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Award winning hospitality

Proud to be Cornwall’s first double 5-star destination

Everything we do at The Headland is to the highest standards. The Headland Spa was the first spa in the region to achieve the highly coveted ‘five-bubble’ award from The Good Spa Guide (in its opening year) and has proudly maintained that rating ever since. 2020 has been a turbulent year amidst closures and lockdowns but in October, we prestigiously won Best Seaside Hotel by The Times and The Sunday Times. The awards haven’t stopped there as we won Best Hotel for Families and were runners up for Best Beach/Coastal Hotel by Luxury Traveller Magazine. In 2019, we attained 5-star status with both the AA and with Quality in Tourism. 2019 also saw The Headland voted The Best Beach/Coastal Hotel in the UK by Luxury Traveller Magazine and runner up for Best Family Hotel. The awards kept coming and Cornwall Tourism Awards 2019 saw us win Gold for Best Events and Wedding Venue and Silver for Best Large Hotel.

The Cornwall Tourism Awards

The Cornwall Tourism awards celebrate the success and efforts of businesses within the county as they strive to not only be the best, but also to support the industry and the larger picture of business in Cornwall. We are delighted to not only have hosted the awards ceremony for four consecutive years, but also to have come away with tremendous accolades on all occasions.

2019 – Best Wedding and Events Venue – GOLD
2019 – Best Large Hotel – SILVER

Our Proudest Moments

2020 – Best Seaside Hotel in the UK by The Times and The Sunday Times

2020 – Best Hotel for Families in the UK by Luxury Traveller Magazine

2020 – Runners up for Best Beach/Coastal Hotel in the UK by Luxury Traveller Magazine

2019 – 5-Star AA Rating attained

2019 – Number 1 location in the UK for Halloween – Daily Telegraph

2019 – Concierge Sarah Gaskin accepted into the Les Clefs d’Or, or The Society of the Golden Keys. Winner of Best Concierge in the UK by Boutique Hotelier Magazine

2019 – Winner of Best Beach/Coastal Hotel in the UK by Luxury Traveller Magazine

2019 – Awarded 5-Star Status by Quality in Tourism

2019 – Gold for Best wedding and Events Venue at Cornwall Tourism Awards

Offers & Experiences

Cosy Cornish getaway

It’s the season for open fires and comforting Cornish food. Grab your winter woollies for a wrapped up beach walk around Newquay.

One-night recharge

Experience the ultimate overnight recharge tailored to leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated.

Storm watching hotel experience

The best part about visiting Cornwall in the autumn and winter is getting cosy inside our grand hotel and watching the wild weather outside.

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