Cumbria Tourism Awards 2017

Cumbria Tourism announce 2017 Award Winners

Cumbria Tourism – the official destination marketing organisation for the county’s £2.72 billion tourism industry – has revealed the winners of the 15th Cumbria Tourism Awards at a prestigious black tie award ceremony held at Cartmel Racecourse. The evening celebrated the very best of Cumbria’s tourism industry with hundreds of tourism professionals representing businesses from…

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Annual figures confirm growing tourism industry

Between 2015 and 2016, there was an overall 5.2% increase in tourist numbers and 4.1% in tourism revenue. This is mainly due to increasing numbers of day trippers over the last 12 months, which were up 6% on 2015. It also reflects the 2016 Visitor Attractions Performance Survey carried out by Cumbria Tourism’s research team,…

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Bridge opening procession for the New Gowan Bridge, Staveley

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

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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Cumbria Tourism Awards 2017

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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