Tuesday 13 December 2011
Several tourism businesses in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty have won awards in this year's Beautiful South Awards for Excellence, organised by Tourism South East and held on 1st December.
Pendley Manor near Tring won Highly Commended in the Large Hotel of the Year category.
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in Great Missenden, Bucks, won Highly Commended in the Sustainable Tourism category, in recognition of the efforts they are making to operate in an eco-friendly way.
A wine shop and deli in Wendover, No. 2 Pound Street, did particularly well, receiving two awards on the night. They won a Silver in the Flavour of the South East category and a Highly Commended for Customer Service. The shop sells wines, British cheeses, meats, local honey, chutney, marmalade and lots more.
Finally, Lola Andrews, who works at Mapledurham House on the banks of the Thames near Reading was recognised for her Outstanding Customer Service with a Gold award.