2022 Finalists

Lancashire Tourism Awards 2022


Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award *
Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages & Lakeside Hub, Hambleton
The Estuary Riverside Chalets, Hambleton
Fleetwood Beach Wheelchairs
Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven

Business Events Venue of the Year *
Crow Wood Hotel & Spa Resort, Burnley
Ewood Experience, Blackburn
Merlin Events, Blackpool
The Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth
Winter Gardens Blackpool

Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year *
Hedgerow Luxury Glamping, Newsholme
Newton Hall Holiday Park, Blackpool
Ribble Valley Retreat, Langho
The Secret Garden Glamping, Skelmersdale
Stanley Villa Farm Fishing & Camping, Greenhalgh

Cultural Venue/Organisation Award
Lancaster Grand Theatre
Samlesbury Hall
Winter Gardens Blackpool

Dog Friendly Business of the Year
Bella Vista Lodge, Blackpool
The Golden Ball of Longton
HAPPA, Shores Hey Farm, Briercliffe
The Lawrence Hotel, Padiham
Mowbreck Holiday Park, Wesham

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award *
Hedgerow Luxury Glamping, Newsholme
Laythams Holiday Lets Retreat, Slaidburn
The Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth

Experience of the Year *
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Blackpool Pleasure Beach ‘Walk The…’ Experiences
Countryside & Culinary Breaks at Dale House Barn, Slaidburn
Goosnargh Gin School Experience Days
Inch Perfect Trials Experience Day, Whitewell

Hospitality and Tourism Student of the Year
Steven Cartmell, BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Travel & Tourism at Blackpool Sixth Form College.
Sophie Lancaster, NCFE Extended Diploma Travel & Tourism at Runshaw College
Charlie Nicholls, C&G L3 Diploma in Professional Cookery at Blackpool and the Fylde College
David Wetherill, Chef Diploma at Runshaw College

Hotel Wedding Venue of the Year
Crow Wood Hotel & Spa Resort, Burnley
Mitton Hall, Mitton
Mytton Fold Hotel, Langho
Stanley House Hotel & Spa, Mellor

Lancashire Perfect Stay – Small Serviced Accommodation *
3 Millstones Inn, West Bradford
Dale House Barn and B&B, Slaidburn
Fence Gate Lodge, Fence
The Lawrence Hotel, Padiham
The Royal at Heysham

Large Event of the Year Award
British Textile Biennial, East Lancashire
hristmas by the Sea, Blackpool
Highest Point Festival, Lancaster
Santa Specials at East Lancashire Railway

Large Hotel of the Year *
Crow Wood Hotel & Spa Resort, Burnley
Foxfields Country Hotel, Whalley
Hampton by Hilton Blackpool
Mytton Fold Hotel, Langho

New Tourism Business of the Year *
The Estuary Riverside Chalets, Hambleton
Ribble Valley Retreat, Langho

Pub of the Year *
PLAU, Preston
Shireburn Arms, Hurst Green
White Bull Oswaldtwistle

Resilience and Innovation Award *
The Secret Garden Glamping, Skelmersdale
The Whitehall Hotel & Distillery, Darwen
Winter Gardens Blackpool

Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year *
Brickhouse Holiday Cottages, Hambleton
Laythams Holiday Lets Retreat, Slaidburn
Oakdean Cottages, Langho

Small Event of the Year Award
British Country Music Festival, Blackpool
Chorley Flower Show
Dino Fest, Lancaster
Pumpkin Festival at Ridgeway Farm, Blackpool
Thornton Hall Christmas Adventure, Thornton-in-Craven

Taste Lancashire Award *
263 Restaurant, Preston
The Coach and Horses, Bolton-by-Bowland
La Locanda, Gisburn

Taste Lancashire Producer Award
Brindle Distillery, Chorley
Goosnargh Gin
Lancaster Brewery Spirits Company
Morecambe Bay Chowder

Unsung Hero Award
Jenna Bullows, Assistant Manager, The Whitehall Hotel and Distillery
Sharon Jones, Hall Director, Samlesbury Hall
Jeremy Rowlands, Owner, PLAU
To find out more about this year’s unsung hero finalists – click here

Visitor Attraction of the Year *
The Blackpool Tower
The Flower Bowl Entertainment Centre, Brock
Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven

Wedding Venue of the Year
The Mount Pavilion, Fleetwood
The Out Barn, Waddington
Samlesbury Hall
The Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth

* The winners of these categories will have the opportunity to represent Lancashire in the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2023 competition – subject to meeting criteria.


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Marketing Lancashire and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have today (Thursday 12 January) announced the shortlist for the brand new Hospitality and Tourism Student of the Year award which will form part of the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2022 to be held on February 7 2023. Four students from three of Lancashire’s leading colleges will be judged for the award. It has been designed… read more

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