious awards ceremony was also a unique occasion at which to meet other like minded tourism businesses in the South East." www.holidays2remember.co.uk

“The awards and feedback have been a great help to us in reviewing and improving our services to customers, raising our profile in the media and giving customers the confidence to book." www.stubcroft.com

"…. WOW WOW WOW ….what a night ???? And to come away with three fabulous awards, well what can I say, thank you so much.  The team are absolutely delighted and overwhelmed and humbled that we have been recognised for all the hard work, dedication and passion that goes in each day to everything we do." www.hevercastle.co.uk

“We are delighted to have been recognised for our customer service by Tourism South East. Delivering exceptional customer service is so important to us and as a team we work hard to achieve this. Even better, it’s wonderful to have seen attractions in Portsmouth do so well at these awards, recognising how welcoming our city is to tourists and local people alike.” www.gunwharf-quays.com

"I’m hugely proud of the work we’ve done and to be recognised by the Beautiful South Awards for Accessible and Inclusive tourism demonstrates how far we have come on our ongoing journey." www.winchestersciencecentre.org

“We had heard about the Beautiful South Awards and what a prestigious accolade it was to win so we took the plunge and entered the ‘Experience of the Year’ category. We were absolutely delighted to win a silver award and it has been a huge boost for the team and the Brewery as a whole." www.ringwoodbrewery.co.uk

“The Beautiful South Awards are always a prestigious event to attend and over the past ten years we have been lucky enough to win Gold for Best Small Attraction, four times! Finding out you’re a finalist is really exciting but being part of the celebrations and accepting an award is a massive achievement. It’s a wonderful tribute to your teams hard work, passion and dedication. A wonderful evening of celebrations and a great way to gauge just how good your business is. Team monkey were absolutely delighted to receive Gold for Best Small Attraction and we were thrilled to be Highly Commended in the Ethical, Sustainable and responsible category. Entering these awards regularly helps us maintain our high standards enabling us to be up there with the best.” www.monkeyhaven.org

"We are all thrilled at the hotel, it’s a true testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire team, and I’m incredibly proud of what we have achieved. We look forward to building on this success." www.montaguarmshotel.co.uk

"We are delighted to receive the Silver Customer Service Superstar Award in this year’s Beautiful South Awards. Our Box Office team do so much to welcome groups and schools to the Theatre and this acknowledges their commitment to excellent service. It’s a real honour to be recognised for the amazing work that happens behind the scenes here at Chichester Festival Theatre." www.cft.org.uk

“This is the first time we have entered The Beautiful South Awards so were thrilled and delighted to receive our Beautiful Silver Award. We are very proud of our small B&B so to have been chosen as a finalist was a huge privilege and a real boost for the business too!” The Courtyard at Wainhill, www.wainhill.co.uk

“We have been working extremely hard over the past year to grow our appeal to international visitors and this award reflects really well on all the hard work undertaken by all the team. To have also won gold as a wedding venue, in what is an extremely competitive and discerning market, was particularly pleasing and again speaks volumes for the commitment, enthusiasm and attention to detail of the team.” said Blenheim Palace’s Head of Operations, Emily Hirons www.blenheimpalace.com

"Receiving an award from Tourism South East is a great achievement which reflects to customers our care, attention and diligence in providing them with a first class memorable stay. It reinforces the quality of our cottages and facilities and was very much worthwhile entering. Thank you!" Heath Farm Cottages, www.heathfarm.com

Duncan Leslie, CEO of Hever Castle said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have won two gold awards and one bronze at the Beautiful South Awards – the top industry awards for the tourism industry. To be named best Large Visitor Attraction and best Wedding Venue in the South East is a huge honour and is testament to the hard work and dedication of all our staff across all the departments.” www.hevercastle.co.uk

Would you like to


Stand out from the crowd?
Have a raised profile with the media?
Reward your team and boost morale?
Raise the quality of your business
Go forward to the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence? 
Have a cause for celebration

If you have answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you should consider entering the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence.