2014 Awards

In 2014, the awards were the largest yet with over 1,500 entries received and 450 attending the award ceremony dinner at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea.

2014 Winners & Highly Commended

Best Large Hotel – Sponsored by Enterprise Insurance Ltd

  • Morgans Hotel – Winner
  • Best Western Aberavon Beach – Highly Commended
  • The Grand Hotel – Highly Commended
  • Towers Hotel & Spa – Highly Commended

Best Large Large Chain Hotel – Sponsored by Enterprise Insurance Ltd

  • Premier Inn – Swansea City Centre – Winner
  • Ibis Hotel – Highly Commended
  • Marriott Hotel – Highly Commended

Best Small Hotel or Restaurant with Rooms (Accommodation section) – Sponsored by Deano Martini

  • Afan Lodge – Winner
  • Fairyhill Restaurant with Rooms – Highly Commended
  • The Gower Hotel – Highly Commended
  • Oxwich Bay Hotel – Highly Commended

Best Guest House or B & B – Sponsored by Sherwood Florist

  • Hafod Grange B&B – Winner
  • Brynawel Farm B&B – Highly Commended
  • Fairways B&B – Highly Commended
  • The Barn B&B – Highly Commended

Best Self Catering Accommodation – Supported by What’s On Magazine

  • Cwmshon Cottages – Winner
  • Glyn Cynwal Isaf Cottage – Highly Commended
  • Promenade View – Highly Commended
  • Slade Barn Gower – Highly Commended

Best Self Catering or Camping Agency – Supported by What’s On Magazine

  • Home from Home – Winner
  • A Space in the City – Highly Commended
  • Gower Getaways – Highly Commended
  • Pitch my Tent – Highly Commended

Best Caravan & Campsite – Supported by Butterfield Morgan Ltd

  • Greenways of Gower – Winner
  • Nicholaston Farm – Highly Commended
  • Three Cliffs Bay Holiday Park – Highly Commended

Best Bunkhouse or Alternative Accommodation – Supported by Butterfield Morgan Ltd

  • Scamperholidays Ltd – Winner
  • Oldwalls Glamping – Highly Commended
  • Pitch My Tent – Highly Commended

Best Restaurant – Supported by Tourism Swansea Bay

  • Fairyhill Restaurant with Room – Winner
  • Bouchon De Rossi – Highly Commended
  • Britannia Inn – Highly Commended

Best Bistro – Supported by Tourism Swansea Bay

  • Munch of Mumbles – Winner
  • Cafe TwoCann – Highly Commended
  • The Gower Kitchen – Highly Commended

Best Pub Grub – Supported by Tourism Swansea Bay

  • King Arthur Hotel – Winner
  • New Swan Hotel – Highly Commended
  • The Greyhound – Highly Commended
  • The Kings Head – Highly Commended

Best Café – Supported by Tourism Swansea Bay

  • Three Cliffs Coffee Shop – Winner
  • Forty Six – Highly Commended
  • Garbos Cafe – Highly Commended
  • Cariad Cafe – Highly Commended

Best Pub or Bar – Sponsored by National Hospitality Academy

  • New Swan Hotel – Winner
  • Afan Tavern – Highly Commended
  • The Greyhound – Highly Commended
  • The Pilot Inn – Highly Commended

Best Activity or Attraction – Sponsored by Pear Communications

Best Activity Providers

  • Cognation Mountain Bike Trails – Winner
  • Langland Bay Golf Club – Winner
  • Gower Coast Adventures – Highly Commended
  • Swansea and Oxwich Watersports – Highly Commended

Best Attraction

  • National Trust – Aberdulais Tinworks and Waterfall – Winner
  • Swansea Grand Theatre – Highly Commended
  • The LC – Highly Commended

Best Festival & Events – Sponsored by Harcourt Colour Print

  • City and County of Swansea-Special Events for Admiral Swansea Bay 10k & Events Programme – Winner
  • Swansea Half Marathon – Highly Commended
  • Gower Festival – Highly Commended
  • Mumbles Traders Association for Mumbles Marvellous Weekend & Mumbles Oyster & Seafood Festival – Highly Commended

Best Wedding Experience – Sponsored by Buffoon Film & Media

  • Oxwich Bay Hotel – Winner
  • King Arthur Hotel – Highly Commended
  • Oldwalls Gower – Highly Commended
  • The Towers Hotel & Spa – Highly Commended

On the Map – Sponsored by The Wave & Swansea Sound

  • IPC European Championships – Swansea – Winner
  • Gower Brewery – Highly Commended
  • The Tourism Team, City & County of Swansea for… www.visitswanseabay.com & Dylan Thomas 2014 – Highly Commended

Best Visitor Experience – Sponsored by City & County of Swansea

  • Scamperhoildays Ltd – Winner
  • Cwmshon Cottages – Highly Commended
  • Dylan Thomas Birthplace – Highly Commended
  • Rip n Rock – Highly Commended

Best New Or Renewed Business – Sponsored by Morgans Hotel

  • Gower Brewery – Winner
  • Swansea Half Marathon – Highly Commended
  • Pitch my Tent – Highly Commended
  • Rip n Rock – Highly Commended

Best Young Ambassador – Supported by Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay

  • Scott Wilson – Winner

Outstanding Services to Tourism Award – Sponsored by South Wales Evening Post

Individual

  • Geoff Haden

Team – Business or Organisation
Mumbles Forum – Mumbles Traders, Mumbles TIC & Mumbles Development Trust working together – Winner