Eligible winners from the categories below with VE in brackets will be 'fast-tracked' into corresponding categories of the South West Tourism Excellence Awards and from these may be selected to represent the area in the national VisitEngland Awards.

 

Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Award (VE), sponsored by Visit South Somerset 

Age Friendly Tourism Business of the Year, sponsored by Age UK Somerset

B&B and Guest House of the Year (VE)

Business Events Venue of the Year

Café/Tearoom of the Year (VE)

Camping & Caravanning Park of the Year (VE), sponsored by Vickery Holman 

Casual Dining Award (VE)

Dog Friendly Business of the Year, sponsored by VisitWest 

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award (VE), sponsored by Clarks Village

Experience of the Year (Active or Learning) (VE)

Glamping Business of the Year (VE) 

Holiday Park of the Year (VE), sponsored by Vickery Holman

Large Hotel of the Year (VE), sponsored by Hotel Perfect 

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year (VE), sponsored by Lovetovisit.com

New Tourism Business Award (VE), sponsored by Mendip District Council 

Pub of the Year (VE) 

Resilliance and Innovation Award (VE), sponsored by VisitSomerset

Restaurant of the Year (VE), sponsored by VisitExmoor 

Self Catering Accommodation of the Year (VE) 

Small Hotel of the Year (VE), sponsored by Clockwork Marketing 

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year (VE) 

Spa and Wellbeing Experience of the Year (VE) 

Tourism Event/Festival of the Year 

Unsung Hero Award (VE), sponsored by Weston College

Visitor Information Service of the Year, sponsored by Pure Comms

Wedding Venue of the Year 

 

All of the sample forms are for guidance only as all entries must be submitted via the online portal.