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Welcome to the Beautiful South Tourism Awards.

Welcome to the entry pages for the Beautiful South Tourism Awards, where you can prepare, finalise and submit your entries. For deadlines, reasons to enter, hints and tips, please go to beautifulsouthawards.co.uk.

The Beautiful South Tourism Awards are open to all tourism and hospitality businesses located in South East England (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Surrey, the Isle of Wight, Sussex and Kent).  Each entry costs £70 plus VAT but paid-up members of Tourism South East (as at the date of Awards entry submission) have the benefit of three free entries and VisitKent members can enter one category for free.  In addition, the Unsung Hero and Future of Hospitality awards are free for members and non-members.

If applicable, an invoice will be emailed for your entry fee to the contact details given on your entry form, judging will only commence upon receipt of payment.  

If your experience or business is located in another area, details of others schemes can be found on the Visit England Awards website.


To apply today, select a category below to submit an application:

Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award
B&B and Guest House of the Year
Business Events Venue of the Year

Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year*
Camping & Caravanning Park of the Year
Glamping Business of the Year
Holiday Park of the Year

Dog Friendly Business of the Year
Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award

Experience of the Year*
Active & Learning Experience of the Year
Spa and Wellbeing Experience of the Year

International Tourism Award
Large Hotel of the Year
Large Visitor Attraction of the Year
New Tourism Business Award
Pub of the Year
Self Catering Accommodation of the Year
Small Hotel of the Year
Small Visitor Attraction of the Year

Taste of England*
Café & Tearoom of the Year
Casual Dining Award
Restaurant of the Year

Tourism Event/Festival of the Year
Unsung Hero Award
Visitor Information Service of the Year
Wedding Venue of the Year

The * indicates where three of the VisitEngland categories have been split into sub-categories (shown underneath) for the Beautiful South Awards. If you want to enter any of these, click on the award you wish to enter, then click to begin a new submission, then select the group e.g. Experience, Taste, Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park from the drop-down list, then at the bottom of the page select the award you wish to enter from the second drop-down list that appears.