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VisitEngland Highly Commended for Calvert Trust Exmoor

Calvert Trust Exmoor are very pleased to have been awarded Highly Commended in the “Access For All Tourism Award” category at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013,  which took place at The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Old Trafford, Manchester, last night.


This national award is the culmination of a run of awards for Calvert Trust Exmoor in the last few months, starting with winning Bronze in the Visit Devon Awards in November 2012, then Silver in the South West Tourism Awards in February this year, followed a few days later by being accredited as the only 5 star activity accommodation in the country.


Tony Potter, Chief Executive of Calvert Trust Exmoor; “This is fantastic news that rewards all the hard work that the Calvert Trust Exmoor team consistently put in to deliver an excellent experience for our guests. It’s been a privilege to represent the South West at these prestigious awards!”


Commenting on the finalists James Berresford, VisitEngland’s Chief Executive said  “It is a great achievement to win a Highly Commended Award in a field of very high quality applications. The Award places Calvert Trust Exmoor in the top five businesses for excellence in 'Access for All' in England.  I hope this success will encourage them to go for Gold in 2014.  I warmly congratulate them".



Visit England Award


John Pelton, Director of CH2M HILL UK, Headline Sponsor of the VisitEngland Awards 2013 said: "CH2M HILL is delighted to be working with VisitEngland – and we’re especially proud to be this year’s headline sponsor for the VisitEngland Excellence Awards. In England we can be proud of our diverse and successful tourism industry and at CH2M HILL we understand the passion that goes into any business; we know it takes dedication and an unwavering commitment to make it a success. Our warmest congratulations to Calvert Trust Exmoor”.


Accepting the Award



Pictured left to right: Penelope Viscountess Cobham (Chair, Visit England), Dr Tom Bigge (Trustee, Calvert Trust Exmoor), Tony Potter (CEO), Helen Vicente (Business Manager) & Jon Cawley (Activity Manager).

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