Cumbria Tourism’s Bernard Gooch Award, named in honour of the first chairman of our Commercial Members Committee, annually celebrates outstanding contribution to tourism.

The individual or team will be selected for the award in recognition of their outstanding contribution over and above their normal duties to the visitor economy in Cumbria. Previous winners have included: Sir Chris Bonington, previous CT MD Ian Stephens and The Queen’s Guide to the Sands, Cedric Robinson.

Our executive board are currently deliberating the recipient of this year’s award and would welcome suggestions from the wider membership – please send any suggestions to Sarah Glover (

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