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Rovers represented at Lancashire Tourism Awards

18 November 2016

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          
Northcote, Langho

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)

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