2017 Winners

Small Visitor Attraction Award*
Carnforth Station Heritage Centre
HAPPA, Shores Hey Farm, Burnley – WINNER
Inside Spa, Nelson
Mrs Dowsons Farm, Blackburn
Thornton Hall Country Park
The Woodland Spa, Burnley

Large Visitor Attraction Award*
Blackpool Zoo
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston
East Lancashire Railway
Farmer Ted’s Adventure Park, Ormskirk
Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool
Viva Blackpool – WINNER

Dog Friendly Award*
The Aspinall Arms, Mitton
Park Leisure Ribble Valley
Pendle Inn, Barley 
The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley – WINNER

Retail Experience Award
Freeport Fleetwood
Leyland Market
Whalley Warm & Dry – WINNER

Large Hotel Award*
Barton Grange Hotel, Preston 
Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel, Preston
The Elgin Hotel, Blackpool
Lancaster House
The Midland, Morecambe – WINNER
The Spa Hotel, Ribby Hall Village, Wrea Green

Business Tourism Provider Award*
Barton Grange Hotel, Preston 
Best Western Plus Samlesbury Hotel, Preston
Lancaster House
Winter Gardens BlackpoolWINNER

Small Tourism Event Award 
Burnley Canal Festival
Canal Fest at Botany Bay, Chorley 
Chorley Flower Show
Cloudspotting, Slaidburn – WINNER
Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival, Colne
Lytham Hall Open Air Theatre

Large Tourism Event Award
The Hobbit, The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster
Lancashire Encounter, Preston
LightPool Festival, Blackpool – WINNER
Light Up Lancaster
Lytham 1940s Wartime Weekend
The National Festival of Making, Blackburn
Vintage by the Sea, Morecambe

Lancashire Café/Tearoom Award
Alices Tearoom, Lytham St Annes
Countrystyle Kitchen, Lancaster
The Dearden Tea Rooms, Haslingden
The Mill, St Catherine’s Park, Preston
Potters Barn, Ribchester – WINNER
The Village Tearoom at Wheelton

Self-Catering Holiday Award*
Box Tree Farm Glamping, Kirkby Lonsdale
Breck Apartments, Poulton-le-Fylde
Moss Wood Caravan Park, Cockerham
Newton Hall Holiday Park, Blackpool – WINNER
Pine Lake by Diamond Resorts, Carnforth
Queens Mansions, Blackpool
Sunset Park Holiday Village, Poulton-le-Fylde

Visitor Experience Award
Blackpool Ghost Walks
Dining with Distinction at East Lancashire Railway
Farmaggedon, Ormskirk
Go Ape Rivington
Inch Perfect Trials, Whitewell – WINNER
The Woodland Spa, Burnley 

New Business Award
Ascent Trampoline Park, Blackpool – WINNER
Clip ‘n Climb Preston
Crafty Events, Leyland
Holmes Mill, Clitheroe
Moor Hall Restaurant with Rooms, Aughton
The Oxfordshire Hotel, Blackpool
The Rookery Roughlee

Wedding Venue Award 
Avenham and Miller Parks, Preston 
Beeston Manor, Hoghton 
Browsholme Hall and Tithe Barn, Clitheroe – WINNER
Farington Lodge Hotel, Leyland
The Midland, Morecambe
Ribby Hall Village, Wrea Green
The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley  

Taste Lancashire Award*
The Bay Horse Inn, Lancaster
Bertram’s Restaurant, Burnley – WINNER
Hipping Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale 
The Midland, Morecambe 
Olive Tree Brasserie, Preston
Twelve Restaurant & Lounge Bar, Thornton-Cleveleys
The Villa Wrea Green

Lancashire Pub/Inn Award*

The Bay Horse Inn, Lancaster
The Cartford Inn, Little Eccleston – WINNER
The Clog and Billycock, Pleasington
Eagle and Child, Ramsbottom 
Freemasons at Wiswell
The Millstone at Mellor
The Spread Eagle Inn, Sawley

Lancashire Producers & Makers Award
Brindle Distillery, Chorley 
Choc Amor, Mawdesley
Dewlay Cheesemakers, Garstang – WINNER

Sustainable Tourism Award*
Browsholme Hall, Clitheroe – WINNER
Lancaster House
Moss Wood Caravan Park, Cockerham

Inclusive Tourism Award*
Browsholme Hall, Clitheroe – WINNER 
The Dearden Tea Rooms, Haslingden 
The Mill, St Catherine’s Park, Preston 
Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool 

Culture & Heritage Award
Clitheroe Concerts Society
In-Situ, Brierfield
Lancashire Theatre Workshop/Ribcaged Productions, Clitheroe
Lytham St Annes Spitfire Ground Display Team
Winter Gardens BlackpoolWINNER

Guest Accommodation Award* 
Crow Wood, Burnley – WINNER
The Red Pump Inn, Clitheroe 

Small Hotel Award*
Farington Lodge Hotel, Leyland
Kings Hotel, Blackpool
The Villa Wrea Green – WINNER

*winners of these categories will have the opportunity to represent Lancashire in the 2018 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence

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