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Tour of Britain & Cumbria welcome top teams ….

This September the Tour of Britain is heading to Cumbria for not one but two stages… The first stage that we see is on the 8th September when stage 3 rolls out of Cockermouth where they head out to Maryport before heading up the coast through Aspatria to the Solway Firth there last stop in… Read more »

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Lake District Summer Music 30th Anniversary

Lake District Summer Music is 30 Lake District Summer Music is celebrating their 30th birthday, and this year’s festival is going to take place between 1st to 14th August this world renowned international festival takes place across the Lake District in some stunning locations. With well over 50 events there is something for all music… Read more »

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In & Around Windermere

In and Around Windermere Quick Facts about Windermere Population – 8,359 (2011) District – South Lakeland Landmarks – Townend, Blackwell The Arts & Craft House, Baddeley Clock & Lakeland Limited Windermere is often thought to be the location of the largest natural lake in England but the older town of Bowness-on-Windermere is where the lake can be found. Windermere… Read more »

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Lakes Distillery at Bassenthwaite Lake

Lakes Distillery at Bassenthwaite Lake Last week Sarah Jones (PR Executive) and her fiancé visited the Lake Distillery while having a day out in the Western Lake District. Here is what Sarah thought of her experience at the distillery This was the first time I had visited Lakes Distillery and from the moment you arrive… Read more »

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Hadrians Wall tour bus explores World Heritage Site

New Hadrians Wall tour bus explores iconic World Heritage Site Visitors can find new ways to experience 2,000 years of history along the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site this summer, thanks to new bus tours being run by Open Book Visitor Guiding and supported through ‘See More: Cumbria and the Lake District’.     Departing… Read more »

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It’s that time of year again … Cumbria Tourism AGM

It’s that time of year again … Welcome to Cumbria Tourism’s AGM This year’s Annual General Meeting sponsored by Thomas Armstrong Renewables was held at the Rheged Centre, Penrith attended by over 80 Cumbria Tourism Businesses. First on the stage was the Chairman of Cumbria Tourism, Eric Robson, he gave a quick welcome to everyone… Read more »

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2015 Cumbria Tourism Award Winners …

2015 Cumbria Tourism Award Winners The 13th Cumbria Tourism Awards were held at Castle Green Hotel in Kendal on Tuesday 16th June 2015. This glittering ceremony is a celebration of the very best of Cumbria’s tourism industry. Many tourism professionals represented businesses from around the county eagerly gathered to hear Canadian comedian Sean Collins announce… Read more »

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Family Holidays in the Lake District

Family Holidays in the Lake District If you want to know about the best family holidays in the Lake District, check out our family holiday ideas where you’ll find valuable information on everywhere from North to the South of Cumbria. One family, one video, one great camping holiday in the Lake District The Lake District,… Read more »

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Happy Birthday MyCumbria

Happy Birthday MyCumbria This month Cumbria Tourism the official tourist board for the Lake District, Cumbria, is celebrating three years of rewarding local residents with its MyCumbria card scheme. Cumbria Tourism works hard to attract visitors from far afield but also recognises the important economic contribution that local residents make to the area.  MyCumbria is… Read more »

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In and Around Keswick

In and Around Keswick Quick Facts about Keswick Population – 4,821 (2011) District – Allerdale Landmarks – Moot Hall, Cumberland Pencil Museum, Castlerigg Stone Circle, John Ruskin Memorial Keswick is a Cumbrian Market Town located in the Lake District National Park, on the northern edge of Derwentwater and just a short drive from Bassenthwaite, in a… Read more »

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    Tour of Britain & Cumbria welcome top teams ….

    This September the Tour of Britain is heading to Cumbria for not one but two stages… The first stage that we see is on the 8th September when stage 3 rolls out of Cockermouth where they head out to Maryport before heading up the coast through Aspatria to the Solway Firth there last stop in… Read more »

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    Lake District Summer Music 30th Anniversary

    Lake District Summer Music is 30 Lake District Summer Music is celebrating their 30th birthday, and this year’s festival is going to take place between 1st to 14th August this world renowned international festival takes place across the Lake District in some stunning locations. With well over 50 events there is something for all music… Read more »

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    In & Around Windermere

    In and Around Windermere Quick Facts about Windermere Population – 8,359 (2011) District – South Lakeland Landmarks – Townend, Blackwell The Arts & Craft House, Baddeley Clock & Lakeland Limited Windermere is often thought to be the location of the largest natural lake in England but the older town of Bowness-on-Windermere is where the lake can be found. Windermere… Read more »

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    Lakes Distillery at Bassenthwaite Lake

    Lakes Distillery at Bassenthwaite Lake Last week Sarah Jones (PR Executive) and her fiancé visited the Lake Distillery while having a day out in the Western Lake District. Here is what Sarah thought of her experience at the distillery This was the first time I had visited Lakes Distillery and from the moment you arrive… Read more »

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    Hadrians Wall tour bus explores World Heritage Site

    New Hadrians Wall tour bus explores iconic World Heritage Site Visitors can find new ways to experience 2,000 years of history along the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site this summer, thanks to new bus tours being run by Open Book Visitor Guiding and supported through ‘See More: Cumbria and the Lake District’.     Departing… Read more »

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    It’s that time of year again … Cumbria Tourism AGM

    It’s that time of year again … Welcome to Cumbria Tourism’s AGM This year’s Annual General Meeting sponsored by Thomas Armstrong Renewables was held at the Rheged Centre, Penrith attended by over 80 Cumbria Tourism Businesses. First on the stage was the Chairman of Cumbria Tourism, Eric Robson, he gave a quick welcome to everyone… Read more »

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    2015 Cumbria Tourism Award Winners …

    2015 Cumbria Tourism Award Winners The 13th Cumbria Tourism Awards were held at Castle Green Hotel in Kendal on Tuesday 16th June 2015. This glittering ceremony is a celebration of the very best of Cumbria’s tourism industry. Many tourism professionals represented businesses from around the county eagerly gathered to hear Canadian comedian Sean Collins announce… Read more »

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    Family Holidays in the Lake District

    Family Holidays in the Lake District If you want to know about the best family holidays in the Lake District, check out our family holiday ideas where you’ll find valuable information on everywhere from North to the South of Cumbria. One family, one video, one great camping holiday in the Lake District The Lake District,… Read more »

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    Happy Birthday MyCumbria

    Happy Birthday MyCumbria This month Cumbria Tourism the official tourist board for the Lake District, Cumbria, is celebrating three years of rewarding local residents with its MyCumbria card scheme. Cumbria Tourism works hard to attract visitors from far afield but also recognises the important economic contribution that local residents make to the area.  MyCumbria is… Read more »