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Residents’ reward scheme heads into local communities

Residents’ reward scheme heads into local communities Cumbria Tourism’s MyCumbria local discount card scheme is continuing to expand and will be heading into local communities over the coming weeks with its new-look electric van, to promote a range of discounted days outs – all purely for people living or working in Cumbria. MyCumbria, which celebrates…

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Tourism businesses urged to take part in special ‘Health Check’

Cumbria Tourism is urging businesses to complete a survey capturing the current successes and challenges facing the county’s £2.72 billion tourism sector. The results will help ensure the organisation can better support the industry and underline Cumbria’s status as a world-class visitor destination. The ‘Tourism Business Health Check’ aims to find out how the sector…

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Lake District keeps its place at the top table of England’s best Michelin Star restaurants

  The Lake District has retained its name as one of the most prestigious foodie destinations in the UK, as well as being the best in the whole of the North West.   Cumbria’s position on the nationwide food map has been bolstered this year with The Forest Side at Grasmere and Hrishi at Gilpin…

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Great news for Fell Foot Park in Cumbria as Heritage Minister John Glen announces £684k National Lottery funding

Fell Foot Park on the shores of Lake Windermere is to be transformed, thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant of around £684,000 made possible by National Lottery players. The news, announced by Heritage Minister John Glen while on tour of Cumbria today, will mean that the National Trust, owners of the site, will…

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Government Minister visits UK’s newest World Heritage Site

Tourism and the rural economy will come under the spotlight over the next two days, as Minister for the Arts, Heritage & Tourism, John Glen MP, heads to Cumbria to visit the newly designated Lake District World Heritage Site and hear first-hand from a range of business about what it means to them. The visit…

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