Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 finalists announced

The finalists for the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 have been revealed, with winners in several categories going on to represent the county at the national finals.

The finalists in the 16 categories will now have face-to-face interviews with the Lancashire Tourism Awards expert judging panels on Monday 6 or Tuesday 7 December at Blackburn Rovers. The winners will be announced on Wednesday 2 February 2022, at a location soon to be announced.

Rachel McQueen, chief executive of Marketing Lancashire, said: "This year's finalists have all demonstrated their ability to overcome the challenges of operating through a pandemic, demonstrating a flexible and innovative approach to delivering quality visitor experiences, safely and responsibly.   

"As an industry that thrives on shared experiences, spectacular events, warm hospitality and welcome, we have faced the demands of the last two years in true Lancashire style; our tourism businesses took stock, rolled up their sleeves, and came up with new ways of making things work - which they delivered brilliantly.

"We should be so very proud of what has been achieved and the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021, will be the sector's opportunity to applaud those achievements together, at last."

THE FINALISTS

Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award *
Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages, Hambleton
Fleetwood Beach Wheelchairs
Mrs Dowsons Farm Park, Clayton-le-Dale

Camping, Glamping & Holiday Park of the Year *
Dearden Wood, Edenfield
Rossendale Holiday Cottages & Glamping
Stanley Villa Farm Fishing & Camping, Greenhalgh

Cultural Venue / Organisation of the Year
Browsholme Hall, Cow Ark
Culturapedia, Blackburn
Lowther Pavilion, Lytham St Annes
The Whitaker Museum + Art Gallery, Rawtenstall
Winter Gardens Blackpool

Dog Friendly Business of the Year
The Golden Ball of Longton
Mowbreck Holiday & Residential Park, Wesham

Ethical, Responsible & Sustainable Tourism Award *
The Bee Centre, Brindle
Lancaster House
Moss Wood Caravan Park, Cockerham
Sandcastle Waterpark Blackpool
The Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth

Experience of the Year *
The Bee Centre, Brindle
Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours
Go Ape! Rivington
Goosnargh Gin

Hotel Wedding Venue of the Year
Crow Wood Hotel & Spa Resort, Burnley
Foxfields Country Hotel, Whalley
Mytton Fold, Langho
Stanley House Hotel & Spa, Mellor

Lancashire Perfect Stay *
The Coach & Horses, Bolton-by-Bowland
3 Millstones Inn, West Bradford
Stanley House Hotel & Spa, Mellor


Large Hotel of the Year *
Clifton Arms Hotel, Lytham
Crow Wood Hotel & Spa Resort, Burnley
Lancaster House
Mytton Fold, Langho

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year *
Escape Entertainment Venue, Chorley
Viva Blackpool
Winter Gardens Blackpool

New Tourism Business Award *
Hampton by Hilton Blackburn
Orchard Glamping, Catterall
Ridgeway Farm Blackpool
The Secret Garden Glamping, Skelmersdale

Resilience and Innovation Award *
Briony Machin Studios, Mawdesley
Eagle and Child, Ramsbottom
Goosnargh Gin
Inch Perfect Trials, Whitewell
Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton-in-Craven
The Whitehall Hotel & Distillery, Darwen

Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year *
Laythams Holiday Lets Retreat, Slaidburn
Ream Hills Holiday Park, Weeton
Rossendale Holiday Cottages & Glamping
Windy Harbour Holiday Park, Thornton-Cleveleys

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year *
Cedar Farm, Mawdesley
HAPPA Shores Hey Farm, Burnley
Leighton Hall, Carnforth
Mrs Dowsons Farm Park, Clayton-le-Dale

Taste Lancashire Restaurant of the Year *
La Locanda, Gisburn
Moor Hall Restaurant with Rooms, Aughton
Wilfred's Restaurant & Bar, Burnley

Wedding Venue of the Year
Bashall Barn, Bashall Eaves
Browsholme Hall, Cow Ark
The Out Barn, Bashall Eaves
The Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth

*The winners in these categories, meeting the appropriate criteria, will have the opportunity to represent Lancashire at the national Visit England Awards for Excellence.

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