Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

Best In Purbeck Awards

 

Independent Awards for Purbeck

Best In Purbeck 2018 Winners Revealed!

After another huge round of voting, we are delighted to be able to announce the winners of the Best In Purbeck Awards sponsored by Dorset Cottage Holidays.  Purbeck business is diverse, inspired and deserving of recognition and the Best In Purbeck awards aim to celebrate the finest. Purbeck lovers voted in their droves to reward those business who provide excellent customer service, serve the best local food or those that sell a little piece of Purbeck in a food sized package.

The Best In Purbeck Awards have now been running for several years and engage those who have something to say about excellence in Purbeck.  Voters can choose to vote in several categories which include Best Eatery, Best Local Producer, Best Attractions, Best Event and Best Blogger. This year we added a ‘Customer Service Hero Award’ and added a judges panel to judge the Best Event Category to make the voting system a little fairer.

We are proud to announce the following winners:

BEST BLOGGER – For the second year running, stealing the award for Best Purbeck Blogger is Swanage Coastguard.    

purbeck awrds 2018BEST EVENT – Purbeck Rally.  “The Purbeck Rally is not only a place where like minded enthusiasts can come together but a show that creates an ideal environment and atmosphere for anyone of any age to enjoy, all whilst raising much needed funds for local charities and good causes.” a representative says. “The Purbeck Rally prides itself on being a family friendly show with plenty of entertainment, things to see and do, a wide variety of catering to choose from and the opportunity to shop from a range of stalls and handmade crafts.”

 

BEST LOCAL PRODUCER – Purbeck Ice Cream

BEST ATTRACTION.  This year the trophy went to The National Trust’s Corfe Castle.best purbeck attraction

BEST EATERY – For the second year running – The Black Swan in Swanage!   Owners Darren and Eric said “What a fantastic start to 2019! The Black Swan Inn, Swanage are the proud recipients of The Best in Purbeck awards 2017 and 2018 in the best eatery category.  The Black Swan offers an excellent range of pub cuisine with a strong French influence. The well thought out menu, which receives rave reviews, also caters for vegetarians and those with allergens, offering several gluten free options. While the kitchen team provide delicious meals, the front of house team, always offer a friendly reception to regulars and holidaymakers alike with a good knowledge of the local ales and ciders.”

Our last award was new for 2018.  CUSTOMER SERVICE HERO.  We surprised Liam Blake of Swanage Dairy who was nominated by dozens of voters on facebook.  Liams nomination came about after the snowfall we had back in February 2018 – Liam went above and beyond to assist his customers and the panel felt he was a deserving winner!

Best In Purbeck 2019

Join over 1000 voters and have your say today!  The Best In Purbeck 2019 poll is now open.  Look out for our voting cards at all local recommended businesses.

If you would like to nominate a local business please email enq@dhcottages.co.uk or comment on the facebook page (closes 31st March)

We love Dorset and the Isle of Purbeck. We want to celebrate everything that is fabulous about this stunning area. We believe local is best and you certainly seem to agree, here you can vote for some of the best service, food, blogs,information and attractions in the country.  We welcome nominations for each category on our facebook page.

Dorset Cottage Holiday’s, who are based in the heart of Purbeck, in Corfe Castle, have run a year long campaign to discover who offers the best products, information and customer service on the Isle of Purbeck.

Voted by our guests and local’s alike on our social media page and on through our website.  Voters have been asked to like their favorites in the online poll:

2017 Best In Purbeck Winners

The Awards Ceremony was held at our luxurious holiday home, Tilshead in Langton Matravers.  The staff at DCH worked tirelessly to ensure everyone enjoyed an evening of fine food and local delicacies!  Jamie Perry of Dorset Catering Service, cooked up a storm using local ingredients from Gourmet Goats.  Guests from all over Purbeck also tucked into treats from Lilys Produce, Purbeck Cider, The Black Swan in Swanage and Applebottom Foods.  Our very own Wareham Town Crier, Mrs Jacqui Hall handed out the sought after awards!

Best In Purbeck Award Winners 2016

 

Best Place to Eat in Purbeck. 2016 Winner ‘Worth Tea Rooms’

From cafes to gourmet restaurants, Purbeck offers every dining experience. Our current nominees are:

1st
Purbeck Footprints

Runners Up:
The Coastguard
Crafty Cow

Best Local Blogger. 2016 Winner ‘Purbeck Footprints’

From cafes to gourmet restaurants, Purbeck offers every dining experience. Our current nominees are:

Best Purbeck Producer. 2016 Winner ‘Lilys Produce’

Given Purbeck’s micro climate, clean countryside and local support, Purbeck producers are well renowned for the very finest local fayre.

1st
Lily’s Produce

Runners Up:
Chococo Chocolates
Dorset Cereals
Purbeck Ice Cream
Dorset Tea
Piddle Brewery

Best Event in Purbeck. 2016 Winner  ‘Swanage Carnival’.

This is a tough one – a huge calender of events has been whittled down to the very best:

1st
Swanage Carnival

Runners Up:
Purbeck Folk Festival
Purbeck Rally
The Blues Fesitval
Swanage Fish Festival
Tankfest

Best Local Attraction in Purbeck.  2016 Winner ‘Corfe Castle’.

Our lovely visitors have recommended the following attractions, a fabulous day out in Purbeck to cater for families and couples alike.

1st
Corfe Castle

Runners Up:
Durlston Country Park
Camp Bestival
Monkey World
Arne Nature Reserve
Brownsea Island

2015 Best In Pureback Award Winner

Best Place to Eat in Purbeck. 2015 Winner ‘Worth Tea Rooms’

From cafes to gourmet restaurants, Purbeck offers every dining experience. Our current nominees are:

Best Local Blogger. New Category 2016.

We know you love a good yarn so we have added a new category this year – best local blogger.

Purbeck Footprints
The Coastguard
Crafty Cow

Best Purbeck Producer. 2015 Winner ‘Piddle Brewery’

Given Purbeck’s micro climate, clean countryside and local support, Purbeck producers are well renowned for the very finest local fayre.

1st
Piddle Brewery

Runners Up:
Chococo Chocolates
Dorset Cereals
Purbeck Ice Cream
Dorset Tea
Lilys Homemade Jam

Best Event in Purbeck. 2015 Winner ‘Swanage Carnival’.

This is a tough one – a huge calender of events has been whittled down to the very best:

1st
Swanage Carnival

Runners Up:
Purbeck Folk Festival
Purbeck Rally
The Blues Fesitval
Swanage Fish Festival
Tankfest

Best Local Attraction in Purbeck.  2015 Winner ‘Monkey World’.

Our lovely visitors have recommended the following attractions, a fabulous day out in Purbeck to cater for families and couples alike.

[ipro-search]

Latest Offers & Dorset Info

You will be first to receive details of any special offers, whats on, events and new cottages.

Just a few emails per year to make sure you know about any bargain breaks.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Our Gift To You

As a special thank you for visiting us today you can use code OCT19 for 10% off selected week long Cottage Holidays taken in October Half Term. 

Use voucher code OCT19 at checkout for 10% off cottage rental on selected holiday cottages.

You can also subscribe to our newsletter for more special offers.

You have Successfully Subscribed!