Two Northumberland businesses win tourism awards

Award-winners: the owners of St Cuthbert's House and Seafield Caravan Park, both in Seahouses. Credit: VisitEngland
Two Seahouses businesses won Gold Awards. Credit: VisitEngland

Two businesses from Seahouses, on the Northumberland Coast, have won VisitEngland tourism awards.

St Cuthbert’s House B&B, a renovated former church, won Gold in the Guest Accommodation category. Meanwhile, Seafield Caravan Park won Gold in the Holiday Park category.

Jeff Sutheran, owner of St Cuthbert’s House, described the Northumberland coast as a "fabulous visitor destination". Ken Britton, who owns Seafield Caravan Park said: “Tourism is the main industry supporting the village, and this success can only bode well for the future.”

James Beresford, form VisitEngland, said: “It is… a tremendous achievement for these two businesses from the same village to win Gold Awards… I warmly congratulate them on their exemplary contribution to tourism in this country, and especially on the Northumberland Coast.”