A World Tourism Day like no other

Yesterday (Sunday 27 September) marked World Tourism Day, organised annually by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation to highlight the importance of tourism for all parts of our society. Cumbria Tourism Chairman Jim Walker explains why he believes this message is more important than ever. He says, “The Lake District, Cumbria is one of Britain’s…

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New Celebrity endorsement campaign launched to inspire autumn staycations

What do David Hasselhoff, TV presenter Helen Skelton and actress Anna Friel all have in common? They’re among just three of the high-profile names to contribute to a new Cumbria Tourism initiative which forms part of its Autumn and Winter Marketing Campaign to inspire visits to the Lake District, Cumbria. Other familiar faces getting behind…

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Local Residents urged to support Cumbria Attractions Week

As the summer holidays draw to a close, Cumbria Tourism is calling on residents to continue their strong support for local attractions and the thousands of local people employed by the tourism sector by getting involved in this week’s #CumbriaAttractionsWeek. Running until Sunday (September 6), the county’s official Destination Management Organisation is asking people to…

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Step back in time: Exploring Cumbria’s Roman treasures

After months of entertaining and educating the kids at home, bosses at the Senhouse Roman Museum are hoping the newly-reopened attraction can help reignite children’s interest in Cumbrian history and jumpstart their preparations for a return to school next month. After re-opening to the public last week, bosses at the attraction near Maryport say they…

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Castlerigg Stone circle

Get involved with “Love Culture Week”

Cumbria Tourism is using the Government’s ‘Love Culture Week’ (from 17 August 2020) to highlight the amazing range of museums, galleries, heritage sites, cinemas and cultural organisations we have in the Lake District, Cumbria.  It’s all part of the national #EnjoySummerSafely  campaign. It’s also ideal content for #theperfectplacetobe campaign and a fantastic way for the county to get behind our world-class…

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