The Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence 2017 officially launched on Monday 5 June. This year there are 11 categories to enter:

• Best Visitor Attraction
• Best Hotel
• Best Guest Accommodation
• Best Self Catering
• Best Touring, Camping and Holiday Park
• Best Festivals & Events (Community)
• Best Festivals & Events (Commercial)
• Best Conference Venue
• Best Eating Out
• Best Food Producer
• Best Drinks Producer

We are searching for the best tourism businesses in the county, and to celebrate what makes Worcestershire such a wonderful destination for visitors.

Entries closed Friday 7 July at 4pm – winners will be announced shortly!

The Awards Ceremony will take place Tuesday 19 September at Malvern Theatre.

Overall Awards Sponsor

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership are proud to sponsor the Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence

Best Hotel Award

 Sponsored by Events With The Edge

Winner: Brockencote Hall Hotel

Highly Commended: Bank House Hotel Spa & Golf

Commended: The Malvern Spa

Best Guest Accommodation

Sponsored by Rural Concierge

Winner: Eckington Manor

Highly Commended: The Dell House

Commended: The Cardinal’s Hat

Best Self Catering Award

Sponsored by AA Quality Assessment Scheme

Winner: Hop Pickers Rural Retreats

Highly Commended: The Durrance

Commended: Belford Cottage

Best Conference Venue

 Sponsored by Worcestershire Business Central

Winner: Stanbrook Abbey Hotel

Highly Commended: Eckington Manor

Commended: Bank House Hotel, Spa & Golf

Best Eating Out

Sponsored by Hale Events

Winner: The Cotford Hotel

Highly Commended: Feli’s Bar & Restaurant

Commended: Eckington Manor

Best Food Producer

Sponsored by mfg Solicitors

Winner: Churchfields Farmhouse Ice Cream

Highly Commended: Croome Cuisine

Highly Commended: Clive’s Fruit Farm

Best Drink Producer

Sponsored by Worcestershire Ambassadors

Winner: Oldfields Cider

Highly Commended: Pershore College

Highly Commended: Clive’s Fruit Farm

Best Touring, Camping & Holiday Park

Sponsored by Olpro

Winner: Canvas & Clover

Highly Commended: Rosebud Meadow

Highly Commended: Hopleys Family Camping

Best Festival & Events (Community)

Sponsored by JN IT Consultancy Limited

Winner: Droitwich Spa Food & Drink Festival

Highly Commended: Worcester Music Festival

Commended: Broadway Arts Festival

Best Festival & Events (Commercial)

Sponsored by SimpliWiFi

Winner: RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Highly Commended: Upton Blues Festival

Commended: Worcester Beer Festival

Best Visitor Attraction

Sponsored by Glide Media

Winner: Severn Valley Railway

Highly Commended: Bodenham Arboretum

Commended: The Malvern Spa

You may be interested to discover who the winners are for the Visit Herefordshire Awards for Excellence.

Click here to see the results.