Best Volunteer Led Tourist Attraction



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Use this button to nominate a Tourist Attraction for an award ~ please read the following guidelines before nominating.

After you have completed your nomination, you will receive a confirmation email.   If you do not see this in your inbox, please check your trash bin or spam folder.    If it is not there, please contact info@scv-awards.co.uk and we will ensure your very important nomination has been received.


To be eligible for selection as the Volunteer Led Tourist Attraction Award, the nominated attraction must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • The Nominated Tourist Attraction must be based in Scotland.
  • The Nominated Tourist Attraction must be predominantly operated and staffed by volunteers, based on the canal or engaging in canal based activity within Scotland.
  • Provide an excellent visitor and volunteer experience.
  • Demonstrate the link between tourism and canals for the benefit of both and the wider community.
  • Nominators must demonstrate their nominee’s commitment to Volunteers within their Attraction.
  • Nominators must demonstrate their nominee’s passion for delivering tourist opportunities in a canal setting.
  • The deadline for all nominations for the Scottish Volunteer Led Tourist Attraction Award is Friday 25th September 2020 @ 7:00pm. We regret that entries received after this deadline cannot be considered.

Guidance Notes:

  • All nominations must be submitted to Scottish Canals Volunteer Awards 2020 using the on-line nomination form or by email submission in accordance with the following email guidelines.
  • The Volunteer Led Tourist Attraction Award will be awarded annually
  • Organisations are encouraged to submit applications for consideration by the judging panel.
  • Nominations may also be submitted on behalf of a Tourist Attraction by individuals who are not engaged by or in the Tourist Attraction.
  • The nominator must provide the contact information, including email address and telephone number for the nominated attraction including a named individual (if known) within the Volunteer Led Tourist Attraction Award, and who is aware of the nomination being made.
  • The nominated Attraction will be required to support a media release and photo opportunity they be selected for a short list or as the eventual winner.
  • The judge’s decision will be final

Email Submission Guidelines

In addition to the above guidance notes, email submissions should follow the email submission guidelines ....

  • The nominator must provide their contact information, including email address and telephone number
  • The nominator must provide the contact information, including email address and telephone number for the nominated attraction including a named individual (if known) within of the nominee for the Volunteer Led Tourist Attraction Award.
  • Entries should include a short (500 word max) text submission explaining why the nominee should be considered for the Volunteer Led Tourist Attraction Award.
  • A maximum of three images may be attached to the email submission to demonstrate why the nominee warrants consideration.
  • Emails received after the above stated deadline cannot be considered.


After you have completed your nomination, you will receive a confirmation email.   If you do not see this in your inbox, please check your trash bin or spam folder.    If it is not there, please contact info@scv-awards.co.uk and we will ensure your very important nomination has been received.