Tourism Awards

Tourism Awards 2014/15

Tourism businesses across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are being encouraged to shout about what makes them great by entering the Cornwall Tourism Awards 2014/15. Now open for entries across 21 categories, the Awards are available to all tourism related businesses and now in their thirteenth year, are a recognised symbol of excellence and quality. 

This year new titles are up for grabs with the introduction of a dog-friendly category as well as one focusing on access and inclusivity. 

The deadline for entering is midnight on 29 June. 

Get more information and enter the 2014/15 awards


2013/14 winners and award categories: 

HOLIDAY PARK OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Cornwall Association of Tourist Attractions

Gold - Wooda Farm Holiday Park, Poughill
Silver - Perran Sands Holiday Park, Perranporth
Bronze - Padstow Touring Park, Padstow

ENVIRONMENTAL & WILDLIFE ATTRACTION
Sponsored by Sue Bradbury PR

Gold - Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary, Looe
Commended - National Lobster Hatchery, Padstow

TOURIST INFORMATION SERVICE

Gold - Bodmin Visitor Information Centre
Gold - Fal River Visitor Information Centre
Bronze - Launceston Tourist Information Centre

BED & BREAKFAST AND GUEST ACCOMMODATION OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Expowest Cornwall

Gold - Pentillie Castle, St Mellion
Silver - Pendragon Country House, Davidstow
Silver - The Seafood Restaurant – restaurant with rooms, Padstow

HISTORIC & HERITAGE PROPERTY & COUNTRY HOUSE AWARD
Sponsored by Wine in Cornwall

Gold - Cotehele, Saltash
Silver - Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen
Bronze - Trerice, Kestle Mill

CAFÉ & TEAROOM OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Niddocks 

Gold - Juliet’s Garden Restaurant & Bar, St Mary’s 
Silver - Red River Café at Heartlands, Pool
Bronze - The Park Café at Mawgan Porth, Mawgan Porth 

SELF CATERING ESTABLISHMENT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Pavey Group

Gold - Headland Hotel, Newquay
Silver - Little White Alice, Carnmenellis
Bronze - Old Lanwarnick, Duloe
Bronze - Tredethick Farm Cottages, Lostwithiel 
Commended - Cosawes Barton, Ponsanoooth

GARDEN OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Sue Bradbury PR

Gold - Eden Project, Bodelva 
Gold - Trebah Garden, Mawnan Smith 
Silver - The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan
Bronze - Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Gulval

OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD
Sponsored by Source for Business 

Gold - Christine Hornsby - Perran Sands Holiday Park

ART, MUSEUM & MARITIME ATTRACTION
Sponsored by Nixon

Gold - Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen
Silver - Tate St Ives, St Ives 
Bronze - Heartlands, Pool
Bronze - St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre, St Austell 

SMALL HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Francis Clark

Gold - Hell Bay Hotel, Bryher
Silver - The Alverton, Truro
Silver - Talland Bay Hotel, Looe

WILDLIFE FRIENDLY BUSINESS AWARD, in partnership with Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Sponsored by Handykam

Gold - Trenython Manor Hotel & Spa Resort, Par
Silver - Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre at Gwel an Mor, Portreath 
Bronze - Railholiday, St Germans 
Bronze - Wingz Bird & Animal Sanctuary, Par

PUB OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Scott Burridge Commercial

Gold - Pandora Inn, Mylor
Silver - The Cornish Arms, St Merryn  
Bronze - The New Inn, Tresco

TOURISM ACTIVITY, SPORT & EXPERIENCE OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Brewer and Bunney

Gold - Polkerris Beach, Polkerris 
Silver - Kingsurf, Mawgan Porth  
Silver - St Martin’s Dive School, St Martins 

FAMILY FUN DAY OUT AWARD
Sponsored by Resort South West

Gold - Eden Project, Bodelva
Silver - Heartlands, Pool 
Bronze - Cornwall's Crealy Great Adventure Park, Wadebridge

LARGE HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Hotel Perfect 

Gold - Headland Hotel, Newquay
Silver - Bedruthan Hotel & Spa, Mawgan Porth
Bronze - The Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth

HOLIDAY VILLAGE & RESORT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Stephens Scown solicitors

Gold - Gwel an Mor Resort, Portreath 
Silver - The Park Mawgan Porth, Mawgan Porth 
Bronze - The Valley, Carnon Downs

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AWARD
Sponsored by Henry Orchard and Sons

Gold - Little White Alice, Carnmenellis
Silver - Railholiday, St Germans
Bronze - Heartlands, Pool

RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Newquay Fruit Sales

Gold - The Herring, Mawgan Porth 
Silver - Outlaw’s, Rock 
Silver - Porthminster Beach Cafe, St Ives 

WINNER OF WINNERS
Sponsored by First Great Western

Geevor Tin Mine, Pendeen

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO TOURISM

RNLI and Surf Lifesaving Cornwall