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Latest figures reveal record summer for Cumbria’s tourism industry

Latest figures reveal record summer for Cumbria’s tourism industry • June: Cumbria’s overall room occupancy was the highest for a decade (73.6%). • Serviced accommodation also slightly up on 2015 in July and August. • July: Self-catering occupancy reached 80.4% – the first time it has toppled 80% since the Cumbria Tourism Occupancy Survey began…

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Cumbria Tourism launches major campaign to attract winter visitors

Cumbria Tourism launches major campaign to attract winter visitors Cumbria Tourism is unveiling plans for a major marketing campaign to promote the Lake District, Cumbria, as an all-year-round visitor destination during the traditionally quieter winter months. As the county’s official destination organisation – representing more than 2,500 tourism businesses – Cumbria Tourism will launch the…

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Cumbria Tourism selects Mountain Rescue as designated charity

Cumbria Tourism selects Mountain Rescue as designated charity Cumbria Tourism has chosen Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association (LDSAMRA) as its designated charity, with funds generated through its ‘FairBooking’ initiative over the last year going direct to help mountain rescue teams in the county. FairBooking Cumbria, which is part of FairBookingUK, is an ethical…

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Cumbrian peak inches its way to mountain status

Cumbrian peak inches its way to mountain status Cumbria Tourism is welcoming the addition of its newest mountain, Calf Top, and says now is the perfect time to visit this lesser-known part of the Yorkshire Dales. Calf Top, near the market town of Sedbergh, has just been elevated to mountain status and a new height…

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Cumbria sees upturn in ‘alternative’ places to stay

Cumbria sees upturn in ‘alternative’ places to stay How does a night under the stars sleeping in a shepherd’s hut sound, or what about a chance to live like a hobbit in an underground hideaway? According to latest figures there has been a steady increase in the choice of ‘alternative’ accommodation on offer to holidaymakers…

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