Awards for top tourism

Tourism heroes in the Peak District and Dales have been shortlised for prestigious awards.

Chatsworth House, Hoe Grange Holidays in Brassington and the front of house team at East Lodge Hotel in Rowsley, are among seven businesses in the finals of the National Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2011.

The awards celebrate the finest tourism businesses in England. All the East Midlands finalists were winners of East Midlands Tourism’s 2010 Enjoy England Excellence Awards.

Director at East Midlands Tourism, Ruth Hyde said: “Congratulations to all the finalists, they should be very proud of their achievement. It’s great to see them rewarded for their commitment to providing excellence to their customers.”

Winners will be announced on April 15.