Cumbria Tourism Awards - Our Sponsors

Cumbria Tourism Awards: Our Sponsors

The success of the Cumbria Tourism Awards, now in their 21st year, is due to the support of our sponsors.  The competition and event is financed through the generosity of our sponsors. It is thanks to them that we can celebrate Cumbria’s achievements.

To find out more about sponsoring a category download our sponsorship package or contact Paula Scott on 07585 665636 or

Thank You to our 2024 Sponsors

Lamont Pridmore

Taste of Cumbria Award – Lamont Pridmore

At Lamont Pridmore, adding value to both you and your business is integral to everything we do. Our warm, friendly and approachable service is provided by specialist staff with strong tourism and hospitality experience who operate in the world of business first and foremost. Our business expertise and pro-active, innovative approach has created a comprehensive range of valuable services to meet your financial needs. At the heart of these services is the desire to help you keep your tax liabilities to a minimum, improve your profits, increase the value of your business and invest your wealth wisely. We start where many firms finish.


Thomson Hayton & Winkley

New Tourism Business Award – Thomson Hayton Winkley

Thomson Hayton Winkley have been looking after families and businesses in the South Lakes area for over 150 years.  With dedicated team of lawyers, and offices Kendal, Windermere and Kirkby Lonsdale, together with a specialist rural law team at J36 Rural Auction Centre, we are well placed to provide expertise and advice for whole range of legal issues and problems.

Acting for tourism, leisure and rural clients has always been a strong part of what we do, and as a Cumbria Tourism Strategic Partner, we are delighted to support these awards and everyone involved. Whatever your legal need, we are here to help. Rural Business Award winner.

The Cumberland

Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year Award – The Cumberland

We have a dedicated team of experts who specialise in mortgages for hospitality businesses, and we’re proud to have helped our customers set up and grow some of Cumbria’s best loved self-catering properties, hotels, B&Bs and guest houses.

We’re delighted to sponsor the Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year award category this year, celebrating the businesses who provide an exceptional standard of accommodation and service for their guests.

Christie & Co

Large Hotel of the Year Award – Christie & Co

Christie & Co have been providing market-leading, innovative advice to clients for over 80 years, particularly to hospitality operators in the Lake District and wider Cumbria area. We employ an experienced team of sector specialists, chartered surveyors, brokers and consultants in the UK to support owners, operators, investors and backers to make informed decisions with confidence. We work closely with our clients to accurately value, guide and conclude transactions of any size, covering the entire hospitality sector.

Colliers - Cumbria Tourism Award Sponsor

Small Hotel of the Year Award – Colliers 

By combining specialist local knowledge with national and international coverage, Colliers are leading specialists in the sale and valuation of hotels, guest houses, self-catering and licenced property.

Since the beginning of 2021 Colliers have sold 50 Cumbrian hotels and hospitality businesses to a diverse range of domestic and overseas buyers

Colliers are proud to once again sponsor Small Hotel of the Year.

Lawson Design

B&B & Guest House of the Year – Dodd & Co

Dodd & Co Chartered Accountants have a specialist team dedicated to the tourism industry. Our tourism team has considerable experience of the wide range of issues facing this very competitive sector.  As a result, we offer a personalised, innovative and flexible service, tailored to meet the individual needs of each business, giving you more time to focus on what you do best!


Burnetts - Cumbria Tourism Award Sponsor

Camping, Glamping & Holiday Park of the Year Award – Burnetts

Burnetts’ cross-discipline Leisure, Tourism and Hospitality Team plays a leading role in the tourism sector, offering specialist legal advice for businesses operating within the leisure and tourism industry.

The team works for a diverse range of leisure, tourism and hospitality clients, including hotels, B&Bs, caravan parks, restaurants, visitor attractions, leisure operators and tourism membership groups and can help with everything from sales, acquisitions, commercial property and planning, to banking, finance, employment and HR advice.

H&H Reeds

Large Visitor Attraction of the Year – H&H Reeds

 We are an integrated service provider focused on driving commercial growth and results for our clients through printed products, bespoke signage, creative web design and digital marketing. Sustainability is at the centre of everything we do and with our roots here in the heart of Cumbria we are delighted to work with tourism partners to help promote this fantastic county.

Westmorland & Furness Council

Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism – Westmorland & Furness Council

We are an ambitious Council, and we will place people at the centre of everything we do, creating a diverse visitor offer. We are ambitious for our communities and will work to enable all our villages and towns to thrive.

Our natural environment provides opportunities for improvements and ensuring that we protect our natural resources, striving to become carbon net zero and addressing biodiversity loss.

Most importantly we are committed to working to ensure that Westmorland and Furness is a great place to live, work and thrive.

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Wedding Venue of the Year – H&H Insurance Brokers

We are honoured to be the exclusive sponsor of the Wedding Venue of the Year award, a celebration of excellence in creating timeless moments. As Cumbria’s largest insurance broker, we understand the importance of safeguarding cherished memories. We are also a Strategic Partner with Cumbria Tourism, our commitment to supporting exceptional venues aligns seamlessly with our dedication to protecting what matters most. This sponsorship exemplifies our shared values of quality, passion, and creating unforgettable experiences for all. Together, we look forward to spotlighting the best in the industry at this prestigious awards ceremony.

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Pub of the Year – Napthens

Napthens is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary law firm with offices across the North-West and a long-standing presence in Cumbria.  Led by Head of Cumbria Jamie Allison, we provide a broad range of services to individuals, including residential conveyancing, wills and family law, and also to businesses, including corporate, commercial property and commercial litigation.  We have specialisms in agriculture, leisure & tourism and many more.  We understand the distinct legal requirements of the Cumbrian community, and are proud to work within it.

Lawson Design

Design Sponsor – Lawson Design

Lawson® Design is the trade name of Gary Lawson. An award-winning creative based in the Eden Valley. With a career spanning (over) 35 years, Gary has played a pivotal role as creative lead in many organizations across a wide range of sectors throughout the UK. Gary’s services include; pre-project sounding board, design brief development, strategy, concept formulation; to deliver the final solution.

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