Lakeland Book of the Year 2029 Entries

Lakeland Book of the Year 2020: Your chance to follow in the footsteps of Wordsworth

Are you the next Wordsworth? The 2020 Hunter Davies Lakeland Book of the Year Award is open to entries and it’s time to make your literary mark in a year packed full of literary events centred around the 250th anniversary of the iconic poet’s birth. The Lakeland Book of the Year 2020 will celebrate and…

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Cumbria remains #theplacetobe all year round

With less than three weeks to go before winter officially begins, a campaign to support accommodation and attractions during the cosier months is well-underway at Cumbria Tourism, to ensure the county continues to be widely recognised as an all-year-round destination. Over the next three months, #theplacetobe campaign will focus on visitors challenging themselves by taking…

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Lakes Hospitality Trade Show’s special guests revealed – as stands fill-up fast

Businesses who want to showcase their products and services to the hospitality sector at one of the region’s biggest trade events of 2020 are being urged to hurry, as spaces at the Cumbrian event are becoming increasingly limited. With only nine exhibition spaces left in the main hall, the county’s longest-running trade show returns on…

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Lonely Planet Ambassador praises Cumbria’s car-free transport offering

An ambassador for one of the world’s most influential travel guides ‘Lonely Planet’, has highlighted The Lake District, Cumbria as one of her favourite places to visit without using a car, thanks to a successful partnership with Cumbria Tourism. As part of the official destination management organisation’s ongoing efforts to reduce the number of cars…

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Growing awareness of accessible tourism

The government’s recently announced sector deal has set out its ambition to make the UK the most accessible tourism destination in Europe by 2025 and with Purple Tuesday highlighting the growing need for change, Cumbria Tourism is supporting next month’s brand-new Tourism for Everyone Conference. Held at the Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa on…

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