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The winners 2017

Tourism businesses from across the North East were celebrated last night as the winners of the North East England Tourism Awards were announced at a ceremony held at The Boiler Shop in partnership with Crowne Plaza Newcastle in the Stephenson Quarter on Thursday 16 November 2017.

The full list of Gold winners:

  • Hotel of the Year – Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant
  • Boutique Guest Accommodation of the Year – Newton Hall
  • Bed and Breakfast of the Year – St Cuthbert's House
  • Self-Catering Holiday Provider of the Year – Brunton House and Cottages
  • Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year - Seafield Caravan Park
  • Small Visitor Attraction of the Year – South Tynedale Railway
  • Large Visitor Attraction of the Year – Beamish, The Living Museum of the North
  • Guided Tour of the Year - BBC Tours
  • Dog Friendly Business of the Year – South Tynedale Railway
  • Tourism Pub of the Year - The Apple Inn
  • Taste of England Award - Block and Bottle
  • Sustainable Tourism Award - Laverock Law Cottages
  • Inclusive Tourism Award – Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books
  • Business Tourism Award – Event Durham, Durham University
  • Visitor Information Provider of the Year – Durham Pointers

Full list of winners:

Hotel of the Year

  • Gold - Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant
  • Silver – Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter
  • Bronze - Seaham Hall
  • Highly commended - Hotel du Vin

Boutique Guest Accommodation of the Year

  • Gold - Newton Hall
  • Silver – The Percy Arms, Chatton
  • Bronze – The Joiners Arms
  • Highly commended - Barrasford Arms

Bed and Breakfast of the Year

  • Gold - St Cuthbert's House
  • Silver – Mill House B&B
  • Bronze – West Longridge Manor B&B
  • Highly commended - The Old Manse B&B

Self-Catering Holiday Provider of the Year

  • Gold - Brunton House and Cottages
  • Silver – Mains Cottages, Northumberland Self Catering Cottages Ltd
  • Bronze – Renner Farming - Bellshill Tower
  • Highly commended - West Wood Yurts

Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year

  • Gold - Seafield Caravan Park
  • Silver – Kielder Waterside
  • Bronze – Ord House Country Park

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

  • Gold - South Tynedale Railway
  • Silver – Hall Hill Farm
  • Bronze – Kirkley Hall
  • Highly commended - The Aln Valley Railway Trust
  • Highly commended - Bide-a-Wee Cottage Garden and Nursery
  • Highly commended - Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

  • Gold - Beamish, The Living Museum of the North
  • Silver – Kielder Water & Forest Park (KWFP)
  • Bronze – The Alnwick Garden

Guided Tour of the Year

  • Gold - BBC Tours
  • Silver – Wild Dog Outdoors
  • Bronze – Victoria Tunnel
  • Highly commended - Behind the Books @ the Lit & Phil

Dog Friendly Business of the Year

  • Gold - South Tynedale Railway
  • Silver – Mains Cottages, Northumberland Self Catering Cottages Ltd
  • Bronze – Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant

Tourism Pub of the Year

  • Gold - The Apple Inn
  • Silver – The Botanist
  • Bronze – Barrasford Arms

Taste of England Award

  • Gold - Block and Bottle
  • Silver – Blackfriars Restaurant Banquet Hall, Cookery School, Parlour Bar and Tasting Room
  • Bronze – The Potted Lobster
  • Highly commended - Barrasford Arms

Sustainable Tourism Award

  • Gold - Laverock Law Cottages
  • Silver – St Cuthbert's House

Inclusive Tourism Award

  • Gold - Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books
  • Silver – Sage Gateshead

Business Tourism Award

  • Gold - Event Durham, Durham University
  • Silver – Sage Gateshead
  • Bronze – Newcastle City Council, Hospitality Services
  • Highly commended - Seaham Hall

Visitor Information Provider of the Year

  • Gold - Durham Pointers
  • Bronze – South Tyneside Visitor Information Centre
  • Highly commended - Hartlepool Borough Council - Hartlepool Railway Station & Coast Project

Tourism Awards 2017 Sponsors: