2015 Winners

B&B/Guest Accommodation Award*

The Bromley, Blackpool
The Kings, Blackpool
The Millstone at Mellor -WINNER
No 1 Crow Wood, Burnley

Holiday Park/ Holiday Village Award*

Bay View Holiday Park, Carnforth
Claylands Park, Garstang – WINNER
Sunset Park, Hambleton

Small Hotel Award*

Bartle Hall Hotel, Preston
The Shireburn Arms, Clitheroe
The Villa Country House Hotel, Wrea Green – WINNER

Large Hotel Award*

Barton Grange Hotel, Preston – WINNER
Best Western Mytton Fold Hotel and Golf Complex, Blackburn
The Dalmeny Resort Hotel, Lytham St Annes
Elgin Hotel, Blackpool
The Imperial Hotel, Blackpool
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel, West Lancashire
Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel, Preston
Wrightington Hotel & Country Club, West Lancashire

Self-Catering Holiday Award*

Breck Apartments, Poulton Le Fylde
Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages, Hambleton – WINNER
Queens Mansions, Burbage Holiday Lodge, Blackpool
Wolfen Mill Country Retreats, Chipping

Conference/Meeting Venue Award*

Barton Grange Hotel, Preston
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston
Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel, West Lancashire
West Lancashire Investment Centre, Skelmersdale
Winter Gardens Blackpool – WINNER

Wedding Venue Award

Bartle Hall Hotel, Preston
Barton Grange Hotel, Preston
Browsholme Hall and Tithe Barn, Clitheroe
The Gibbon Bridge Hotel, Preston
The Midland, Morecambe
Mitton Hall, Whalley
The Villa Country House Hotel, Wrea Green – WINNER
West Tower Exclusive Venue, Ormskirk

Taste Lancashire Award*

Aspect Bar and Bistro, Morecambe
The Bay Horse Inn, Lancaster
Bertram’s Restaurant, Burnley
The Fish House Fleetwood
La Locanda Ristorante Italiano, Gisburn – WINNER
The Midland, Morecambe
Twelve Restaurant and Lounge Bar, Thornton

Tourism Pub Award*

Assheton Arms, Clitheroe
The Cartford Inn, Little Eccleston – WINNER
Eagle and Child, Ramsbottom
The Sparrowhawk, Burnley

Retail Experience Award

Cedar Farm, Mawdesley
Freeport Fleetwood
Heskin Farmers Market & Craft Centre, Chorley
Oswaldtwistle Mills WINNER
Whalley Warm & Dry Ltd Outdoor Clothing & Footwear Specialist, Whalley

Tourism Event Award*

Blackpool Dance Festival
Chorley Flower Show
Countryside Comes to Town, Blackburn
The Dukes Park Show, Lancaster
Fleetwood Festival of Transport
Lancashire Science Festival, Preston
Lancaster Music Festival
The Lightpool Project, Blackpool
Light Up Lancaster
Lytham 1940s Wartime Festival 2015
Lytham Festival – WINNER
Tour of Britain Stage Two, Clitheroe to Colne

Small Visitor Attraction Award*

Browsholme Hall, Clitheroe
Carnforth Station Heritage Centre
The Grand Theatre, Blackpool
Leighton Hall, Carnforth
St Annes Beach Huts, Lytham St Annes – WINNER
The Woodland Spa, Burnley

Large Visitor Attraction Award*

Blackpool Zoo, Blackpool – WINNER
Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston
Farmer Ted’s Farm Park, Ormskirk
Oswaldtwistle Mills
Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool

Cultural Venue/Organisation Award

The Dukes, Lancaster
The Grand Theatre, Blackpool
Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
The Whitaker Museum + Art Gallery, Rossendale – WINNER
Winter Gardens Blackpool

Sustainable Tourism Award*

Best Western Mytton Fold Hotel and Golf Complex, Blackburn
Browsholme Hall, Clitheroe –  WINNER
Mrs Dowsons, Clayton-le-Dale

Access for All Award*

Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages, Hambleton – WINNER
Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool
Wheels for All, Lancashire

Luxury Experience Award

Breck Apartments, Poulton Le Fylde
Lady Teal, Burnley – WINNER
The Woodland Spa, Burnley

Visitor Experience Award*

Bay Cycle Way, Morecambe – WINNER
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Blackpool Resort Pass
Farmaggedon, Ormskirk
Footgolf at Best Western Mytton Fold Hotel and Golf Complex, Blackburn

Customer Service Award

Barton Grange Hotel, Preston – WINNER
Best Western Mytton Fold Hotel and Golf Complex, Blackburn
Go Ape Rivington
Lancaster and Morecambe Visitor Information Centres
Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool
VisitBlackpool Tourist Information Centre
Visit Garstang Centre

New Business Award

Aspinall Arms, Clitheroe
The Dearden Tea Rooms, Haslingden – WINNER
Guild Promotions, Preston
The Higher Buck, Clitheroe
The Hunters, Preston

Best for Groups Award

Clifton Park Hotel, Lytham St Annes
Impact Blackpool
Leighton Hall, Carnforth
Oswaldtwistle Mills – WINNER

Tourism Superstar 2015

John Gillmore, BBC Radio Lancashire Presenter ‘Gilly’ – WINNER
Joshua Walker, Fire Beater at Queen Street Mill, Burnley
Michael Williams, Managing Director of Winter Gardens, Blackpool

*Winners in these award categories had the opportunity to go forward to represent Lancashire at the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016.


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