The Feathered Nest Country Inn has been named as a finalist in the Tourism Pub of the Year of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013.
As a finalist The Feathered Nest now goes forward to the glittering Awards Ceremony which is being held on 20 May 2013 at The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Old Trafford, Manchester.
The Feathered Nest will have to wait until then to find out which award they will receive. All finalists are guaranteed to receive either a Gold, Silver, Bronze or Highly Commended Award.
Commenting on the finalists James Berresford, VisitEngland’s Chief Executive said “I would like to congratulate all those nominated as VisitEngland Awards for Excellence finalists this year. We received 320 applications and the quality of submissions was higher than ever. It is therefore no small achievement for The Feathered Nest to become a finalist and justifiably take credit and pride in earning a coveted place in the top five in their category in England. I wish everyone all the best for the final in May”.
The Tourism Pub of the Year is being sponsored the British Beer & Pub Association.
British Beer & Pub Association is delighted to sponsor the Tourism Pub of the Year category for the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence this year. May we pass on our congratulations to The Feathered Nest Country Inn on becoming a finalist. We wish them every success at the Awards Ceremony on 20 May 2013.
Speaking on behalf of The Feathered Nest, Tony and Amanda Timmer said “We are delighted to hear that we have been shortlisted for such a prestigious award. With the ever more demanding visitors, the emphasis has to be based on service. It is paramount that we aim to surpass the customers expectations.”
The Feathered Nest Country Inn, Nether Westcote Oxfordshire OX7 6SD
www.thefeatherednestinn.co.uk 01993 833030
The Feathered Nest Country InnA country pub, restaurant and inn set in the picturesque village of Nether Westcote and nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds AONB with marvellous views over the Evenlode Valley.
Originally an old Malthouse, the updated and thoughtfully refurbished Feathered Nest offers a cosy, warm and welcoming atmosphere, and serves as a convenient base from which to explore the quaint and charming villages, local attractions and rural surroundings.
3 AA Rosette award-winning modern British dining in our pub, restaurant or patio areas, with four beautifully decorated bedrooms, why not linger longer and visit this beautiful part of England. Be enchanted by the sights and sounds of this glorious countryside and feel the warmth of our hospitality.
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About the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013
The VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013 celebrate the best of English tourism. They promote healthy industry competition and high standards, helping to ensure England’s place as a world-class destination. www.visitenglandawards.org.
The 17 categories for the 2013 awards include: Access for all Tourism Award, Bed & Breakfast / Guest Accommodation of the Year, Best Tourism Experience, Business Tourism Award, Caravan Holiday Park, Large Hotel (over 35 bedrooms), Large Visitor Attraction (over 100,000 visitors), Self Catering Holiday of the Year, Small Hotel of the Year (under 35 Bedrooms), Small Visitor Attraction (under 50,000), Sustainable Tourism Award, Taste of England Award, Tourist Information Service, Tourism Pub of the Year, Tourism SuperStar, and Travel Article of the Year.
Included in the 17 categories is the additional award for Outstanding Contribution to Tourism to be announced on the night. Previous winners of this award have included The Great English Pub, Michael Eavis CBE, HM The Queen, the Harry Potter films, Sir Cameron Mackintosh, Sir Paul McCartney, Liverpool, The National Trust and last year the English Garden.
Source: The Feathered nest Country Inn