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Brilliant news for a small B&B that started with only one room just over 12 years ago!!

Abbey Guest House, Abingdon-on-Thames, scoops more awards at The Beautiful South Awards

Picture shows (from L to R) Tim Gardner (Tourism for All – Award Sponsors), Mrs Terry Boswell (Silver Award Winner), Nigel Smith (Tourism South East, Chief Executive)Abbey Guest House has been awarded a coveted Silver Award in the ‘ACCESS AND INCLUSIVITY AWARD‘ Category at the Beautiful South Awards 2016 in recognition of the provision that is made for guests with a disability or impairment as well as the staff training and awareness. This was after achieving Highly Commended in the previously titled ‘ACCESS FOR ALL TOURISM‘ category of the award in 2015.

The Guest House was also awarded Highly Commended in the ‘BEST B&B/GUEST ACCOMMODATION OF THE YEAR’ Category of the 2016 awards – having been awarded Silver in that same category in 2015.

The award ceremony was held at the impressive Ageas Bowl, Southampton – the presentation evening celebrated the fantastic visitor experiences available across the South and South East of England with 20 different awards being recognised and presented.

Established over 20 years ago, the Beautiful South Awards reward excellence, quality, innovation and customer service. As a recipient of this prestigious accolade Abbey Guest House is now invited to champion the South East at the national VisitEngland awards in 2017.

Mrs Terry Boswell, proprietor of Abbey Guest House added, “This is such an amazing achievement, I find it extremely gratifying and also humbling to be recognised for all the time and investment I have made to ensure that virtually any guest can stay – irrespective of any disability or impairment. I am being recognised for providing a service which actually is something I just really enjoy doing as I love to meet new people and make them feel at home and comfortable.”

Dec 2016

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Further details from Mrs Boswell on 07976 627252
Website is www.abbeyguest.uk

NOTE – Picture attached shows (from L to R) Tim Gardner (Tourism for All – Award Sponsors), Mrs Terry Boswell (Silver Award Winner), Nigel Smith (Tourism South East, Chief Executive)