The websites that are in the running for the prestigious Website of the Year.

You shop online, you bank online, you book hotels online... you wouldn't dream of going anywhere else, but do you know which are the very best websites? User journey, customer service, good website design...

The eagerly anticipated the missiontm Good Web Guide Awards celebrate sites with all these attributes, the ones you will return to time and time again. This year is more exciting than ever with many exceptional websites entering, from internationally established sites to kitchen table startups. The expert judging panel includes journalists Annabel Rivkin and Emilie McMeekan, interior expert Sophie Conran, Jeff Lynn of Seedrs and brand stylist Fiona Humberstone.

Anna Bance from Girl Meets Dress.com will announce the category winners and overall winner of The Good Web Guide Website of the Year at the Awards ceremony on Monday 6 November at The Royal Institution of Great Britain.

LUXURY

BELMOND
www.belmond.com
Collection of 49 iconic hotels, trains and river cruises in 24 countries that bring together some of the world's most sensational journeys and destinations.

TIMBUKTU TRAVEL
www.timbuktutravel.com
An Africa travel company is revolutionising the way people plan their safaris by handing over complete control to the traveller, saving them time and money along the way

YPIYACHTS
www.ypiyachts.com
Whether you’re looking to buy or charter a yacht, sell your yacht or benefit from management and crew placement expertise, YPI’s team of specialists share your passion for yachting

FASHION

KATIE & JO
www.katieandjo.com
Aimed at modern women who need comfort and easy to wear clothes but not at the expense of style.

LIBELULA
www.libelula-studio.com
Fast becoming known for its in-house designed, vibrant prints and beautifully cut, timeless and flattering shapes that together with Cranston’s innate sense of colour and use of luxurious fabrics create clothes to treasure for a lifetime.

SWEAR LONDON
www.swear-london.com
The world's first site for customisable sneakers with thousands of luxury combinations, realised with state of the art 3D modelling technology.

CHILDREN

ALEX & ALEXA
www.alexandalexa.com
The Net-A-Porter of children’s fashion

CLASSLIST
classlist.com
A secure social network for school parents to contact one another, share the school run or sell unwanted items.

WICKED UNCLE
www.wickeduncle.co.uk
Fun, unusual and different presents for children, where every potential present is tested before it goes online..

INTERIORS

FRENCH BEDROOM COMPANY
www.frenchbedroomcompany.co.uk
Beautifully made French-style furniture, combined with quirky and contemporary lighting and accessories to create interiors that are eye-catching, elegant, inspiring, chic and most importantly, unique.

THE KAIROS COLLECTIVE
thekairoscollective.com
A platform for interior design professionals, collectors and those who are simply passionate about beautiful home furnishings, to access the pinnacle of antique, vintage and contemporary design on demand.

SWEETPEA & WILLOW
www.sweetpeaandwillow.com

A one stop shop for all things beautiful to make your house a home. An eclectic and creative selection of furniture hand picked by stylists to bring you a totally unique shopping experience, wether it’s a beautiful French Armoire or a bespoke British handmade sofa in your chosen fabric.

GARDENING

NATIONAL GARDENS SCHEME
www.ngs.org.uk
No stranger to the gardening scene, the site is lively, full of information on finding a garden to visit, planning, news on events.

RHS
www.rhs.org.uk
Crammed full of advice, news of events and more.

PATCH
patch.garden
Bringing the joy of gardening to anyone and everyone. delivering customers fresh, personalised ideas, sourcing the best plants and products from the best suppliers in the UK.

FOOD & DRINK

BISCUITEERS
www.biscuiteers.com
Biscuiteers bake beautiful, hand iced biscuits, cakes and chocs. Each collection is presented in a gorgeous illustrated keep-sake tin which can be kept long after the treats are gone.

INVERAWE
www.smokedsalmon.co.uk
Inverawe Smokehouses hold a Royal Warrant for services to The Queen. The company prefers the more gradual pace of traditional slow smoking. This time-honoured method allows the fish to gently take up the gorgeous smoky aroma in its own unhurried time, giving the most delicious full-bodied oak-smoked flavour that is distinctively Inverawe.

LILY'S KITCHEN
www.lilyskitchen.co.uk
Lily's Kitchen make the leading range of delicious, natural and organic foods for pets. We believe pet food should be made from proper ingredients - delicious, recognisable ones that you would love to dish up every day for your best friend.

ROCOCO CHOCOLATES
www.rococochocolates.com
London's luxury award winning London based chocolate company. Founder Chantal Coady OBE has been pioneering the real chocolate movement since 1983.

TRAVEL & LEISURE

EUROSTAR
www.eurostar.com
Book your tickets, be inspired by things to do on your travels. Quick, simple and works across devices.

FULLING MILL
www.fullingmill.co.uk
The UK’s foremost fly manufacturer, produces more than three million hand tied fishing flies per year.

GREAVES INDIA
www.greavesindia.com
Offering a unique and expert experience to the modern traveller. Expect an impeccable level of service from your first point of contact to your last moments in India.

TIMBUKTU TRAVEL
www.timbuktutravel.com
An Africa travel company is revolutionising the way people plan their safaris by handing over complete control to the traveller, saving them time and money along the way

BEST OF BRITISH

BISCUITEERS
www.biscuiteers.com
All about iced-biscuits, a colourful and lively site where you can almost taste the products.

