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Just Beverley Finalists in Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards!

Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) has announced the shortlist for the seventh annual Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards (REYTAs), and we're thrilled that there's an appearance from the Just Beverley magazine and website.

The hotly-anticipated list features some of Hull and East Yorkshire’s finest attractions, restaurants, cafes, pubs, hotels, accommodation providers and tourism experiences, many of which are in Beverley.

The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony at The Spa, Bridlington, on March 17th.

Regarded as the tourism “Oscars”, the REYTAs honour the brightest and best in this region's tourism industry and celebrate the enormous achievements of businesses across Hull and East Yorkshire. 

Tourism is a vital part of this area's economy, contributing £771 million annually. The REYTAs help to support the industry by raising awareness of the superb quality on offer to visitors.

The 13 categories include Remarkable Large and Small Tourism Event, Remarkable Cuppa and Remarkable Taste of East Yorkshire, with Just Beverley shortlisted in the Remarkable Newcomer category.

Andy Gray, tourism manager of Visit Hull and East Yorkshire, said: “Once again we have been staggered by the number and quality of entries and the level of support we receive from local businesses in terms of sponsorship, which allows us to organise this prestigious event.

“We have been particularly pleased by the number of first-time entries and the response to the new categories we have introduced,” he said. These included the Remarkable Newcomer Award and the Remarkable Taste of East Yorkshire.

VHEY also reinstated a category for the best holiday park or caravan park in Hull and East Yorkshire; the result being a record number of entries. A total of six have been shortlisted through to the finals.

“The value of tourism to Hull and East Yorkshire continues to rise year on year and the quality of the visitor experience, including accommodation, is what makes us so successful,” said Gray.

The full list of finalists for the 2016 REYTAs are:

Remarkable Bed & Breakfast

The Toll Cottage, Cottingham
Wolds Village, Bainton
Dunedin Country House, Patrington
The Wold Cottage, Wold Newton
Trinity Guest House, Beverley
Highfield Farm Bed & Breakfast, Southburn, near Driffield

Remarkable Conference & Meeting Venue

Mercure Grange Park Hotel, Willerby
Village Hotel, Hull
Hallmark Hotel, North Ferriby
University of Hull
The Spa, Bridlington
Tiger Events/KC Stadium, Hull

Remarkable Cuppa

Drewton’s Cafe, South Cave
T C Patisserie, Beverley
Wolds Village, Bainton
Vanessa Deli & Cafe, Beverley
Folly Lake Cafe, Walkington
Lempicka Cafe and Bistro, Beverley

Remarkable Holiday Park/Holiday Village

Thorpe Hall Caravan & Camping Site, Rudston
Burton Constable Holiday Park & Arboretum, Sproatley
Blue Rose Country Caravan Park, Brantingham
Sand le Mere Holiday Village, Tunstall
Far Grange Park & Golf Club, Skipsea
Raywell Hall Country Lodge Park, Raywell, near Cottingham

Remarkable Hotel Accommodation

Village Hotel, Hull
Mercure Grange Park, Willerby
Hallmark Hotel, North Ferriby
Beverley Tickten Grange
Mercure Royal Hotel, Hull

Remarkable Large Tourism Event (over 20,000 visitors a year)

Veterans Weekend, Hull
Beverley Food Festival
Driffield Show

Remarkable Newcomer

Just Beverley magazine and website
Platform Festival, Pocklington
Cocoa Chocolatier & Patisserie, Hull
Field & Forage, Thornholme, near Driffield
Boxtree House Boutique B&B, North Newbald
Go Dutch Pancake House, Hull

Remarkable Restaurant

Millhouse, Skidby
The Star, Sancton
Hide Restaurant, Beverley Tickton Grange
1884 Wine & Tapas, Hull

Remarkable Self Catering

Wolds Edge, Bishop Wilton
High Barn Cottages, Bempton
Field House Farm Cottages, Sewerby
Broadgate Farm Cottages, Walkington
Nordham Cottages, North Cave
Estate Escapes, Hotham
Choose Amuse, Walkington

Remarkable Small Tourism Event (under 20,000 visitors a year)

Heads Up Festival, Hull
Hull Trinity Festival
Christmas Festival of Food & Drink, Beverley
Bridlington Northern Soul Weekender
Ladies Day, Beverley Racecourse
Great Bridlington Seafood Festival

Remarkable Taste of East Yorkshire

Drewton’s Farm Shop, South Cave
Vanessa Delicatessen & Cafe, Beverley
Great Newsome Brewery, South Frodingham
The Yorkshire Wagyu Company, Tibthorpe
Colemans Cider Company, Kilham
Side Oven Bakery, Foston on the Wolds

Remarkable Visitor Attraction/Experience

Yorkshire Coast Nature (various locations)
Hull Land Train
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Living Seas Centre, South Landing, Flamborough
Golf Coast Passport, Bridlington
The Yorkshire Belle, Bridlington
Hull Truck Theatre

Remarkable Pub

The Butcher’s Dog, Driffield
The Minerva, Hull
Wm Hawkes, Hull
The Old Star, Kilham
The Black Horse, Little Weighton
The Duke of Cumberland, Cottingham


The REYTAs have been generously supported by some of Hull and East Yorkshire’s leading organisations, who have committed to be major sponsors of the awards, including: The Deep, Classlane Media, St Stephen’s, Strawberry, Lloyd Dowson Chartered Accountants, the East Yorkshire Local Food Network,  Hull Daily Mail, the Local Enterprise Partnership, East Yorkshire Events, Guestlink Tourism Solutions, Bridlington Spa and Yorkshire Regional Newspapers.

Tickets for the awards evening are available, individually or tables of ten, at £49+ VAT per head. A downloadable order form is available on the VHEY website. 
 

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