Cornwall tops Travel Awards

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Eden Project directors (l-R): David Harland, Rita Broe, Gordon Seabright and Peter Stewart with the Best UK Leisure Attraction trophy

Cornwall has once again triumphed at the British Travel Awards.

The Eden Project was last night (Nov 26) acclaimed as Best UK Leisure Attraction for the fourth year running, while Cornwall was crowned Best UK Holiday County/Destination for an incredible sixth year on the trot.

Eden Project directors (l-R): David Harland, Rita Broe, Gordon Seabright and Peter Stewart with the Best UK Leisure Attraction trophy
Eden Project directors (l-R): David Harland, Rita Broe, Gordon Seabright and Peter Stewart with the Best UK Leisure Attraction trophy

Speaking from the awards dinner at Battersea Evolution in London, Eden director, Gordon Seabright, said:  “We would like to say a massive ‘thank you’ to everyone who voted for Eden.

“Being acclaimed best leisure attraction by the public for the fourth year running in competition with some truly world-class destinations is an amazing honour for Eden and the entire team.  And how great that yet again, Cornwall has grabbed a top prize in its class.”

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall was runner-up in the Best UK Heritage Attraction category.