Beverley Tourist Information Centre Latest Update - 3/8/20
The ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ voucher scheme continues to grow with many of our regions eating establishments taking part. The postcode finder lists premises within 5 miles who are taking part. Check out places near you https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/eat-out-to-help-out/find-a-restaurant To learn more about the scheme and how to register click here.
The “We’re Good To Go” industry standard mark is a self-assessment scheme that has been designed by VisitEngland in partnership with the national tourist organisations Tourism Northern Ireland, VisitScotland and Visit Wales to provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for all sectors of the tourism industry, as well as reassurance to visitors that businesses have clear processes in place and are following industry and Government COVID-19 guidance on cleanliness and social distancing. For more information and to apply: https://www.visitbritain.org/business-advice/were-good-go-industry-standard
Yorkshire Day (1st August) will be celebrated at Sewerby Hall, although it will be a little different this year, there will still be plenty going on, with a quiz and Yorkshire Pudding Trail. Visitors are being encouraged to book in advance and bring a picnic along which they can enjoy spread around the 50 acre site. The Zoo, Gardens, Walled Garden, House, Ice Cream Parlour and toilets will all be open whilst observing social distancing. Full details and bookings www.sewerbyhall.co.uk
VisitEngland this week announced the finalists in the tourism industry’s annual national Awards for Excellence. Many congratulations to Broadgate Farm Cottages in Walkington who are finalists in the Self Catering category following their success at the Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards earlier in the year. The awards ceremony will be streamed live online on 17th August at
visitengland.org and YouTube channel, VisitEnglandBiz For more information on the Awards, please visit www.visitenglandawards.org.
We’ve gained some great press coverage for Beverley and the Yorkshire Wolds this week in the Evening Standard on-line with an article about the hidden gems of the UK for a staycation this summer. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/avoid-the-crowds-10-hidden-uk-gems-for-a-summer-staycation-a4503631.html
Bridlington Tourist Information Centre (TIC) has re-opened this week in a new location situated in the northern entrance of Bridlington Spa. Opening times are Monday to Saturday 10:00am – 4:45pm and 10:00am – 4:00pm on Sundays in July and August, then 10:00am – 4:45pm Monday to Saturday in September. To ensure the safety of customers and staff, there is a one way system in place with separate entrance and exit routes, and social distancing signs. Only one person or family group is allowed in at any one time.
The TIC staff are providing tourist information and a selection of brochures for the whole of East Yorkshire. There is a laminated display of leaflet front covers on display, and the leaflets themselves are stored behind the counter and are available to take away on request. Emails and telephone calls continue to be handled by TIC staff away from the main counter.
We’re here to support you, so do let us know if you’re open and what visitors could expect, let us know what you need from us now and what you’d like to see from us in the future. Please contact Beverley TIC on firstname.lastname@example.org