Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for The British Coach Tourism Awards Coach Friendly Attraction for 2018.
Patricia McCauley Visitor Centre Manager explains, “This award is open to entries from UK Visitor Attractions, shopping centres, dedicated out of town shopping retailers, garden centres and other attractions that demonstrate not only their commitment to welcoming coaches, coach groups and coach drivers but also that welcome has been developed or enhanced over the last year.
We have been shortlisted alongside attractions including Alton Towers, Dyffryn Gardens (National Trust), Longleat, National Memorial Arboretum, RHS Wisley, Hyde Hall, Rosemoor & Harlow Carr, Scampston Hall & Walled Garden, Scone Palace, The World of James Herriot, Woburn Abbey & Gardens all of which are highly recognized tourist attractions across Scotland, Wales and England.”
Arthur Goan, Operations Director for the Belleek Group said “We work with more than 150 tour operators on an annual basis who bring visitors from across the globe to Belleek Pottery. We are the only attraction shortlisted in this category for Northern Ireland and so are absolutely delighted with this recognition. 2017 was a big year for Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre. The visitor experience was significantly enhanced with tour and visitor centre developments as well as an innovative events programme, so the hard work has clearly paid off with such a prestigious short listing”.
Patricia McCauley concludes “The winners will be announced at the awards dinner and presentation evening which takes place on Wednesday 21 March, at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham until then we are keeping our fingers crossed for this prized trophy.”