The Bruce Arms - Bronze winner, Tourism Pub of the Year in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence, 2018.
The Bruce Arms, West Tanfield was awarded Bronze the Tourist Pub of the Year category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2018 Ceremony.
Celebrating excellence across the industry, Gil Richardson and Philip Spellacy of The Bruce Arms, West Tanfield were presented with their award during a ceremony at the Bath Assembly Rooms on 23 April 2018.
Commenting on the Award, Sally Balcombe, CEO of VisitBritain and VisitEngland said:
“The standard of the hundreds of applications we received this year was extremely high and that’s why The Bruce Arms’s accolade is a testament to their excellent work.
“These awards shine a spotlight on our fantastic tourism industry, with the winners showcasing the quality, innovation and excellence on offer throughout England and I warmly congratulate them on their impressive contribution to the tourism industry.”
The Bruce Arms received their award from Nigel Halkes a member of the VisitEngland Advisory Board at a ceremony hosted by Kirsty Allsop.
Speaking on behalf of The Bruce Arms, Gil Richardson said “We are all absolutely delighted about our Bronze Award. The team at the Bruce Arms work very hard to make guests feel welcome and to give them a great experience of Yorkshire. It’s so rewarding to have been given national recognition and to have been placed well ahead of so many other outstanding businesses.
A celebration of receiving the award will take place on May 5th when we welcome Rishi Sunak, our local MP at the launch of our new Yorkshire Afternoon Tea Menu
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Exhibition by Guisborough based artist James McGairy of Yorkshire landscapes and runs from October to December 2018.
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Autumn Menu starting at the end of September – lots of game and autumn fruits from local shoots, local trees and hedgerows! Perfect for when the there’s a nip in the air and the log fires are lit.
Flavours of Herriot Country
Apprentice Jack Baldwin is a Finalist in the Flavours of Herriot Country, Young Chef of the Year, 2018. Wish him luck!
Jack was also a finalist in the Nestlé, Toque D’Or competition earlier this year. Thanks Jack, for putting so much hard work into the competition and putting yourself and The Bruce Arms on the map.
West Tanfield Produce Show 2018.
The Bruce Arms was proud to host this annual show and to be part of the magnificent fundraising for local charities. A big thank you to all who took part and to the intrepid tractor drivers who bothered to drive to the event and let us all see the vintage machines which were such a common sight in the countryside.