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Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards 2022

30 March 2022

The winners of the Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards 2021/22 have been revealed.

The awards recognised excellence and outstanding achievement by local businesses and individuals working in Cheshire’s visitor economy.

More than 300 guests from across the leisure and hospitality industry gathered at Nunsmere Hall for the awards and to see who would be taking home the top prizes.

Winners in the 18 categories include Chester Zoo for Large Visitor Attraction of the Year and the new Resilience and Innovation Award, The Fishpool Inn for Pub of the Year and Restaurant 1539 in the Taste of Cheshire category.

The event, taking place in English Tourism Week, was hosted by composer, musical director and performer Matt Baker.

A charity prize draw on the night raised funds for the DEC Ukrainian Humanitarian Appeal.

A full list of winners is as follows: 

- Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award - Storyhouse

- Best Manager Award - Hannah Monteverde, Park Manager - BeWILDerwood Cheshire

- Best Tourism Marketing Project of the Year - Percy the Park Keeper: A year in Percy's Park - Tatton Park

- Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year - Pitch & Canvas

- Experience of the Year - The Spa at Carden

- Large Hotel of the Year - Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa

- Large Visitor Attraction of the Year - Chester Zoo

- Newcomer Award - Townhouse Hotel & Secret Garden

- New Tourism Business Award - BeWILDerwood Cheshire

- Pub of the Year - The Fishpool Inn

- Resilience and Innovation Award - Chester Zoo

- Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year - Cheshire Boutique Barns

- Small Serviced Accommodation Provider of the Year - The Pheasant Inn

- -Small Visitor Attraction of the Year - Escapism Chester

- Taste of Cheshire Award - Restaurant 1539

- Team of the Year - The Mere Golf Resort and Spa Team

- Unsung Hero Award - Aimee Glennon - The Garden House Marple Charity

- Wedding Venue of the Year - Nunsmere Hall Hotel

Highly commended:

- Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award - Guild of Chester Tour Guides, McArthurGlen Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

- Best Tourism Marketing Project of the Year - Post-lockdown recovery through social media growth - Carden Park Hotel

- Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year - Lakemere Touring & Holiday Park

- Large Hotel of the Year - Hotel Indigo Chester

- Resilience and Innovation Award - Tatton Park

- Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year - Sandstone Trail Cottages

- Team of the Year - Carden Park Hotel - The Spa at Carden Team

- Wedding Venue of the Year - Mottram Hall Champneys

Read more at: Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership