Travel Trade Events

Whilst our marketing during the pandemic has been domestically focused, we have been keeping our international markets warm to ensure that as soon as it is time to activate, we are ready. Over the past few months, we have delivered webinars to operators, assisted with a range of travel trade enquiries, attended PR connect with…

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Lake District lovers can tune in to visit virtually

With national and international travel on hold whilst the country awaits the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, people across the UK can visit the Lake District, Cumbria from the comfort of their living rooms this weekend. Viewers will be eagerly tuning into Channel 5 on Friday evening to watch Scottish comedian Susan Calman explore…

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Honister launches ‘Buy Local’ challenge to aid local businesses this Christmas

The team at The Honister Slate Mine is using its nationally recognised status as one of Cumbria’s best-known attractions to encourage people to ditch major online retailers in favour of supporting local businesses this Christmas. The attraction and working slate mine at Fleetwith Pike in the northern Lake District is working with several businesses across…

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Treetop Trek to donate 20% of Christmas voucher sales to Bendrigg Trust

South Lakes adventure attraction Treetop Trek is donating 20% of all voucher sales to The Bendrigg Trust, amid concern that activity and adventure charities for the disabled and disadvantaged are suffering after ministers told schools not to take pupils on overnight residential visits. The Trust specialises in adventure activities for disadvantaged people and those with…

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Books

Entries open for Lake District literary awards

Did you use lockdown to publish that book you always meant to write? The 2021 Hunter Davies Lakeland Book of the Year is open for entries and the judges are looking for their next winner. The competition celebrates and showcases the myriad of literature the Lake District inspires each year. Open to any book published…

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Contact the PR team on
01539 822 222 or pressoffice@cumbriatourism.org