Blackburn Rovers were delighted to play their part at the Lancashire Tourism Awards.
Organised by Marketing Lancashire, the event took place at the stunning venue of Blackburn Cathedral on November 10th.
Award-winning journalist and broadcaster Bill Turnbull was guest presenter, entertaining the audience and guiding the event masterfully through eighteen awards, whilst guests enjoyed a superb three course Lancashire-inspired dinner catered by Café Northcote.
Blackburn Rovers - sponsored the Boutique Accommodation Award with Hipping Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale lifting the prize.
Ruth Connor, Chief Executive of Marketing Lancashire said: "The Lancashire Tourism Awards is all about Lancashire’s amazing tourism businesses, experiences and of course our people; it’s about celebrating and recognising the quality that we have in our tourism industry that attracts over 64million people to the county."
The Winners of the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2016
BEST HOTEL AWARD - sponsored by University of Central Lancashire
BOUTIQUE ACCOMMODATION AWARD - sponsored by Blackburn Rovers
Hipping Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale
SELF-CATERING HOLIDAY AWARD - sponsored by Quality in Tourism
Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages, Hambleton
SMALL VISITOR ATTRACTION AWARD - sponsored by Northern Print Distribution
Carnforth Station Heritage Centre
LARGE VISITOR ATTRACTION AWARD - sponsored by Brilliant Trees Media
The Blackpool Tower
VISITOR EXPERIENCE AWARD - sponsored by Links Signs and Graphics
St Annes Beach Huts, Lytham St Annes
TOURISM PUB AWARD - sponsored by Hospitality Industry Training
The Three Fishes, Whalley
TASTE LANCASHIRE AWARD - sponsored by Total Foodservice
La Locanda Ristorante Italiano, Gisburn
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AWARD
Browsholme Hall and The Tithe Barn, Clitheroe
ACCESS FOR ALL AWARD
Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool
CONFERENCE OR MEETING VENUE AWARD - sponsored by Blackburn College
Winter Gardens Blackpool
WEDDING VENUE AWARD
The Wellbeing Farm, Turton
SMALL TOURISM EVENT AWARD - sponsored by Lancashire Evening Post
Chorley Flower Show
LARGE TOURISM EVENT AWARD - sponsored University of Central Lancashire
Vintage by the Sea, Morecambe
CULTURAL VENUE OR ORGANISATION AWARD - sponsored by Mercer Print
Burnley Mechanics, Burnley
LANCASHIRE PRODUCERS & MAKERS AWARD - sponsored by Huddle Media
Bowland Brewery, Clitheroe
NEW BUSINESS AWARD - sponsored by Lancashire Business View
Lancaster Music CIC, Lancaster
Picture caption: Bill Turnbull (L) with the winners from Hipping Hall and Danny Davis, Blackburn Rovers Business Development Manager (R)