Posted: 04.11.2014

The new visitor centre has won the UK category of the British Guild of Travel Writers’ top annual tourism awards.


Each tourism project was nominated by a Guild member and selected via a secret ballot of the Guild’s 270 professional journalists, writers, editors, photographers, broadcasters and bloggers.

The new centre fought off stiff competition to take the top UK award, which was presented to Dr Richard Buckley from the University of Leicester at a glittering awards ceremony held at the Savoy Hotel, London.

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For 30 years, the Tourism Awards have been a way of celebrating the diversity and creativity of tourism projects around the world, as well as the contribution that these initiatives make to local economies.

Mary Moore Mason
Guild Chairman