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24 May 2012

Cornwall confirms its status as premier British holiday destination

The West Country has confirmed its place at the top of UK tourism industry after cleaning up at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2012.

Cornwall fared particularly well, along with Devon, with several of the county’s much loved and well known tourist attractions picking up prestigious gold awards, whilst Bodmin Visitor Centre cooped silver for Visitor Information Provider of the Year.

Presented at a sparkling award ceremony in Leicester earlier in the week, the awards are aimed at promoting the best in England’s tourism industry and are highly coveted by all those involved in the sector.

Head of VisitCornwall was pleased the county had ample representation at the national awards. He said: ‘To be recognised as being amongst the best in the country offers fantastic marketing potential and is a sign of true quality at every level.’

Come and see why Cornwall has become so successful on the British tourism scene whilst enjoying a relaxing stay in one of the beautiful cottages in Cornwall, the perfect base for a British vacation.

Image credit: Jim Champion 

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