Silecroft beach, West Cumbria

Top 10 Places To Propose In Cumbria

So you’re thinking of finally popping the question to your loved one? It’s important to make sure the setting & surroundings are up to scratch with the occasion and that they give you the answer you want! With Pippa Middleton getting engaged in the Lake District this past weekend, we’ve compiled a list of some… Read more »

Cocoa Bean, Hawkshead

Cumbria Tourism Go Cocoa

As Charlie will tell you, it’s not every day you get invited to a chocolate factory. Last Wednesday, a few lucky members of the Cumbria Tourism team got to experience first-hand the delights of the Children’s Chocolate Workshop at the Cocoa Bean; which opened its doors just last month in the beautiful village of Hawkshead…. Read more »

Where is Peter Rabbit?

Where is Peter Rabbit? The Beatrix Potter Musical Adventure! A mothers review!

For many people Beatrix Potter and her famous creations including Peter Rabbit and friends were childhood heroes and icons. So what better way is there to rekindle your love for the cute little characters and introduce the latest generation to a world of magic and intrigue that is unique to Beatrix Potter’s writing, than to… Read more »

The Lamplighter

Visit To The Lamplighter Dining Rooms

With the opening of the newly renovated The Lamplighter Dining Rooms situated in the heart of Windermere, some of the team at Cumbria Tourism were keen experience the recent changes to this popular Lake District eatery. Heralded recently by food critic Jay Rayner for its top-notch Sunday lunches, The Lamplighter has expanded its offering with… Read more »

View from Latrigg

8 photos that will make you fall in love with Cumbria all over again…

Cumbria and the Lake District is home to the most beautiful scenery in the country. From peaks in the clouds to stunning lake shorelines to sweeping coastline, Cumbria has it all. Take a look at some of our favourite pictures of Cumbria below and then come and experience them for yourself…

The winners and highly commended. Congratulations to all!

Award Winning Cumbria

The fabulous Cartmel Racecourse near Grange-over-Sands was home to the annual Tourism Awards this past Wednesday, hosted by the team here at Cumbria Tourism. The evening was a great success with businesses from across the county uniting to celebrate another great year for the Lake District and Cumbria! Many examples of excellence in Cumbria’s tourism… Read more »

Museum of Lakeland Life, Kendal

Trails of the Unexpected

This summer why not embark on a new way to see some of Cumbria’s best museums. Trails of the Unexpected is a celebration of the artworks and artefacts of galleries, museums and historic houses in Cumbria as well as the well-known artists, writers and dynasties associated with them. Walk in the footsteps of the Romans,… Read more »

lake district cottages

What to do on holiday in the Lake District

What to do on holiday in the Lake District The Lake District is a playground of relaxation, fun, adventure, great food, superb hospitality, unique culture, fresh air and mesmerising scenery. Here are the top 5 things to do when visiting the award-winning Lake District National Park. 1.) Bag a Wainwright Holiday cottages in the Lake… Read more »

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Flying above the Lake District

Flying above the Lake District with Virgin Balloon flights. This weekend saw the Lake District, Cumbria welcome back the clear blue skies, so two Cumbria Tourism team members took the opportunity to see the area from a different perspective thanks to Virgin Balloon Flights, and what a view they got … We will now hand… Read more »

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In and Around Ullswater & Glenridding …

In and Around Ullswater & Glenridding … Ullswater and Glenridding are still the #placetobe and there’s plenty of things to see and do this weekend. Come join us and enjoy this truly remarkable landscape. To find out more visit: www.golakes.co.uk and book yourself a break away. What’s on: Flower Weekend in Glenridding – Saturday 19th –… Read more »

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  • Silecroft beach, West Cumbria

    Top 10 Places To Propose In Cumbria

    So you’re thinking of finally popping the question to your loved one? It’s important to make sure the setting & surroundings are up to scratch with the occasion and that they give you the answer you want! With Pippa Middleton getting engaged in the Lake District this past weekend, we’ve compiled a list of some… Read more »

  • Cocoa Bean, Hawkshead

    Cumbria Tourism Go Cocoa

    As Charlie will tell you, it’s not every day you get invited to a chocolate factory. Last Wednesday, a few lucky members of the Cumbria Tourism team got to experience first-hand the delights of the Children’s Chocolate Workshop at the Cocoa Bean; which opened its doors just last month in the beautiful village of Hawkshead…. Read more »

  • Where is Peter Rabbit?

    Where is Peter Rabbit? The Beatrix Potter Musical Adventure! A mothers review!

    For many people Beatrix Potter and her famous creations including Peter Rabbit and friends were childhood heroes and icons. So what better way is there to rekindle your love for the cute little characters and introduce the latest generation to a world of magic and intrigue that is unique to Beatrix Potter’s writing, than to… Read more »

  • The Lamplighter

    Visit To The Lamplighter Dining Rooms

    With the opening of the newly renovated The Lamplighter Dining Rooms situated in the heart of Windermere, some of the team at Cumbria Tourism were keen experience the recent changes to this popular Lake District eatery. Heralded recently by food critic Jay Rayner for its top-notch Sunday lunches, The Lamplighter has expanded its offering with… Read more »

  • View from Latrigg

    8 photos that will make you fall in love with Cumbria all over again…

    Cumbria and the Lake District is home to the most beautiful scenery in the country. From peaks in the clouds to stunning lake shorelines to sweeping coastline, Cumbria has it all. Take a look at some of our favourite pictures of Cumbria below and then come and experience them for yourself…

  • The winners and highly commended. Congratulations to all!

    Award Winning Cumbria

    The fabulous Cartmel Racecourse near Grange-over-Sands was home to the annual Tourism Awards this past Wednesday, hosted by the team here at Cumbria Tourism. The evening was a great success with businesses from across the county uniting to celebrate another great year for the Lake District and Cumbria! Many examples of excellence in Cumbria’s tourism… Read more »

  • Museum of Lakeland Life, Kendal

    Trails of the Unexpected

    This summer why not embark on a new way to see some of Cumbria’s best museums. Trails of the Unexpected is a celebration of the artworks and artefacts of galleries, museums and historic houses in Cumbria as well as the well-known artists, writers and dynasties associated with them. Walk in the footsteps of the Romans,… Read more »

  • lake district cottages

    What to do on holiday in the Lake District

    What to do on holiday in the Lake District The Lake District is a playground of relaxation, fun, adventure, great food, superb hospitality, unique culture, fresh air and mesmerising scenery. Here are the top 5 things to do when visiting the award-winning Lake District National Park. 1.) Bag a Wainwright Holiday cottages in the Lake… Read more »

  • virgin-balloons

    Flying above the Lake District

    Flying above the Lake District with Virgin Balloon flights. This weekend saw the Lake District, Cumbria welcome back the clear blue skies, so two Cumbria Tourism team members took the opportunity to see the area from a different perspective thanks to Virgin Balloon Flights, and what a view they got … We will now hand… Read more »