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Kent Life scoops top charity award for its generosity to good causes

Thursday 6th December 2018

TOP Maidstone-based Kent attraction ‘Kent Life’ has picked up a special award recognising its charity work with the Family Holiday Association at the Kent Tourism Awards.

The charity helps raise money for otjher good causes by donating tickets to its farm and events. 

The award was presented by John Kinnear from the Family Holiday Association, who commented “We are thrilled to work with so many Kent attractions who have generously given us so many tickets over the years to help us offer family days out to struggling families having a tough time.

"This award really recognises that Kent Life have gone above and beyond this year, donating tickets throughout the entire year and helping us to deliver family days out to people that really need them.”

Six additional Kent businesses were also awarded prizes at the awards ceremony in Margate in a range of categories.

Winners in the ‘Accommodation’ categories included Leeds Castle, which took the prize for ‘Small Accommodation Provider of the Year’.

All the nominees and winners attended the awards ceremony in Margate on Monday, December 3, with a host of industry VIPs in attendance including Go To Places Chairman Bill Ferris OBE DL and Amanda Cottrell OBE, Patron of Visit Kent. 

Deirdre Wells OBE, CEO of Go To Places, said: “The Kent Tourism Awards are an opportunity for us to celebrate the best in the business in tourism in Kent and to really showcase the ‘best in class.’ We’ve had some really exciting winners today, from wonderful food and drink providers to exciting attractions – all of whom are providing a world class service to our customers, and really helping to grow the economy in Kent.”