Bainton guest house wins top award
SUCCESS was enjoyed by Wolds Village guest house at an awards evening last week.
At the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards (REYTAs) Chris and Sally Brealey, of Wolds Village, Bainton collected an first-place award in the Remarkable Bed and Breakfast category.
The event, in the Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel, Willerby on Thursday March 14 was attended by more than 400 people and celebrated the best in East Yorkshire tourism.
Chris and Sally received their award from Jenna Lakhdari and Sarah Roustoby, of award sponsors Strawberry.
Chris, who is the owner of Wolds Village, said: “We are delighted to have won the award. All our rooms are decorated to different parts of history, such as the Edwardian, Tudor or Victorian era and look out over the East Yorkshire countryside.
“It is a wonderful prize for all our staff and we have some wonderful staff who have been with us for many years.
“It means a great deal to us.”
Wolds Village opened in 1995 and has over the past 18-years developed and expanded to include a restaurant, gift shop and art gallery.
Andy Gray, VHEY’s tourism manager, said: “All our awards are now aligned to the Visit England awards, which will allow our winners to progress to the national finals.
“Each category has been keenly contested and our mystery shoppers have had an incredibly difficult task in selecting our winners this year.
“Congratulations to all our REYTA winners and finalists. The quality and variety of the finalists was exceptional and reflects the strength of the tourism industry in Hull and East Yorkshire.”
The awards are run by Visit Hull and East Yorkshire (VHEY) and was hosted by BBC Radio Humberside presenter Phil White.
Councillor Jane Evison, cabinet portfolio holder for economic development, tourism and rural issues at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: “Tourism plays a vital role in our local economy, bringing visitor spend to the area and providing employment for thousands of people.
“I would like to commend all the finalists, whose hard work and commitment highlight the high calibre of our area’s tourism offer, and congratulate the category winners who can take great pride in their award and coveted title.”
The Pipe and Glass restaurant’s owner and chef James Mackenzie also won an award for Remarkable East Yorkshire Passion.
See page 31 for your chance to win a three course meal with wine at the Pipe and Glass.
- VIDEO: Cuzzy’s last ride - the funeral of Richard Cousins
- Dozens of scooter riders in Driffield for funeral of Richard Cousins
- Large crowd arrives at the church for the funeral of Richard Cousins
- Cuzzy’s last ride - tomorrow’s front page in the Driffield Times and Post
- Young artist goes solo with first exhibition
Search for a job
Search for a car
Search for a house
Weather for Driffield
Thursday 20 June 2013
Temperature: 11 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: East
Temperature: 12 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: East