Success for Harrogate district businesses at White Rose Awards

Tourism businesses across the Harrogate district enjoyed success at the White Rose Awards last night, Monday.

Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 2:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 3:50 pm

The winners in the district were:

B&B and Guest House of the Year

SILVER: Grassfield Hall, Pateley Bridge

Winners at the White Rose Awards 2019 in Leeds.

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award

SILVER: Fodder, Harrogate

Experience of the Year

SILVER: YORTOURS, Harrogate

Small Hotel of the Year​

BRONZE: Goldsborough Hall, Knaresborough

Tourism Event Award

BRONZE: Springtime Live, Harrogate

Footballing legend Chris Kamara wowed the crowds as the very best in Yorkshire tourism were honoured.

The former Sheffield United, Leeds United and Bradford City player turned Sky Sports pundit performed two festive favourites from his debut album ‘Here’s to Christmas’.

The ceremony was hosted by former Emmerdale actor Natalie Anderson and broadcaster Rich Williams, performances from Leeds West Indian Carnival, high energy street dance crew Scandalous from Huddersfield, and upcoming South Yorkshire pop star Charlotte Hannah. There was a Great British Bake-Off reunion as Yorkshire stars Dan Chambers, Amelia Le Bruin and Helena Garcia came to celebrate with the winners.

This year’s event was the biggest and best yet with more awards up for grabs than ever before.

103 finalists battled it out to win in 19 categories with a number of brand-new awards including Accessible and Inclusive Tourism, Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism and an International Tourism Award added to the list, reflecting the way the industry is moving forward.