Vote For Dumfries & Galloway In The Countryfile Magazine Awards 2019

The 2019 BBC Countryfile Awards  is your chance to celebrate the best of the British countryside by voting in the 10 differnt categories, and this year Dumfries and Galloway has 2 nominations.

A spokes person for Countryfile Magazine said “Back in autumn 2018, we asked for your nominations – and you sent us some brilliant ideas for every category. These were then whittled down by an expert panel of judges to create the shortlist.”

Dumfries and Galloway has been included in the shortlist for ‘Best Holiday Destination’, and the coastal village of Drummore in wigtownshire has been shortlisted in ‘The Best Village’ section.

Voting for the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards will opened on Friday 18th January and close before midnight on Sunday 17th February 2019.

How to vote

First you need to register here (or if you have already registered, you need to log in).

When you have registered or logged in, you will be able to follow the instruction to fill in your entry form and vote.

How it works

Reader nominations

Reader nominations were gathered from BBC Countryfile Magazine readers online and via a form in the print magazine.


A panel of six judges examined the nominations and whittled them down to a shortlist of five in each category. The judges assessed the quality of the nominations against a series of criteria.

Readers vote online or via a postal form in the print magazine. Voting closes on Sunday 17th February at 11:59pm.

The judges:

  • Charlotte Smith, BBC presenter of Countryfile and Farming Today
  • Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough, historian and TV and radio presenter
  • Mark Rowe, travel writer and environmental newswriter
  • Phoebe Smith, explorer and travel writer
  • Fergus Collins, editor of BBC Countryfile Magazine
  • Carys Matthews, BBC Countryfile Magazine online editor

Public voting

Readers vote online or via a postal form in the print magazine.

Winners announced – March 2019

View the winners of the 2018 awards

Terms and conditions

Read the terms and conditions of the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards

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