Cornwall’s award winning businesses

Published: Friday 3rd Feb 2017

Written by: Catherine

Many of our friends have done extremely well at the annual South West Tourism Excellence Awards, which was held last night (2nd February 2017). Here are some of our highlights:

•    The Eden Project won Gold in the ‘Access and Inclusivity’ award.•    Newquay Activity Centre who Silver in the ‘Active and Sporting Experience’ award. •    Rick Stein's Cookery School won Silver in the ‘Artistic, Cultural & Learning Experience’ award.•    Looe Music Festival won Silver in the ‘Tourism Event & Festival of the Year’ award.

With over 465 people attending, it was the biggest ever regional gathering of South West tourism businesses, with 135 different awards presented following a rigorous judging process in which a record 605 entries were considered.

The full list of Finalists and Highly Commended entrants is shown below and can also be found at



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