National recognition for friendly Scarborough guest house

Ian Hardwick from eviivo, Lucinda and Andrew Jenkins from Orchard Lodge and Giovanna Grossi, AA Hotel Services at the AA B&B Awards.
Ian Hardwick from eviivo, Lucinda and Andrew Jenkins from Orchard Lodge and Giovanna Grossi, AA Hotel Services at the AA B&B Awards.

The owners of a Scarborough bed and breakfast are celebrating after receving an accolade in a national competition.

Andrew and Lucinda Jenkins of Orchard Lodge Guest House were presented with a certificate together with an engraved Villeroy and Boch decanter at an award ceremony at the London Landmark Hotel for being a finalist in the AA Friendliest B&B Award.

Orchard Guest House was one of more than 2,000 visited by AA inspectors throughout the country before deciding the winners of the eight categories.

Lucinda said: “It is a huge achievement because we have only been running the business since April last year. I would like to thank our staff and customers for making this possible.”