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Welcome to the 2023 Leicestershire Tourism & Hospitality Awards

The Leicestershire Promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards for 2023 will be launched at our Tourism Forum on 21st March 2023.   It is free to enter the Awards.  

The winners of some categories in the Leicestershire Promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards will go forward to the National VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.  Applications for these core categories must be submitted online by 31st August (except Best Small and Large Attraction category which must be submitted by 31st July, to give time for judges to visit during the summer).  You can access the online application forms by clicking on the name of the category below.  

Applications for categories which don't go forward to the National Awards must also be submitted by 31st August using a paper application form available from Leicestershire Promotions.  The list of these categories is listed below.

You can enter more than one category as long as fulfil the criteria. There are hints and tips to help you complete your form but if you need any help email info@goleicestershire.com

For more information, eligibility criteria and to apply, select a category below:

  • B&B and Guest House of the Year
  • Small Hotel of the Year
  • Large Hotel of the Year
  • Camping, Glamping and Holiday Park of the Year
  • Self Catering Accommodation of the Year
  • Small Visitor Attraction of the Year
  • Large Visitor Attraction of the Year
  • Pub of the Year
  • Experience of the Year
  • New Tourism Business Award
  • Taste of England Award
  • Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Award
  • Business Events Venue of the Year
  • Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award

You may also be interested in the following categories that are not carried at a national level. 
Application forms for these categories are in paper format and can be accessed from here.

  • Best Free Event of the Year
  • Best Event / Festival of the Year - Paid Entry
  • Best Entertainment Venue of the Year
  • Best Team
  • Rising Star
  • Best Waiting Staff/Individual
  • Best Breakfast
  • Best Sunday Lunch
  • Best Tearoom/Coffee Shop
  • Best Casual Dining Experience
  • Putting Leicestershire on the Map
  • Best Day Out in Leicestershire - Attraction / Experience - Public Vote
  • Leicestershire Superstar - Leicestershire Promotions' Choice


Below: 2022 Best Experience of the Year Winner - Everards of Leicestershire

This year's Leicestershire Promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards are sponsored by: