Climb the Mine_MG_9841

To infinity and beyond at Honister

When one Cumbria Tourism team member was invited to visit Honister Slate Mine for a whistle stop tour of the adventures on offer little did she know the exhilaration she was letting herself in for when she eagerly accepted.   Driving along the Borrowdale valley to Seatoller, Rebecca from the PR team headed on up… Read more »

High_Cup_Nick_Eden_Valley

A Sensational Summer Of Sports in Cumbria

Sports fever is currently sweeping the UK with Great Britain sitting at a healthy second in the medal table at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. So what better time to get involved and discover new sports than the adventure capital of the UK…Cumbria! Summer 2016 is host to a variety of sports events and activities… Read more »

Solfest

5 Fantastic Family Days Out in Cumbria this August

With the summer holidays well under way, we thought we’d share our thoughts on some of the best family outings the Lake District has to offer this month, to help you plan your next trip! Or simply provide some light reading for those that actually have no intention of leaving the house. So without further… Read more »

The Rivals

A Cultural Evening at the Theatre by the Lake

The Cumbria Tourism team were kindly invited to the opening night of The Rivals at the ‘Theatre by the Lake‘ in Keswick last Saturday, and it didn’t disappoint! A comedy written by Robert Brinsley Sheridan, first shown in Covent Garden in 1775, The Rivals is still laugh out loud funny today. The play follows the trials and tribulations… Read more »

Beatrix Potter - 150th Anniversary

Celebratory Film Unveiled for Beatrix Potter Anniversary

To mark 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter, a group of Lake District businesses have launched a short online film to celebrate her life and help promote Cumbria to potential visitors across the globe. The film (available to view on Youtube) depicts a trip from Beatrix Potter’s Lake District home – the National Trust’s… Read more »

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…

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  • Climb the Mine_MG_9841

    To infinity and beyond at Honister

    When one Cumbria Tourism team member was invited to visit Honister Slate Mine for a whistle stop tour of the adventures on offer little did she know the exhilaration she was letting herself in for when she eagerly accepted.   Driving along the Borrowdale valley to Seatoller, Rebecca from the PR team headed on up… Read more »

  • High_Cup_Nick_Eden_Valley

    A Sensational Summer Of Sports in Cumbria

    Sports fever is currently sweeping the UK with Great Britain sitting at a healthy second in the medal table at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. So what better time to get involved and discover new sports than the adventure capital of the UK…Cumbria! Summer 2016 is host to a variety of sports events and activities… Read more »

  • Solfest

    5 Fantastic Family Days Out in Cumbria this August

    With the summer holidays well under way, we thought we’d share our thoughts on some of the best family outings the Lake District has to offer this month, to help you plan your next trip! Or simply provide some light reading for those that actually have no intention of leaving the house. So without further… Read more »

  • The Rivals

    A Cultural Evening at the Theatre by the Lake

    The Cumbria Tourism team were kindly invited to the opening night of The Rivals at the ‘Theatre by the Lake‘ in Keswick last Saturday, and it didn’t disappoint! A comedy written by Robert Brinsley Sheridan, first shown in Covent Garden in 1775, The Rivals is still laugh out loud funny today. The play follows the trials and tribulations… Read more »

  • Beatrix Potter - 150th Anniversary

    Celebratory Film Unveiled for Beatrix Potter Anniversary

    To mark 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter, a group of Lake District businesses have launched a short online film to celebrate her life and help promote Cumbria to potential visitors across the globe. The film (available to view on Youtube) depicts a trip from Beatrix Potter’s Lake District home – the National Trust’s… Read more »

  • 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 »