My Isle of Wight Awards 2013

2013 saw the second Red Funnel myisleofwight Awards - celebrating the very best Isle of Wight tourism businesses as voted for by the visitors.

The Awards are the Island tourism industry’s only visitor voted for awards.

2013 saw a massive jump in votes cast, from 4422 across 24 categories in 2012 to 27,629 votes being cast across 26 categories in 2013. This increase in businesses nominated and voted for by visitors, is a great reflection of the high standards and unique visitor experience being offered across the Island.

The 2013 winners were…

Things to Do

  • Best Shop to Pick Up That Something Special - Live Like This
  • Best Event to Lie Back and Soak Up the Sounds - Bestival
  • Best Event to Burn Off the Calories - Walk the Wight
  • Best Event to be Immersed in Culture - Ventnor Fringe
  • Best Place for Something for the Family - Robin Hill
  • Best Place to Make a Furry Friend - Seaview Wildlife Encounter
  • Best Place to Go Back in Time -  Osborne House
  • Best Place to Explore Gardens - Ventnor Botanic Garden
  • Best Place to Get Crafty – Chessell Pottery
  • Best Water-Based Activity Provider - UKSA
  • Best Land-Based Activity Provider -  Island Gems Fossil Hunts

Eat & Drink

  • Best Fish and Chips in your Hand - Corries Cabin
  • Best Epicurean Spot to Blow the Budget – The Royal Hotel
  • Best Eaterie with a Sea View -  Steephill Cove Crab Shed
  • Best Homemade Burger - Coast
  • Best Oldy Worlde Pub with Island Ales - The Spyglass Inn
  • Best Afternoon/Cream Tea - Chessell Pottery Courtyard Cafe
  • Best Place to Fill Your Boots (Full of Local Produce) - Garlic Farm
  • Favourite Local Produce to Gorge On -  Minghella Ice Cream

Stay With Us

  • Best Place to Hook Up (Caravanning & Touring) - Ninham Country Holidays
  • The Ultimate Classic Hotel Experience - The Royal Hotel
  • Cosiest Cottage Hideaway - Vintage Vacations 'The Shack'
  • Best Rustic Camping Experience – Ninham Country Holidays
  • Best Place to Go Glamping – Tom’s Eco Lodges
  • Best Place for a Shindig (self catering) – Tapnell Manor
  • Most Comfy Bed & Hearty Breakfast – The Little Gloster