VisitEngland has announced Letheringham Water Mill Cottages in Suffolk as a Winner of a ROSE Award at the Independent Hotel Show in London.
The awards showcase outstanding accommodation providers across the country from Penzance to Penrith and from Skegness to Great Ayton. The winners were nominated by VisitEngland quality scheme assessors and selected from assessor comments and online feedback from overseas and domestic visitors. Recipients of the awards cover all types of accommodation and include Bed & Breakfasts (B&B)/guesthouses, self-catering and hotels to park/campsites, glamping sites and hostels and also cover a range of quality from two to five stars.
VisitEngland Director Andrew Stokes said, “It’s great to see the diversity and quality of accommodation available across the country with each of these winners demonstrating outstanding customer service. And it’s this level of commitment to ensuring visitors have the best experience combined with the amazing range of settings and attractions that have domestic and international visitors out exploring and spreading the economic benefits of tourism throughout the country.”
The ROSE Awards celebrate the teams and owners whose efforts surpass expectations and the recipients can advertise their accolade as long as they remain in VisitEngland’s scheme.
Jacqui and Richard Gooding bought the Mill House in Letheringham near Woodbridge a few years ago, a tumble down collection of dilapidated buildings on the edge of the River Deben. Beautifully and stylishly restoring the Water Mill and Mill House they created some of the highest quality holiday accommodation in the UK. But these are not just award winning holiday cottages, these are award winning dog friendly holiday cottages, the standard of which is by no means compromised by their canine guests.
Speaking of the award win Richard went on to say, “We are absolutely thrilled to win another Visit England Award. It means such a lot to us for our business to be recognised nationally.”
Photo shows: Richard & Jacqui Gooding – photographer Suzanne Fossey.