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Banham Wins London and South East England Prestige Awards

Banham, a quaint village located near Attleborough in Norfolk, England, has recently made headlines for being the go-to destination for a relaxing getaway. 

Olde Farm Holiday Cottages and Applewood Countryside Holidays, both situated in Banham, were recently named the best holiday cottages and campsite, respectively, at the prestigious London and South East England Prestige Awards 2023/24.

The London and South East England Prestige Awards celebrates small and medium-sized enterprises consisting of localised businesses. 

Olde Farm Holiday Cottages, which is located on New Buckenham Road, is run by Dalene and Alex Loyd. 

The site boasts luxurious and pet-friendly accommodation that is perfect for families looking for a comfortable stay. 

Upon receiving the award, the couple took to social media to express their joy and gratitude, stating, “For the third year running Olde Farm has won this award – we are beyond proud and it is as much to do with you as it is to the love we pour into running the cottages.”

Meanwhile, Applewood Countryside Holidays, based in a country park near Banham Zoo, offers a unique glamping experience with its charming shepherd’s huts and glamping pods, alongside its spacious camping pitches. 

Commenting on the win, the campsite said, “For a small business, it makes the world of difference to have our team’s hard work and dedication recognized.”

These two businesses have put Banham firmly on the map as a top tourist destination in the region, with their high-quality services and excellent customer experiences. 

Visitors can now enjoy a peaceful and enjoyable getaway in this charming Norfolk village, surrounded by the natural beauty of the countryside.

This award highlights the importance of offering high-quality accommodations and exceptional customer service to stand out in the competitive tourism industry. 

The recognition of Olde Farm Holiday Cottages and Applewood Countryside Holidays as the best holiday cottages and campsite at the London and South East England Prestige Awards 2023/24, respectively, demonstrates the significance of providing unique and comfortable experiences to guests.

Private campground owners can learn from these businesses by investing in their facilities, providing pet-friendly accommodations, and offering unique experiences such as glamping or shepherd’s huts. 

Additionally, receiving awards and recognition for their hard work and dedication can significantly impact the reputation and success of a campground, attracting more customers and increasing profits.


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