Sample Entry Forms

All entries must be submitted via the online portal before the closing date, entry forms will not be accepted via email or any other format.

Click here to create your account so that you can complete and submit your online entry; you can save and print off partially completed forms to review at any time prior to submitting the final version. 

Please note these are sample forms for guidance only.

Eligible winners from the categories below marked (VE) will be 'fast-tracked' into corresponding categories of the South West Tourism Excellence Awards and from these may be selected to represent the area in the national VisitEngland Awards.


Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award (VE) 

B&B and Guest House of the Year (VE), sponsored by Wildanet

Business Events Venue of the Year (VE)

Café/Tearoom of the Year (VE)

Camping & Caravanning Park of the Year (VE), sponsored by Booking.Com

Casual Dining Award (VE)

Dog Friendly Business of the Year 

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award (VE), sponsored by CATA

Experience of the Year (Active or Learning) (VE), sponsored by AGI

Glamping Business of the Year (VE),sponsored by Anytime Booking

Holiday Park of the Year (VE), sponsored by Tozers

Large Hotel of the Year (VE), sponsored by Guestline

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year (VE)

New Tourism Business Award (VE), sponsored by Saffron Academy

Pub of the Year (VE)

Restaurant of the Year (VE), sponsored by Camel Valley 

Self Catering Accommodation of the Year (VE) 

Small Hotel of the Year (VE) sponsored by pkf Francis Clark

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year (VE), sponsored by Tregoad Holiday Park

Spa and Wellbeing Experience of the Year (VE), sponsored by Made For Life Organics

Tourism Event/Festival of the Year, sponsored by Devon Contract Waste 

Visitor Information Service of the Year

Unsung Hero Award (VE), sponsored by Cornwall Airport Newquay

Water Efficiency Award

Wedding Venue of the Year, sponsored by St Austell Printing Company

Wildlife Friendly Tourism Business Award - in association with Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Tevi


Sample forms are for guidance only, entries must be submitted via the online portal prior to the closing date. Please note the Water Efficiency Award will be judged regionally and presented at the South West Awards event in March 2024.