Cumbria Tourism – the county’s official destination marketing organisation – is welcoming today’s opening of a new bridge to re-connect the Lakeland village of Staveley and welcome back visitors, after it suffered irrepairable damage during Storm Desmond. The construction of the replacement bridge in Staveley, near Kendal, comes as a massive relief to those tourism…

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Tourism industry welcomes new bridge to re-connect Lake District village

Cumbria Tourism – the county’s official destination marketing organisation – is welcoming today’s opening of a new bridge to re-connect the Lakeland village of Staveley and welcome back visitors, after it suffered irrepairable damage during Storm Desmond. The construction of the replacement bridge in Staveley, near Kendal, comes as a massive relief to those tourism…

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King Arthur in Cumbria

Due for release this week, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is an upcoming epic adventure film retelling the story of the famous legend. Directed by Guy Ritchie, the cast includes Charlie Hunnam, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey and Jude Law. And with Arthur Pendragon himself (Hunnam) living and learning in Cumbria as a child, GoLakes explains why…

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Finalists unveiled for the 15th Cumbria Tourism awards

Over the last month, the Judges have been meeting to go through the entries submitted for this year’s Cumbria Tourism Awards to draw up a shortlist of finalists across the 17 categories. We are delighted to announce that the celebration, held on Wednesday 21st June 2017, will be returning to Cartmel Racecourse for a second…

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HRH The Prince of Wales honoured by Cumbria’s tourism industry

HRH The Prince of Wales honoured by Cumbria’s tourism industry. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is being recognised with a unique award for his ‘Special Contribution to Tourism in Cumbria’ during a visit to the county today, Monday 10 April 2017. Cumbria Tourism – the destination marketing organisation which represents 2,400 tourism businesses…

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