AWARDS

South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2016/17 – GOLD

Well if we were completely overwhelmed to be finalists at the Devon Tourism Awards, imagine how we felt to be awarded GOLD in the Artistic, Cultural and Learning Category at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards, held in Bristol in February 2017. We were nestled next to some of the best known names in the South West, I cannot express how proud we feel to have gained this award.  Read more about The South West Tourism Excellence Awards.

Visit Devon Tourism Awards 2016 – GOLD AWARD

We were completely overwhelmed to be awarded GOLD at the November 2016 Devon Tourism Awards held at Exeter University great Hall and presented by local Olympic Gold Medalist Jo Pavey, in the Artistic, Cultural and Learning Category, quite an honour alongside so many prestigious and high profile Devon businesses. Read more about Devon Tourism Awards.

Green Tourism Business Scheme – GOLD AWARD (awarded in 2006 and achieved in every year since)

Green Tourism is considered one of the most rigorous certification programmes of its kind. It is the only one independently validated by the International Centre for Responsible Tourism (ICRT) on behalf of VisitEngland, VisitWales and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, and is endorsed by VisitScotland and Failte Ireland. Read more about GTBS

Tripadvisor Green Leaders – PLATINUM AWARD

GreenLeader hotels and B&Bs must apply to the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Programme. If accepted, GreenLeaders achieve one of four statuses: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. The higher the status, the greater the impact of a property’s green practices.

Want to learn more about the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Programme? Visit Tripadvisor

AA Star Rating – FOUR STARS

Hotels or guest accommodation assessed by the AA are rated under a set of common quality standards agreed by the AA and the UK tourist authorities (VisitBritain, VisitScotland and VisitWales).

The common standards make types of accommodation easy to understand and give you confidence that establishments can meet the standards you require.

Star ratings, from one to five, show the standard of quality for hotels, guest accommodation and self catering. The following brief summary gives the main standards within their ratings.

Find out more about the AA Star rating system here.