DEAKIN & FRANCIS
deakinandfrancis.co.uk
Deakin & Francis is celebrating an impressive 230 years of creative craftsmanship and as a long established firm of manufacturing jewellers and silversmiths, it continues to build on the heritage, brand and family values that have been created over the past two centuries.

JONNY'S SISTER
www.jonnyssister.co.uk
Embraces British craftsmanship by producing unique and personalised gifts for children, adults and the home.

PROPERTY

ALPHAWORKS
www.alphaworksb1.co.uk
Co-working environment situated on the 21st and 22nd floors in Birmingham’s iconic Alpha building.

ANYJUNK
www.anyjunk.co.uk
The UK’s largest man and van rubbish clearance company.

HOUSEKEEP
housekeep.com
Makes it easy to find a trusted, experienced house cleaner in your local area.

REALLY USEFUL

CLASSLIST
classlist.com
A secure social network for school parents to contact one another, share the school run or sell unwanted items.

CLOTHES DOCTOR
www.clothes-doctor.com
Digital startup offering clothing repairs, customisation and alterations across the UK.

SCHOOL NOTICES
www.schoolnotices.co.uk
A useful free marketplace for member school communities helping to raise money for bursary funds, internal and charitable causes.

ARTS/CULTURE

FROM THE BOX OFFICE
www.fromtheboxoffice.com
provides a simple way for fans to access a wide range of events and a great booking experience by being informative, reliable, fast and secure.

MYARTBROKER
www.myartbroker.com
Online platform which connects art buyers and art sellers. It has been referred to as “the Uber for art” in that it exists to bring two parties together for a mutually beneficial purpose.

SMARTIFY
smartify.org
A free app which helps people make meaningful connections with art.

BUSINESS/CORPORATE

DOODLEDIRECT
doodledirect.com
A gateway for small and large businesses to understand more about visual comms, see how they can apply it to their own business and then work with the company to create an animation that achieves their objectives.

ELIXIRR
www.elixirr.com
A different type of consultancy helping clients change the game in their industries.

MADEBYSPOKEN
www.madebyspoken.co.uk
A creative agency that builds brands that live and breathe your values, showcasing services and recent projects.

FINANCE

FOOTBALL INDEX
www.footballindex.co.uk
BetIndex Ltd have launched the world's first football stock market, Football INDEX, where traders can buy and sell shares in professional footballers with real money.

LEETCHI
www.leetchi.com
A personal fundraising and group gifting website that makes it fast, easy and secure to collect and manage money online by a group of people.

PAYBASE
paybase.io
A B2B payments single page website aimed at providing company information through aesthetic and interactive design.

STARTUPS

REMENTE
remente.com
For anyone that wants to find motivation, would like to find direction in life, needs to manage stress or just wants to keep the mind fit.

RED BEETLE TRAVELLING FOOD COMPANY
theredbeetle.com
Specialists of the finest Italian food. Jamie Oliver is a fan...

ZEN EDUCATE
www.zeneducate.com
A platform that allows schools and teachers to match directly online. Think Airbnb for supply teaching.

EDUCATIONAL

GOHENRY
www.gohenry.co.uk
A digital banking solution that will make your kids smarter financially.

HEADSPACE FOR KIDS
www.headspace.com/kids
Headspace's programme for kids introduces mindfulness meditation to a new, younger audience.

MATHLETICS
mathletics.com
Created as a support for both individual children and schools, Mathletics covers Key Stage 1 to A Level (in line with all curricula in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales), helping pupils to enjoy and improve their skills via a series of online maths games and tests that make learning fun and easy.

SCHOOL NOTICES
www.schoolnotices.co.uk
A useful free marketplace for member school communities helping to raise money for bursary funds, internal and charitable causes.

WELLBEING

CORREXIKO
www.correxiko.com
CORREXIKO provides that extra nutritional boost you need to complete the dream beauty regime.

HEALTHISTA
www.healthista.com
The UK’s fastest growing women’s health website. Created by real women for real women.

THIS WORKS
www.thisworks.com
Popular skincare and lifestyle brand. The collection of skin and body care is made from high quality, efficacious products that deliver on their promise without using unnecessary chemicals, that work with your natural Circadian Rhythm to support and maximise skin performance 24 hours a day.

WELLDOING
welldoing.org
A site devoted to helping you get better in mind and body by connecting with the best people for your needs.

WEB APPS/SERVICES

SMARTIFY
smartify.org
A free app which helps people make meaningful connections with art.

MUSH
www.letsmush.com
A free app dedicated to helping mothers to build a community of other mothers with children the same age.

NEXTDOOR
nextdoor.co.uk
A private social network for you, your neighbours and your community.

CHARITY

FITZROY
www.fitzroy.org
Transforming lives every day by supporting people with learning disabilities to do the simple things that make a real difference to their everyday life.

GIVE AS YOU LIVE
https://www.giveasyoulive.com
An online fundraising platform allowing users to shop at over 4,200 top stores and raise free funds for charity.

NOTTINGHAM HOSPITALS CHARITY
www.nottinghamhospitalscharity.org.uk
The charity provides the added extras that make a real difference to patients at the City Hospital, QMC, Nottingham Children's Hospital and Ropewalk House.

12 October 2017