Tuesday 14 November 2023

A Beverley business is celebrating success in this year’s Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards (REYTAs).

Broadgate Farm Cottages, Beverley won the Remarkable Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year Award at a glittering ceremony at the Doubletree by Hilton in Hull. Judges said the property, set on the edge of the Westwood, “has a cosy feel and is beautifully furnished. The owner and her staff will do their upmost to cater to any special requirements you may have to make your stay memorable….”

A total of 65 finalists were in the running for the awards, launched 13 years ago, which recognise the best individuals, attractions and hospitality businesses in the area’s tourism industry. One of the biggest successes on the night was Laurel Vines, of Aike, Driffield, which picked up two awards: the Remarkable Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award and Remarkable Local Producer of the Year.

Hull Truck Theatre took home the Remarkable Accessible & Inclusive Award, with judges commending the staff’s commitment to “ensuring the venue is for every person – no matter what the accessibility needs may be”.

Other winners included: Williams Den, North Cave – Remarkable Visitor Attraction of the Year; Trinity Room, Hull – Remarkable New Tourism Business of the Year (Highly Commended – Dumble Farm, Beverley); Drewton’s Farm Shop, North Cave – Remarkable Cuppa Award; Wolds Village, Bainton – Remarkable B&B and Guesthouse of the Year; Bridlington Spa, Bridlington – Remarkable Business Events Venue; Atom Bar Hull, Hull – Remarkable Pub of the Year; Malcolm Hodgson (Yorkshire Wolds Way Officer) – Remarkable East Yorkshire Passion.

The REYTAs are aligned to the Visit England awards, giving winners the chance of national honours.