BBC Escape to the Country 

Media and Awards

Over 25 years, we've had lots of awards and some really enjoyable media coverage. Including the BBC Holiday programme (the original travel show on the BBC), got to meet Toyah Wilcox.  BBC "Escape to the Country" a couple of times. Traditional features in national newspapers, and even sang on the BBC county radio...whilst cycling.

Excellence in Tourism Awards

  • 2020 Trip  Advisor Travellers' Choice Award

  • 2019 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

  • 2018 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

  • 2017 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

  • 2016 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

  • 2015 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

  • 2012 Green Tourism Business Award - Silver

  • 2011 Achiever Award - Sustainable Business Scheme

  • 2009 Rough Guide Recommendation

  • 2007 Best Tourism Experience - Silver

  • 2005 Best Tourism Website - Gold

  • 2004 Innovation in Tourism - Gold

  • 2003 Best Tourism Website - Silver

  • 2002 Hospitality and Customer Care - Silver

  • 2001 Green Tourism Award

Wheely Wonderful Cycling On the BBC


BBC Holiday Programme, with Toyah Wilcox 1995 (pre digital technology). Filming at Dunkerton's Cider Mill

2014 BBC Escape to the Country filming with Chris near the Severn Valley on the Mercian Way.

2017 BBC Escape to the Country at Petchfield Farm, talking about cycling in Shropshire and checking for sound.

2017 Filming at Acton Scott Working Farm Museum, Jules Hudson helping the blacksmith.

BBC Escape to the Country

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