Awards for Thatched Cottages

VisitEngland 3 to 4 Star Self-catering

All the national assessing bodies (VisitEngland*, VisitScotland, Visit Wales and the AA) now assess hotels and guest accommodation (including B&Bs) to the same criteria and award one to five stars. The star ratings reflect the overall quality of the experience. When choosing your accommodation look for the Quality Rose, the official marque of the Enjoy England national tourist board rating scheme.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

VisitEngland Gold Award

Gold and silver awards are given to hotels and guest accommodation that provide exceptional quality in all areas but in particular in service and hospitality.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

Essex Tourism Awards

The awards, sponsored by Visit Essex and organised by Archant, are designed to highlight the very best of Essex tourism and raise the profile of the industry across the county. Factors taken into account include the quality of service on offer to visitors, the visitor experience and value for money. In addition commitment to staff training and development, the environment and accessibility are also key issues. We congratulate all the winners. Additional information on this classification scheme is available from Visit Essex.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.