THE Cottons Hotel and Spa and The Mere Golf Resort and Spa are up for awards at the Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards.

Both are nominated for Hotel of the Year and Restaurant of the Year, with The Mere Golf Resort also being placed on the shortlist for Wedding Venue of the Year.

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is nominated for the Sustainable Tourism Award, and Tatton Park’s Field to Fork story for the Tourism Experience or Event of the Year.

The winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony at Cheshire’s Carden Park Hotel on Thursday, September 13.

The awards celebrate excellence and outstanding achievement by local businesses and individuals with the winners of some categories going on to represent Cheshire at other national awards.

Katrina Michel, Chief Executive, Marketing Cheshire, said: “Cheshire is home to globally recognised tourist brands and tourism professionals who are world class.

“This year’s talented nominations continue to display the passion, commitment and inspiration that is the driving force behind Cheshire’s rising economy and visitor numbers.”

Tickets for the awards ceremony are now on sale. To sponsor the awards or for information on the tickets call Leonie Hallam on 01244 405606 or visit