AA Eco Hotel of the Year Award
Walton Hall is the former home of Charles Waterton, a pioneering 19th Century traveller and naturalist who created the world’s first nature reserve by building a three mile, nine foot high wall around the estate. The hall, which, being on an island in a 26 acre lake, is accessed only by an iron bridge became a hotel in the 1970s.
The team at Waterton Park Hall are committed to following Charles Waterton’s environmental legacy using 21st Century technology. This legacy includes the installation of a Geo Thermal heating system using the lake to provide all the hot water and heating for the hotel.
Named as Eco Hotel of the Year, this award recognises a clear commitment to sustainability, demonstrated through good practice and policy to make a positive contribution to reducing impact on the environment.
Green Tourism Gold – Inspirational / Outstanding
The highest standards of sustainability are being achieved with a strong and broad ethos and excellent examples throughout. The latest technologies will be employed from LED lighting through to efficient boilers and even renewable technologies. The business has efficient control of resource use and can demonstrate effective monitoring with targets for savings. Green procurement will include sustainable fish/meat sources, A range of ethical products and working with local suppliers to provide fresh, local and even organic items . Changes in working practices are leading to significant benefits to the business, community and supply chain.
The North of England Wedding Award for Outstanding Customer Service 2014
The North of England wedding Awards in association with The Wedding Guide UK are Yorkshire and North East England's most prestigious awards for client service excellence. The Award recognise those businesses which go the extra mile for their customers, providing outstanding service and inspiring their customers to want to actively and positively promote them.
The English Wedding Awards 2017 ‘Romantic Wedding Venue of the Year’
The English Wedding Award Aim to recognise and reward those within the wedding industry that work towards making your special day perfect. Voted for by the English public, The Wedding Awards are designed to recognise the efforts of the caterer or venue that provides the delicious reception meal for your wedding, the DJ or band that adds the extra thrill to the atmosphere, or maybe the hair & make up artist that made you look and feel on top of the world on your special day. The English Wedding Awards allows everyone to come together and show gratitude to those in the Wedding Industry.