Sands Resort Hotel & Spa has been recognised as one of the UK’s top family hotels.

The hotel was ranked 5th out of 25 in the ‘Hotels for Families in the UK’ category of the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards.

For the 14th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe.

Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Luxury, Service and Small Hotels.

Britta Hoffmann, marketing manager of the Sands Resort Hotel & Spa, said: “We are very happy to receive another fantastic award based on actual reviews of families who have stayed at our hotel.

“We strive to provide families who visit us with the best experience possible and would like to thank them for helping us win this award.”