Silver award for Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa in VisitEngland Awards for Excellence

Penelope, Viscountess Cobham, left, chairman of VisitEngland, presents Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf

Penelope, Viscountess Cobham, left, chairman of VisitEngland, presents Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa's silver award to Susanna Rendall (hotel managing director) and Robert Rendal (director). - Credit: Archant

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa has received a silver award in the 2016 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

The family-owned leisure business, on the Suffolk-Essex border, was placed second in the Best Business Tourism Venue category, behind gold award winner Crewe Hall, in Cheshire.

Dartington Hall from Devon picked up bronze award in the category, with and Seaham Hall Hotel in County Durham and Highbullen Hotel Golf and Country Club, also in Devon, both highly commended.

Susanna Rendall, hotel managing director at Stoke by Nayland, said: “We are delighted to be recognised by VisitEngland as one of the best business tourism venues in England.

“In addition to our excellent facilities, we feel that our amazing staff consistently go the extra mile, which makes all the difference for our business customers, large and small.”


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Sally Balcombe, chief executive of VisitBritain and VisitEngland, said: ‘We received hundreds of applications of an extremely high quality this year.

“Winning a Silver is therefore a considerable achievement and one of the highest accolades for excellence in tourism which VisitEngland can bestow. I warmly congratulate Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa.”

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