All entries must be submitted via the online portal, entry forms will not be accepted via email or any other format.

Click here to create your account so that you can complete and submit your online entry; you can save and print off partially completed forms to review at any time prior to submitting the final version. 

If you prefer to look at a sample entry form before you start your online application use the links below. Please note these are sample forms for guidance only, to submit your entry, please click here.

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

Wedding Venue of the Year 

 

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