The best tours in EnglandDiscover the winners of VisitEngland's 'Best told story' award for 2019
Every year, VisitEngland highlights the tours best rated for the story they tell. The 'Best Story' accolade is awarded by VisitEngland to tour attractions that have gone the extra mile in providing a quality visitor experience. Look out for the accolade when you're looking through Rated Trips.
It's a select list and every one of them is worth trying when lockdown is over. Select an attraction to read more about it.
Chilford Hall Vineyard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Camerons Brewery Visitor Centre, Hartlepool, County Durham
City Explorer Open Top Tour, Liverpool, Merseyside
Magical Mystery Tour, Liverpool, Merseyside
Mersey Tunnel Tours, Liverpool, Merseyside
Mini Plant, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Emma Bridgewater Factory, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
BBC Tours Birmingham, Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Coffin Works, Birmingham, Warwickshire
Dudley Canal Tunnel & Limestone Mines, Dudley, West Midlands
Introduced by VisitEngland in 2014, the Visitor Attraction Accolades are available to members of the Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme. They include the Welcome Accolade, Hidden Gem, Best Told Story, Quality Food and Drink and the Gold Accolade for all-round top-scoring attractions.
Members of VisitEngland’s Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme represent a wide range of tourism experiences across England, from museums and galleries, farm attractions, historic houses and gardens to churches, cathedrals and country parks. They are supported by a network of highly trained assessors who advise on improving and promoting the quality, accessibility and sustainability of their offer.