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Schools out for Summer for residents in ‘MyCumbria’

With the school summer holidays just around the corner, MyCumbria’s newly expanded range of offers is a great way to help keep the kids happy during the long school break – at a fraction of the cost.

The MyCumbria card, which has just celebrated its fourth birthday, is Cumbria Tourism’s exclusive discount scheme for people who live and work within the county. The card, which costs just £20 and can be used for a full 12 months, gives access to a whole host of amazing discounts for popular family attractions, restaurants and cafes, shopping and leisure activities right across Cumbria.

Some of the discounts on days out for Summer 2016 include:

• 50% off ‘round the lake’ cruises at Ullswater Steamers
• 2 for 1 entry at Lowther Castle and Gardens
• 25% off admission at Carlisle Castle
• 20% off full adult admission to the galleries at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
• 15% off entry at Tree Top Adventure at GoApe – Whinlatter and Grizedale Forest
• 20% off at Treetop Trek, Brockhole on Windermere
• 2 for 1 entry at Holme Open Farm, Sedbergh
• 10% off entry at Kendal CrazyClimb
• 20% off entry at Muncaster Castle, grounds and owl centre
• 50% off tickets for Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
• 30% off admission prices at Lakes Aquarium, Newby Bridge (and 10% off in the shop and café)
• 25% off admission at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Ulverston
• 2 for 1 entry at Holker Hall and Gardens
• 20% off entry during Summer 2016 at Lakeland Motor Museum
• £5.50 off adult tickets at South Lakes Safari Zoo, Dalton-in-Furness
• 20% off entry at Old Hall Farm, Ulverston
• 25% off admission at Lake District Coast Aquarium, Maryport
• 10% off entry at Urban Extreme Indoor Skate Park, Barrow

Sam Tollerson, Commercial Assistant at Cumbria Tourism says, “Very few places in the British Isles have what we have – and it’s all on our door step – just waiting for us to explore. Since the launch of MyCumbria, I have been overwhelmed with the response both from businesses who want to take part and local people who want to make the most of local activities and attractions at a specially reduced price for residents. With the start of the summer holidays, it’s a great time to introduce family and friends to the MyCumbria card.

To see the full range of discounts available on Cumbria Tourism’s MyCumbria card, visit: www.mycumbriacard.co.uk.

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Notes to Editors:

1. For more information, please contact Cumbria Tourism Press Office on: 01539 825019 or email pressoffice@cumbriatourism.org
2. Cumbria Tourism is the lead organisation for tourism in the county and is at the heart of the Cumbria Visitor Economy. It is also the largest membership organisation in Cumbria with more than 2,400 members. In 2015, more than 43 million people visited Cumbria, contributing more than £2.62 billion to the local economy and supporting around 61,000 jobs.
3. For more information about visiting the Lake District, Cumbria, visit: www.golakes.co.uk
4. To find out more about the work of Cumbria Tourism, visit www.cumbriatourism.org

For further information

Contact Reception on
01539 822222 or info@cumbriatourism.org