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)

Business Events Venue of the Year (VE)

Café/Tearoom of the Year (VE)

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

Casual Dining Award (VE)

Dog Friendly Business of the Year, sponsored by Hoseasons

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award (VE), sponsored by South West Water

Experience of the Year (Active or Learning) (VE)

Glamping Business of the Year (VE)

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

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

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year (VE)

New Tourism Business Award (VE)

Pub of the Year (VE)

Resilliance and Innovation Award (VE)

Restaurant of the Year (VE)

Self Catering Accommodation of the Year (VE), sponsored by Touch Stay

Small Hotel of the Year (VE)

Small Visitor Attraction of the Year (VE)

Spa and Wellbeing Experience of the Year (VE)

Tourism Event/Festival of the Year

Visitor Information Service of the Year

Unsung Hero Award

Wedding Venue of the Year 

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


All of the sample forms are for guidance only as all entries must be submitted via the online portal.