A total of 27 independent companies won the annual Muddy Stilettos Awards in the Warwickshire and West Midlands section, sponsored this year by Birmingham Airport.
Readers voted for their favorite local businesses in categories including best pub, best wedding venue and yoga studio.
Warwick District recorded the highest number of winners, with companies in Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth taking home awards.
This included; Warwick Castle, Fizzy Moon, Warwick Books, Hilltop Farm Shop, Zero and Cafe on the Corner.
The winners were celebrated at an awards reception at Wootton Park Retreats in Wootton Wawen earlier this month.
Muddy Stilettos Warwickshire and West Midlands Editor Laura Kearns said: “The response to this year’s Muddy Awards has been amazing with 75,000 companies nominated and around 760,000 votes cast across the counties.
“It has given such a fantastic boost and given so many a well deserved pat on the back.
“It was great celebrating with the winners and I hope this award will give them even more confidence to keep going, growing and being creative.”
Here is the list of Warwickshire and West Midlands winners:
~ Art Space: Compton Verney
~ Bar: Fizzy Moon Brewhouse and Grill, Leamington
~ Beauty Salon: Nanny June’s by Lisa Little, Leamington
~ Bookstore: Warwick Books
~ Bridal Shop: The White Boutique, Leamington
~ Boutique Stay: Beverly Thrills Caraglamping, Snitterfield
~ Cafe: Coffee on the corner, Kenilworth
~ Children’s Store: The Mud Club, near Warw
~ Day Spa: Ardencote, near Warwick
~ Destination pub: Arrow Mill, Alcester
~ Family attraction: Warwick Castle
~ Farm Shop/Deli: Hilltop Farm Shop, near Leamington
~Fitness Instructor: Fitnixpro, Leamington
~Florist: Suzanne Evetts, Southam
~ Hair Salon: Nashwhite (with locations in Warwick and Stratford)
~ Hotel: Coombe Abbey Hotel
~ Jeweler: Jodie Fern Jewellery, Leamington
~ Lifestyle Shop: Berylune, Leamington
~ Local Producer (Food & Drink): Rugby Distillery
~ New lifestyle startup: Henderson Hound, Leamington
~ Photographer: El’s Peek-a-boo Photography, Shipston-on-Stour
~ Restaurant: The Barn at Berryfields, Coventry
~ Sustainable company: Zero (with locations in Leamington and Stratford)
~ Theater/Arts Venue: Royal Shakespeare Company
~ Wedding Venue: Warwick House, Southam
~ Ladies fashion shop: Aunt Olive’s attic, FarGo Village, Coventry
~ Yoga/Pilates Studio: Claire Bradley Yoga, Rugby