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And the winners are…

Blackpool Illuminations (©Britainonview)

I’ve just heard of the winners of  this year’s EnjoyEngland Awards for Excellence 2010 (The Oscars of the English Tourism). The award is given out to the best of the best in tourism within nine categories.

The finalists were chosen from an original list of 2,200 entries and the judging in most categories were anonymous visits. Here’s the list of the winners, it might be worth exploring before your next trip to the UK.  

Congratulations to you all!

Large Hotel of the Year
Thurlestone Hotel, Thurlestone, South Devon

Small Hotel of the Year
Gilpin Lodge Country House Hotel, Crook Road, Windermere, Cumbria

Bed & Breakfast/Guest Accommodation of the Year
The Old School, Newton on the Moor, Alnwick, Northumberland

Self-Catering Holiday of the Year
Blakelow Farm Holiday Cottages:, Bonsall Lane, Winster, Derbyshire

Best Tourism Experience of the Year
Livingstone Lodge Overnight Safari, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Lympne, Kent

Best Tourism Event & Festival Award
Blackpool Illuminations, Blackpool, Lancashire

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year
RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year
Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, 75–79 Vyse Street, Birmingham

Taste of England Award
The Bildeston Crown, High Street, Bildeston, Suffolk

Read more and view the complete list of all the Gold and Silver winners here.

/Camilla, trainee Stockholm office



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