National Award for The Cotswold Wildlife Park
4th October 2011
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Cotswold Wildlife Park wins Prestigious National Award!


The prestigious national 'What's On 4 Junior 2011' Awards took place on June 9 at the Hilton Cobham Hotel in Surrey and Cotswold Wildlife Park were revealed as a national winner!

The awards, in association with Konfidence and as supported once again by Prima Baby & Pregnancy Magazine, are now in their fifth year and celebrate the best activities, classes and party providers from all over the UK, as nominated and voted for by the experts – PARENTS! Cotswold Wildlife Park achieved national acclaim in the BEST FAMILY DAY OUT category meaning that they have been recognised as one of the very best by the UK's parents.

This year, the awards were bigger than ever, covering 18 different categories ranging from 'Best Pre/Post Natal Activity' to the'Most Outstanding Community Group Volunteer for children' and 'Best Uniformed Group'. Over 32,000 votes in total were made - nearly 6,000 more than last year!

What parents said about us:

‘Open every day of the year except Christmas Day, good value, well laid out, easy to walk around, all on level ground, well-cared for animals in good-sized enclosures, play area and always a great day out!’

Every children's activity, group, community volunteer and party supplier in the UK had the chance to be nominated, thus ensuring the awards were a true representation of the desire and commitment UK parents have to celebrating and rewarding the very best providers - those who make such a difference to their children's lives! From early March to May 6 2011, parents logged onto the award-winning on-line directories -, - to vote for their favourite from the thousands of nominees that qualified.

What's On 4 founder, Sam Willoughby-  "We welcomed over a 100 finalists and their guests on the day, all as voted for by the UK's parents. It was a privilege to meet so many passionate and committed business owners, franchisees and individuals, all wanting to offer the very best to the children and parents they meet. It was an emotional, inspiring and unforgettable event and thank you so much to everyone who played their part!'

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