Tatton Park nominated for 4 Marketing Cheshire Awards

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The shortlist for the 12th Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards has been announced. More than 30 individuals, initiatives and businesses will compete for top honours at an awards ceremony to be held at Chester Racecourse on 24th November.

The awards celebrate excellence and outstanding achievement by local businesses and individuals with the winners of some categories going on to represent Cheshire at the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017.

The nominees represent the great variety of businesses that contribute to Cheshire’s visitor economy which was worth £2.61 billion and welcomed 47.73 million visitors in 2015.

Katrina Michel, Chief Executive, Marketing Cheshire said: “We are delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s awards. The standard of entries was extremely high this year and I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to nominate.

“Cheshire is home to a wealth of innovative, creative and dynamic businesses supporting our growing visitor economy, and the Awards Ceremony on 24th November will be a real celebration of their achievements and commitment to excellence. I wish all of the finalists the very best of luck and look forward to a fantastic evening.”

This year the event’s sponsors include; Espresso Essential, Hipswing Events and Spiral Colour.

Tickets for the Awards Ceremony are now on sale. The evening includes a drinks reception, sumptuous three-course meal and the prestigious awards ceremony, with tickets priced at £65 plus VAT and available by calling Sam Martin on 01244 405606 or by visiting www.marketingcheshire.co.uk.

Tatton has been nominated under the following categories:



Team of the Year

  • Education Team, Tatton Park

Tourism Experience or Event of the Year

  • Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at Tatton Park

Wedding Venue of the Year

  • Tatton Park

Best Tourism Marketing Project of the Year

  •  Roald Dahl’s Tremendous Adventures at Tatton Park

Please visit our website www.tattonpark.org.uk or call 01625 374400 for more information.

For further information, please contact Carole Hyde on 01625 374410 ( carole.hyde@cheshireeast.gov.uk)

Tatton Park is managed and financed by Cheshire East Council on behalf of the National Trust.

This impressive historic estate receives in the region of 800,000 visitors every year all of whom come to enjoy its Georgian Mansion, Medieval Old Hall, award-winning Gardens and rare breeds Farm. The 1,000-acre deer park is home to red and fallow deer and the estate also boasts speciality shops, an adventure playground, restaurants and a year-round events programme.

The Tatton Park Vision

The `Tatton Park Vision’ is the park’s 5 year vision for its visitor activities and aims to substantially develop its visitor experience by increasing the attractions and activities on offer. In delivering the vision the aim is to fully realise Tatton Park’s potential and present the best possible experience for its current and new visitors in order to provide new and sustainable income to help manage and conserve the historic estate into the future. This will be done through a programme of investment by Cheshire East Council and the attraction of new business. For more information about the vision visit www.tattonpark.org.uk/vision