The full list of finalists in the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2013 revealed

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DOZENS of tourism businesses are off to the Rheged Centre at Penrith in June to find out if they've won one of the county's leading tourism titles.

The finalists of the Cumbria Tourism Awards have been revealed with the winners revealed on June 11.

This year there's also a new category – Best Tourism Pub.

Ian Stephens, of Cumbria Tourism, said: “This is our chance to reward the best of the best and show our appreciation. It is important for our tourism businesses to enter and to be recognised by their peers.

"Indeed many winners at the Cumbria Tourism Awards go on to win at the national Enjoy England Awards, held by VisitEngland, which judges the best in the country."

Cumbria Tourism Awards 2013 – Finalists

Guest Accommodation of the Year
 

Augill Castle – Nr Kirby Stephen
Windermere Suites - Windermere
Littlebeck Warren - Distington      

Large Hotel

The Castle Green Hotel - Kendal
Trout Hotel - Cockermouth
Inn on the Lake - Glenridding

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year
                                                                      
Grizedale Forest - Hawkshead
World of Beatrix Potter – Bowness-on-Windermere
Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery - Carlisle
Walby Farm Park – Nr Carlisle
           
Self-Catering Holiday of the Year
 

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Mill House Cottages – Kirkby Lonsdale
Monkhouse Hill – Nr Caldbeck
Hall Hills – Raughton Head, Nr Carlisle
                                                                       
The Sheila Hensman Award for Outstanding Customer Service

Tom Hart - Irton Hall, Holmrook
Darren Love - Inn on the Lake, Glenridding      
Fiona Poole - Upper Eden Visitor Centre, Kirkby Stephen                                                                 

Small Hotel of the Year
 

Appleby Manor Country House Hotel - Appleby
Rothay Garden Hotel - Grasmere
Cedar Manor Hotel & Restaurant - Windermere
                                                                       
Tourism Event of the Year          

Keswick Mountain Festival
Kendal Mountain Festival
Taste Cumbria Food and Drink Festival
                                                                       
Sustainable Tourism Award
 

Newlands Adventure Centre - Newlands
Grizedale Forest - Hawkshead
Woolpack Inn - Boot

Small Visitor Attraction    

Wordsworth House & Garden - Cockermouth
Levens Hall - Kendal
Treetop Trek Ltd Brockhole                                                            

Taste Cumbria Award
 

Drunken Duck Inn - Barngates
The Cottage in the Wood - Whinlatter
George & Dragon - Clifton
           
Tourism Pub of the Year
 

The Butchers Arms – Crosby Ravensworth
Kirkstile Inn - Loweswater
Watermill Inn & Brewery - Ings
                                                           
Tourism Experience Award
 

Ullswater Steamers - Glenridding
Mountain Goat - Windermere
The Old Laundry Theatre - Bowness

Holiday Park of the Year will be announced on the night.

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8:28am Mon 29 Apr 13

johnwalker1000 says...

These awards are not "the best of the best" but are actually "the best of Cumbria Tourism members", something very different.
These awards are not "the best of the best" but are actually "the best of Cumbria Tourism members", something very different. johnwalker1000
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