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Ten reasons to visit The Lake District, Cumbria this winter

Ten reasons to visit The Lake District, Cumbria this winter 1. The Lake District, Cumbria now boasts the highest concentration of Michelin stars outside of London after Gilpin Hotel’s restaurant and new-comer Forest Side both received their first star recently. They join The Samling, near Ambleside and Simon Rogan’s 2-star L’Enclume in Cartmel on Cumbria’s…

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Cumbria Tourism teams up with UK’s leading outdoor retailer

  Cumbria Tourism teams up with UK’s leading outdoor retailer Blacks heads up list of new corporate partners The leading outdoor retailer in the UK has thrown its weight behind Cumbria Tourism’s winter marketing campaign to promote the county as an all-year-round destination. Cumbria’s official destination organisation is announcing details of a new partnership with…

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Love Cumbria

Fall in love with Cumbria this winter

Fall in love with Cumbria this winter If you’re thinking of visiting the Lake District, Cumbria this winter, or have already booked your stay and are looking for things to do, then look no further than a Love Cumbria card from Cumbria Tourism. It’s the ‘must have’ holiday accessory of the season. From 1st November…

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Ian Stephens

Managing Director of Cumbria Tourism to step down

Ian Stephens, the MD of Cumbria Tourism – the lead organisation for the marketing and development of tourism in the county – is stepping down. With destination brands like the Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall and Historic Carlisle, the role is one of the most important in England’s tourism industry responsible for Cumbria’s £2.6 billion industry…

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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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