Three B&Bs have been named as finalists for the title B&B of the year in the VisitEngland awards for excellence 2018.
The three finalists are Alkham Court Farmhouse in Kent, South Lodge Boutique B&B in Buckinghamshire and The 25 Boutique B&B in Devon
VisitEngland Chief Executive Sally Balcombe said:
“These awards are a celebration of our thriving tourism industry. They highlight the people and the organisations that deliver amazing experiences for visitors, raising the profile of England as a world-class destination.
“The finalists have shown themselves to be of the highest calibre, using their talent and innovation to deliver excellence. The hundreds of applications this year reflect the quality products across our tourism landscape and I warmly congratulate all the finalists and wish them the very best of luck.”
This years’ competition was intense with up to three finalists selected in each category from hundreds of submissions. From accommodation businesses demonstrating unparalleled service to attractions providing unforgettable experiences, from outstanding food establishments to guided tour operators, applications reflected the sheer scale and range of England’s tourism industry. They included hotels, B&Bs, self-catering operators, restaurants, pubs, visitor attractions and business tourism venues.