Finalists revealed for the Tourism Awards for Excellence

31 finalists have been announced for the Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence, Worcestershire’s leading Awards for tourism businesses. This year, the Awards are being held in partnership with Visit Herefordshire for the first time, and 108 entries were received overall. 53 entries were received for Worcestershire in ten categories, which ranged from Best Visitor Attraction to Best Hotel.

Best Visitor Attraction

Malvern Hills Geo Park, Malvern

Go Ape, Kidderminster

Little Owl Farm, Stourport-on-Seven

Clives Fruit Farm, Upton-upon-Seven

Best Hotel

The Cotford, Malvern

Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, Worcester

The Broadway, Broadway

Best Guest Accommodation

The Talbot Newnham Bridge, Nr Tenbury Wells

The Dell House, Malvern

Green Farm B&B, Crowle Green Nr Worcester

Best Self Catering

Worcester City Centre Cottage, Worcester

Dell House, Malvern

Phepson Farm SC, Droitwich

Best Touring, Camping and Holiday Park

Canvas & Clover, Worcester

Rosebud Meadow Glamping, Welland

Shepherds Hut, Upton-Upon-Severn

Best Festivals & Events (Community)

Upton Blues Festival, Upton-Upon-Severn

Malvern Festival of Innovation, Malvern

Pershore Plum Festival, Pershore

Tenbury Mistletoe Festival, Tenbury Wells

Best Festivals & Events (Commercial)

Sunshine Festival, Upton Upon Severn

Royal Horticulture Society Malvern Spring Festival, Malvern

The Palace Theatre, Redditch

Best Conference Venue

Three Counties Showground, Malvern

Bank House Hotel, Bransford

Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, Worcester

Best Eating Out

The Cotford Hotel, Malvern

Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, Worcester

The Talbot Newnham Bridge, Nr Tenbury Wells

Best Food Producer

Croome Cuisine, Worcester

Clives Fruit Farm, Upton-Upon-Severn


The Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence celebrate the fantastic tourism businesses in the county; from family run hotels to fine dining restaurants, local food producers and unique visitor attractions. The Winner, Highly Commended and Commended from each category and county will be revealed at a grand Awards ceremony at Eastnor Castle on Tuesday 20 September to which all finalists will be invited.

Winners of the 2015 Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence


Pictured: Worcestershire LEP Chief Executive, Gary Woodman, joins winners of the Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence 2015 winners.