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The British Travel Awards Results

The results of the British Travel Awards nominations are now out.    Websites voted best as travel information providers and for the deals they offer include the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Mail, the Sunday Times Travel, Trip Advisor and the World Travel Guide.  Some people like to be guided by award winners whereas others have their own favourites that they know and trust when they want information, inspiration and advice on travel.

If you are looking at where to take a cottage holiday in 2013 why not look up our free area guides for hints and tips on some of the best places on offer in the UK?

Award Winning Cottages

Booking an award winning cottage can be reassuring.  You can be confident with these cottages that the owners take quality seriously.  May be you are planning a special break away when only the best will do.  5 star and 4 rated accommodation is also often popular.  Do remember that when it comes to awards there are a variety of types.  Some independent owners subscribe to official schemes where they are assessed for their green eco-friendly qualities.  Whereas others sign up to be assessed in terms of customer service and comfort.  For more information and guidance, take a look at our resource section on grading schemes.  The standard awards are Gold, Silver and Green.   Whichever type of cottage you are looking to find, whether you are seeking somewhere truly excellent or are happy to opt for a value cottage it usually pays to do your research.  Personal recommendations can be helpful when it comes to choosing the right accommodation and some find review websites useful.  Whatever you choose we hope you find your ideal cottage quickly and easily on Country Cottages Online and that you have a safe and happy holiday.

2011 Enjoy England Excellence Awards

Do you know who the winners are of Enjoy England’s 2011 Awards for Excellence when it comes to visitor attractions and places to stay?  The winner of the Best Tourism Experience was Cumbrian Heavy Horses in the Lake District where you can enjoy riding Clydesdale and Shire horses amongst the beauty of the Lake District National Park.   East View Farm cottages in Norfolk were awarded the prestigious silver award for self catering accommodation.

Award winning cottages

Remember we have a range of award winning cottages featured including gold award winning properties, recognised for outstanding customer service and also green award winners, recognised for their eco-friendly contributions.  We’ll soon be adding a new feature to our site that you can quickly and easily spot these award winners, in the meantime though do check out these award winners.