Skip to Content

South West England Tourism Awards Now Open for Entry.

17th April 2024

Exciting News! The Tourism Awards in South West England are now open for entry.

The awards are free to enter and are a great opportunity for businesses to make new connections, boost staff morale and recruit new staff. In an exciting development for the 2024/25 Awards the Bristol, Bath and Somerset scheme has been expanded and now also includes businesses based in Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

All businesses are highly encouraged to enter for as many different awards as they feel they are eligible for, encouraging a thriving environment for smaller and larger businesses to do some essential networking, allowing them to share and receive feedback to help their businesses grow.

There are awards for:

  • Accommodation
  • Food and drink
  • Wedding and business venues
  • Unsung heroes
  • Dog friendly
  • New business
  • Accessibility
  • Sustainability

At this years South West Awards there will also be events, experiences, visitor information, attractions and new for this year is an International Tourism Award.  

For business is in Bristol, Bath and Somerset (incorporating Wilts & Glos); Click here to apply.

There are a number of awards to be won throughout the country which give successful businesses within their region the spotlight and award them In fields of expertise such as an Age Friendly Category in Bristol, Bath and Somerset, a Future of Hospitality Award in Dorset and in Cornwall a Wildlife Friendly Award.

A series of online workshops are being held to help businesses produce their best entry and can be booked here

Different schemes run in the region and entrants should select the one where their business, event or experience is located:

With Wiltshire and Gloucestershire businesses now being included within the Bristol, Bath and Somerset scheme, the South West Regional programme is being discontinued.  This means that for relevant categories the winners from each of the above county schemes could feed directly into the VisitEngland awards, thereby streamlining the process for national recognition.

Entries must be submitted online by Sunday 23rd June, please visit the website for your County scheme from the list above or contact us with any queries.

Sign up to our newsletter

Sign up to our monthly newsletter to keep up to date with business in North Somerset