VisitEngland Awards For Excellence Worcestershire Winners

Congratulations to Eckington Manor and Brockencote Hall Hotel for making it through to the VisitEngland Awards For Excellence finals.

Eckington Manor won Silver for the Best B&B category and Bronze for Taste of England award whereby Brockencote Hall Hotel was awarded Highly Commended in the Small Hotel of the Year category for the second year running.

This is a fantastic achievement for both businesses.

The 2014 Visit Worcestershire Awards For Excellence will be held on the 23rd October at the Mercure Kidderminster.  The awards will open for entries on Monday 4th August 2014.  Forms will be available on this page.

2013 Visit Worcestershire Awards For Excellence

Tourism businesses across Worcestershire were celebrating on Thursday 24th October 2013 as the winners for the Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence were announced at Destination Worcestershire’s Annual Tourism Conference held at Stanbrook Abbey in Callow End.

The finalists were judged on their ability to provide an exceptional tourism experiences, the quality of the accommodation, excellent customer service as well as outstanding endeavours to serve and promote locally sourced food and drink produce.


Overall Sponsor

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership

Overall Sponsor

Worcestershire County Council

Best Tourism Experience Award

Winner - Severn Valley Railway

Highly Commended - Worcester Cathedral

Commended - Avoncroft Museum & The Malvern

Best Hotel Award

Winner - Brockencote Hall Hotel

Highly Commended - Cottage in the Wood

Commended - The Malvern

Best Bed and Breakfast Award

Winner - Eckington Manor

Highly Commended - Evesham Lodge

Commended - Ashbury Bed & Breakfast

Best Self Catering Award

Winner - Holywell Suite

Highly Commended - Hop Pickers Barn

Commended - Rhydd Barn & Forest View Retreat

Best Sustainable Tourism Award

Winner - Broadway Manor Cottages

Highly Commended - Bewdley Tourist Information Centre

Commended - Menzies Birmingham Stourport Manor

Best Tastes of Worcestershire Award

Winner - Eckington Manor

Highly Commended - Top Barn Farm

Commended - Churchfields Farmhouse Ice Cream

Best Festivals and Events Award

Winner - Pershore Plum Festival

Highly Commended - Upton Festival of Blues

Commended - Malvern Festival of Innovation

Best Business Tourism Award

Winner - Top Barn Activity Centre

Highly Commended - Eckington Manor

Commended - The Wood Norton

Experience Sponsor


B&B Sponsor

Quality in Tourism

Hotel Sponsor

Sixways Events

Sustainable Tourism Sponsor

Modus Group

Tastes Sponsor

Worcester College of Technology

Business Tourism Sponsor

PSG Events