New Celebrity endorsement campaign launched to inspire autumn staycations

What do David Hasselhoff, TV presenter Helen Skelton and actress Anna Friel all have in common? They’re among just three of the high-profile names to contribute to a new Cumbria Tourism initiative which forms part of its Autumn and Winter Marketing Campaign to inspire visits to the Lake District, Cumbria. Other familiar faces getting behind…

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Local Residents urged to support Cumbria Attractions Week

As the summer holidays draw to a close, Cumbria Tourism is calling on residents to continue their strong support for local attractions and the thousands of local people employed by the tourism sector by getting involved in this week’s #CumbriaAttractionsWeek. Running until Sunday (September 6), the county’s official Destination Management Organisation is asking people to…

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National accolades for Cumbrian tourism businesses

Cumbria Tourism is leading the congratulations for two of the county’s top tourism businesses, who have both scooped special honours at VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence. The Quiet Site, Ullswater, took a silver award in the Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism category, while Haven Cottage in Ambleside was awarded bronze in the B&B and Guest House…

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VIPs join Cumbria Tourism’s county-wide tour encouraging people to ‘Eat Out to Help Out’

Cumbria Tourism has teamed up with the county’s Lord Lieutenant and MPs in county-wide efforts to help local food and drink businesses get back up and running through the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme. Over the past 48 hours, Cumbria Tourism Board members have been out and about meeting local businesses who are…

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Lake District, Cumbria urges visitors to book ahead for summer staycations

With the official school summer holidays now underway, visitors to the Lake District, Cumbria are being urged to plan and book ahead to make the most of their post-lockdown staycations. From Hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses to campsites and cottages, accommodation providers across one of the country’s top rural visitor destinations have been working hard to…

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