Some of the best independent businesses in Wiltshire have been recognised after scooping top prizes in a hotly contested competition.

Twenty one different businesses and venues from around Wiltshire have come out on top in the annual Muddy Stilettos Regional Awards.

The winners were named the best in Wiltshire across a wide range of categories after being chosen from a long list of finalists.

Founder and editor-in-chief Hero Brown set up the awards 11 years ago.

Read more: Every Wiltshire finalist in Muddy Stiletto Awards

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Some of Wiltshire's Muddy Stilettos 2024 winners

He said: “It’s been an honour to showcase these most creative, innovative lifestyle businesses across Wiltshire, in partnership with our local sponsor Black Nova Designs and Tide banking nationally.

“The response to this year’s Muddy Awards has been incredible with thousands voting to support an amazing array of local businesses big and small.”

Now Wiltshire’s top businesses will face off against the winners from other counties in the 2024 national awards.

In total over 515,000 votes and nominations were cast nationally in the 11th edition of the awards, which are run by lifestyle website and magazine Muddy Stilettos.

The competition recognises the 'best of the best' from pubs and bars to salons and florists.

Muddy Stilettos says the yearly award's are a way for people to say thank you to their most loved independent shops.

A full list of the winners and where to find them can be found below.

Best Bar: The Cellar by Wine Monkey (Chippenham)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Cellar by Wine Monkey owner Bryan HoudeThe Cellar by Wine Monkey owner Bryan Houde (Image: Bryan Houde)

Best Beauty Salon/Clinic: Sweet P Beauty Salon (Swindon)

Best Café: Coffee On The Corner (Chippenham)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coffee on the Corner owners Mark Williams and Millie JonesCoffee on the Corner owners Mark Williams and Millie Jones (Image: Coffee on the Corner)

Best Hair Salon: La Beauté Hair Studio (Swindon)

Best Casual Dining: Coq (Chippenham)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Coq owners Will and Ollie FordCoq owners Will and Ollie Ford (Image: Newsquest)

Best Destination Pub: The Dumb Post Inn (Bremhill)

Best Boutique Stay: The Methuen Arms (Corsham)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Staff at The Methuen ArmsStaff at The Methuen Arms (Image: Butcombe Pubs & Inns)

Best Hotel: The Old Bell Hotel (Malmesbury)

Best Lifestyle Store: OLIV Homeware (Lacock)

Best Local Food/Drink Producer: Hollychocs (Devizes)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hollychocs owner Holly GarnerHollychocs owner Holly Garner (Image: Hollychocs)

Best Yoga/Pilates Studio: Precision Pilates (Corsham)

Best Arts, Culture & Theatre: The Fulltone Orchestra (Devizes)

Best Children’s Business: A Stars Dance (Devizes)

Best Fitness Instructor: Beth Bartlett - BB Fitness (Devizes)

Best Event Venue: Parade House (Trowbridge)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The Parade House, TrowbridgeThe Parade House, Trowbridge (Image: Trevor Porter 69285-6)

Best Family Attraction: River Bourne Community Farm (Salisbury)

Best Farmshop/Deli: The Old Forge Farm Shop & Cafe (Salisbury)

Best Florist: Fig & Bramble (Salisbury)

Best Restaurant: Allium (Salisbury)

Best Wine & Beer Specialist: The Artisan Wine & Spirit Company (Salisbury)

Best Women’s Fashion/Accessories: Lulu & Boo Jewellery (Wilton)