September 2014 Winner of the Best Kept Business Premises Award 2014 by Helsby Parish Council. This award reflects the high standards and maintenance of our courtyard location.
September 2010 Finalist at the North West Enjoy England Awards "Self Catering Holiday of the Year 2010/11"
June 2010 Winner of Visit Cheshire's "Self Catering Holiday of the Year 2010/2011"
October 2009 Awarded 5* Gold Award for The Carriage Barn by Visit Britain
June 2008 Finalist in Visit Chester & Cheshire Self Catering Holiday of the Year Award 2008
March 2008 We were very honoured that on 4 March 2008, The Carriage Barn was officially opened by The Mayor and Mayoress of Vale Royal, Councillor Doug and Pam Shingler.
March 2008 The Courtyard has been awarded The Tourism Award for 2008 sponsored by Vale Royal Borough Council
"In a challenging sector, this young business offering high quality self-catering accommodation has expanded in physical terms, market share, increased occupancy and product development to meet the expectations of the discerning visitor. The accommodation has achieved the 5* standard and is the first self-catering establishment to achieve this standard in Vale Royal.”
November 2007 The Courtyard was awarded a Certificate of Commendation at Visit Chester & Cheshire’s CATS Tourism Awards for category of Best New Entrant into the Industry