Cumbria Tourism welcomes new investment in the county as hotel adds extra luxury to town centre

On Tuesday 19th January Applegarth Villa of College Road Windermere, will officially launch their latest development of seven luxury hot tub suites contained in the Coach House next door to the hotel.

Ian Stephens, Managing Director of Cumbria Tourism, will officially open the suites and welcome the new development and investment in the county.

Ian Stephens, Managing Director of Cumbria Tourism says:
The global tourism industry that we all operate in is hugely competitive, continuously improving and exceeding customers’ expectations is crucial to winning both new and repeat business. Quality is of upmost importance and the provision of new and upgraded facilities can be a key factor in gaining and maintaining custom. The new suites at Applegarth are doing just that – improving their customer offer and placing themselves in the highest division of luxury in England’s tourism offer.

All seven suites boast terraces and/or balconies with hot tubs, baths, mood lighting and a whole host of additional luxuries which the discerning traveller has now come to expect.

Commenting on their latest development owners Alan and Suzanne Mumford says;
We are absolutely delighted with the new luxury suites and would like to thank everybody who has played such an important role in helping us to make them so special. We are confident that guests will be able to escape and enjoy the highest level of luxury possible in the heart of the Lake District, Cumbria.

Breakfast and dinner will be available served to the suites together with drinks by their in house butler leaving more time to relax in the magnificent surroundings. To book a stay at Applegath Villa visit


PHOTO OPPORTUNITY – You are invited to attend the official opening on Tuesday 19th January and please confirm your attendance with Sarah Jones on 01539 825052 or email by Monday 18 January

1. With over 40 years of continuous service, Cumbria Tourism is the lead organisation for tourism in the county and is at the heart of the Cumbria visitor economy. It has a membership of more than 2,600 members who in turn employ thousands of employees.

2. In 2014, over 41 million people visited Cumbria contributing more than £2.44 billion to the local economy and support around 58,000 jobs. To find out more about the work of Cumbria Tourism, visit

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