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 has now passed, but there is still time to enter the Customer Service Award.  

The Awards Ceremony will be held on November 6 at The Headland Hotel, Newquay.

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