After 6 months of assessing evidence and 131 judging visits, the winners of this year’s Cornwall Tourism Awards have been announced. Now in their 16th year, the awards saw 180 entries entering 26 different categories. The awards celebration was enhanced by a stimulating presentation from Gold medal rowing winner and record holder Helen Glover, who ran, swam, played tennis and hockey for Cornwall before becoming two time Olympic champion.
Camel Creek Adventure Park that was purchased by Mr. John Broome CBE, founder of Alton Towers, in August 2015, won the Bronze award for Large Visitor Attraction – coming close behind the Minack Theatre who won Silver and English Heritage’s Tintagel Castle who took home Gold.
Will Broome, Camel Creek’s Marketing Director commented on the win “It’s a truly incredible achievement winning such a high profile and prestigious award which is clearly the result of the Camel Creek team’s intense hard work and passionate dedication over the entire season. This award is especially poignant because it’s come at the beginning of an exciting new era for us.”
The park that was original own by Crealy, has undergone lots of improvements over the past two years and will continue to evolve alongside the new luxury resort, granted planning permission late last year, that has an expected completion date at the end of 2020.