Peckforton Castle wins a Highly Commended Award at the 2013 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence

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Peckforton Castle has won a Highly Commended Award in the Large Hotel of the Year category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013 Ceremony.

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A Highly Commended Award is a considerable achievement and recognises Excellence in Tourism in England. Peckforton Castle was presented with their Highly Commended Award at a glittering Awards Ceremony which was held on 20 May 2013 at The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Old Trafford, Manchester.

Commenting on the Award James Berresford, VisitEngland’s Chief Executive said “It is a great achievement to win a Highly Commended Award in a field of very high quality applications. The Award places Peckforton Castle in the top five businesses for excellence in their category in England. I hope this success will encourage them to go for Gold in 2014. I warmly congratulate them".

Andrew Taylor, Head of Leisure for NatWest Commercial Banking, sponsors of the Large Hotel Award said: “We are delighted to be sponsoring the Large Hotel of the Year Award and supporting this prestigious event. This event is a great opportunity for businesses to celebrate and recognise the continued expertise and innovation throughout the sector. NatWest is committed to supporting the leisure industry and has a dedicated team of independently accredited relationship managers to help businesses in this vital sector meet their ambitions. Our warmest congratulations to Peckforton Castle".

Peckforton Castle received their award from Penelope Viscountess Cobham, Chair of VisitEngland.

Speaking on behalf of the Castle, Director of Sales & Marketing Matthew Naylor said,
“To be recognised as one of the top 5 large hotels in the country is a great achievement and we are proud of our team for their continued excellence which has been noted by VisitEngland.”

About Peckforton Castle
Peckforton Castle is a four star hotel, awarded Marketing Cheshire’s ‘Hotel of the Year’ 2012 and Conference Venue of the Year 2011 awarded by HBAA. Boasting excellent corporate facilities, the Castle offers a unique corporate experience to business guests. The Castle is a very popular Cheshire wedding venue hosting more than 180 weddings each year. Activities include Falconry displays, the Land Rover Experience, team building options and onsite spa treatments.

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