Poston Mill Park has been awarded Gold in the Holiday Village/Park category at the prestigious VisitEngland awards for Excellence 2015 ceremony.
A Gold award is the highest VisitEngland can bestow for Excellence in Tourism and Poston Mill Park was presented with theirs at the glittering awards ceremony on May 11th in Gateshead.
James Beresford, VisitEngland’s Chief executive commented “we have received hundreds of applications of an exceptionally high quality making this competition for a Gold Award extremely tough. Poston Mill Park has raised the bar for Excellence for others to aspire to and I warmly congratulate them on their exemplary contribution to tourism in this country.”
Poston Mill Park has been graded a Gold 5 Star park since 2013 and has achieved a David Bellamy Gold annually since 2004. The David Bellamy award in recognition of conservation encompasses the use of water saving initiatives, electric buggies and a bike for getting around the park along with dedicated conservation areas. Poston Mill was the only Herefordshire representative in the fifteen categories of this year’s competition.