Tourism Award success for Bath’s Historic Venues

By Anita Jaynes on 3 December, 2019

Bath’s Historic Venues is celebrating having scooped a number of award wins at the Bristol, Bath & Somerset Tourism Awards 2019. 

The Assembly Rooms won gold in the Business Events Venue of the Year category and the Roman Baths won the bronze award for Wedding Venue of the Year.

The Roman baths also won three other gold awards, Large Visitor Attraction of the Year, International Tourism, and Accessible and Inclusive Tourism.

The awards were announced on Thursday 21st November by Laura Rawlings from BBC Bristol at a prestigious dinner at the Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre.

Stephen Clews, Roman Baths and Pump Room Manager, said, “We are delighted to have won these five awards. Each year the Roman Baths welcomes more than 1.3 million visitors, and about 60,000 people attend events at the Pump Room and Assembly Rooms. It’s fantastic to know that we are providing an award-winning experience for all of our visitors and guests.”

Eligible winners from the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards will be entered into corresponding categories of the South West Tourism Awards, which will be announced on Thursday 6th February 2020 at Exeter Cathedral.

Other Bath-based winners on the night included: West of England Falconry, Brooks Guesthouse, Lucknam Park, The Wheatsheaf Pub, Mad Max Tours and The Apartment. To see the full list visit: www.somersettourismawards.org.uk/2019-winners