Outdoor & Leisure Awards 2016
The inaugural Scottish Outdoor and Leisure Awards, presented by Paramount Creative, took over the Glasgow Marriott Hotel on November 27th 2016, with 300 guests coming together to celebrate the best of Scotland’s outdoor and leisure industry.
The judges for the Scottish Outdoor and Leisure Awards were set a difficult task as some of the best businesses across Scotland engaged in the first year of the awards. With 1000 venues participating, the lucky finalists, voted for by the public were a true reflection of the best in the industry. Over 8,000 votes were cast by the public; a true testament to the eagerness of customers to show their appreciation of their favourites.
The evening was not only rewarding for the winners; there were charitable efforts on behalf of charity partner NSPCC Scotland. The generosity of the guests at The Scottish Outdoor and Leisure Awards raised over £2000.
SOLA Winners 2016
Best Family Holiday Park: Drimsynie Holiday Park (Runner Up: Thurston Manor Leisure Park)
Best Campsite: Solway View (Runner Up: Ruberslaw Wild Woods Camping)
Best Self-Catering Accommodation: Portavadie (Runner Up: Mains of Taymouth)
Best Bus Tour Company: Rabbie’s Trail Burners (Runner Up: Highland Experience Tours)
Best Garden Centre: The Mains of Drum (Runner Up: Cardwell Garden Centre)
Best Motorhome Hire Company: Highland Campervans (Runner Up: Go Explore)
Best Booking Agent: Glenton Holidays
Best City Hotel: The Chester Residence
Best Golf Resort: Fairmont St Andrews
Best Glamping Site: Loch Tay Highland Lodges (Runner Up: Eden Leisure Village)
Best Leisure Resort Hotel: Auchrannie Resort (Runner Up: Carnoustie Golf Hotel)
Best Spa Resort: Cameron House (Runner Up: Fairmont St Andrews)
Best Marina: Portavadie Marina (Runner Up: Kip Marina)
Best Outdoor Festival: Party at the Palace (Runner Up: Scotland’s Boat Show)
Best Outdoor Adventure Experience: Quadmania (Runner Up: Clyde Challenger)
Best Visitor Attraction: Stirling Castle (Runner Up: Edinburgh Zoo)
Best Newcomer: Eden Leisure Village