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AA reveals winners of B&B Awards

Impeccable Pig

AA Hotel & Hospitality Services has announced the winners of the 25th annual AA B&B Awards, recognising the UK’s best B&Bs and the teams who run them.

The Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award has also returned for the second time, being awarded to David Weston, Chairman of the B&B Association, for his work championing bed and breakfasts throughout his career, with particular recognition for his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Simon Numphud, managing director at AA Media said: “After a challenging year for the hospitality industry, we are thrilled to celebrate the winners of the 2021 B&B Awards. For a quarter of a century these awards have recognised the exceptional standards of hospitality and accommodation offered by the UK’s B&Bs, and this year’s winners continue this tradition, demonstrating the incredible hard work and dedication these teams put into providing outstanding guest stays.”

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The winners of the 2021 AA B&B Awards are:

AA FRIENDLIEST B&B OF THE YEAR

The Timble Inn – Timble, North Yorkshire    

AA INN OF THE YEAR

The Impeccable Pig – Sedgefield, County Durham

AA RESTAURANT WITH ROOMS OF THE YEAR

The Hare, Scawton – Scawton, North Yorkshire

AA GUEST ACCOMMODATION OF THE YEAR

SCOTLAND

Ivybank Lodge – Blairgowrie, Perth & Kinross

ENGLAND

Bulleigh Barton Manor – Newton Abbot, Devon

WALES

Firgrove Country House B&B – Ruthin, Denbighshire

This year’s awards cover four categories, with winners selected due to their outstanding customer service and excellent hospitality.

The Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award was created in 2020 to acknowledge the work being done in the face of new challenges presented to the hospitality industry by the pandemic.

The inaugural Award was given to Kate Nicholls, chief executive of UKHospitality, for her leadership of the industry and lobbying of Government during the lockdowns.

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