GreenWood Forest Park triumph at first North Wales Tourism Awards

GreenWood Forest Park, Y Felinheli have claimed two awards at the first ever North Wales Tourism Awards. Held in Venue Cymru on 24th November, the evening was a celebration of the best that tourism has to offer in the region.

Shortlisted for 3 of the 12 awards, the family adventure Park was the only attraction to scoop up two accolades on the evening.

Their first award was the Green Award sponsored by Carbon Zero – since opening back in 1993 sustainability and the environment has always been high on the agenda for the Park.

Gareth Jones – Managing Director of Carbon Zero Renewables said “We were delighted to support the Green Award at the Inaugural Go North Wales Tourism Awards. GreenWood Forest Park are an inspiration to many local tourism businesses and have the green agenda at the heart of everything they do. The New solar splash ride powered by solar energy, is a clear example of why they are very worthy winners of the Go  North Wales Tourism Green Award.”

Their second award was the Tourism Business Innovation award for their new ride SolarSplash, which is the UK’s only known Solar Powered Water Ride.

The Park’s Managing Director Stephen Bristow had this to say about winning the awards “We were absolutely delighted to win these awards.  To receive public acknowledgement in this way of the huge efforts our staff make to provide our visitors with a great day out is very much appreciated.  The Solar Splash has helped us to attract a record 162,000 visitors this year, and to have the ride powered by home produced energy is a good feeling to have”.

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Photo Credit- Anthony WoodHouse