TOURISM BUSINESS SHORTLISTED FOR TOP RURAL AWARD
A local tourism company is in the running to be named one of the best rural businesses in the UK after being shortlisted for a South West regional Rural Business Award for Best Rural Tourism Business.
Uncover Britain Road Trips will battle it out against fellow rural businesses, entrepreneurs and enterprises from across the region for a place at the national final. The regional final will be held virtually in October 2021, with the National Final taking place early next year.
We are excited to be shortlisted in the South West Business & Community Awards 2021 - in two categories: Leisure & Tourism Award and New Start-up of the Year! We await the finals eagerly and have fingers and toes crossed.
In celebration of the 10th Birthday of the organisers, 2021 sees the return of The South West Business and Community Awards for its 4th year. These awards recognise businesses, charities, and individuals that have made an outstanding contribution in the region. It's fabulous to be recognised in these awards.
We've been nominated for Tourism & Leisure Award and New Start-Up of The Year Award.
We're very excited!! Fingers crossed :)
The winners will be announced at our virtual awards evening ceremony on Thursday 29th April 2021 (7pm / 10pm) board cast live from Aspen Waite, Lions House, Bridgwater
We are absolutely thrilled to share the great news with you that we have been shortlisted as a National Finalists for 2020/21 in the category of Best Rural Innovation! Congratulations to the other finalists too!
Now we have to wait patiently until February for the national winner and runner up of each category to be announced during the online National Final!! Fingers and toes crossed.
Wanderlust Camper Co has just been shortlisted as a finalist in the category of Business and Product Innovation 2020 in the Federation of Small Business’ (FSB) Regional South West Awards.
The FSB’ Awards recognize and celebrate the huge contribution that smaller businesses make to the UK.
Borne from a successful, fun campervan hire company, Wanderlust Camper Tours extends the business to attract overseas visitors to the enjoy the charm and appeal of the UK via a camper tour road trip. Following guidance from Visit Britain’s ‘Taking England to the World’ and consultations at the World Trade Market – self-guided, itemized themed tours have been created working closely with several key destination management organizations (DMOs). With the support of several key partners and DMOs as official tour operators such as – including Great West Way, Mayflower 400 and The Wales Way, Wanderlust launched their tours this month to acclaim.
The tours focus on the heart of England and Wales, across the Cotswolds, Bristol & Bath, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire, and the length and breadth of Wales including its coastline and mountain range. Featuring a huge variety of leisure and tourism attractions, places of interest and campsites, the tours connects businesses across the regions.
Speaking after being shortlisted for this award, Annah Todman, Managing Director of Wanderlust Camper Co says, “We’ve been really inspired putting these tours together and want to jump in a campervan ourselves and explore even more! We’re so lucky to be able to live and work in and enjoy such a culturally rich country with a wealth of history and heritage coupled with fantastic countryside and coast. Visitors have a wealth of amazing places to visit and enjoy.‘