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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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Abigail’s Party at the Theatre by the Lake

Abigail’s Party at the Theatre by the Lake Welcome to the 70s …. Ian Forrest is bringing the 70s back to the Theatre by the Lake, Keswick with Mike Leigh’s classic play Abigail’s Party, with the amazing costumes and the 70s music and the unique comedy this is a play you can’t stop watching. Brief… Read more »

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Cumbria Tourism awarded Best Social campaign

Cumbria Tourism awarded Best Social/Digital campaign at inaugural Social Travel Britain Awards We are celebrating after being awarded Best Social/Digital campaign by a Destination Management Organisation (DMO) or Tourist Board at the inaugural Social Travel Britain Awards. The new award was given for the organisation’s highly acclaimed and inspirational #theplacetobe campaign that was developed in conjunction… Read more »

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Famous Residents of the Lake District

The Famous Residents of the Lake District We are going to take a look through some of our Famous Residents that Loved the Lake District Beatrix Potter (1966 – 1943) Beatrix Potter was born in London in 1866, but later lived solely in the Lake District. She had a lonely childhood, educated at home and… Read more »

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Drive direct bookings by using FairBooking UK

Drive direct bookings by using FairBooking UK Cumbria Tourism were pleased to be part of the soft launch of FairBooking UK last year alongside, The New Forest and Visit Cornwall. The aim of FairBooking is to encourage travellers to book direct, or through a FairBooking channel rather than through the Online Travel Agents (OTA’s). Wales have also recently… Read more »

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The 39 Steps at The Theatre by the Lake

The 39 Steps at The Theatre by the Lake This Saturday evening, Charlie Wearden (Photography Assistant) and her mum visited The Theatre by the Lake to watch their brand new production ‘The 39 Steps’. Now over to Charlie to describe her evening and the new production … Honestly, I had never been to the Theatre by… 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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    Abigail’s Party at the Theatre by the Lake

    Abigail’s Party at the Theatre by the Lake Welcome to the 70s …. Ian Forrest is bringing the 70s back to the Theatre by the Lake, Keswick with Mike Leigh’s classic play Abigail’s Party, with the amazing costumes and the 70s music and the unique comedy this is a play you can’t stop watching. Brief… Read more »

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    Cumbria Tourism awarded Best Social campaign

    Cumbria Tourism awarded Best Social/Digital campaign at inaugural Social Travel Britain Awards We are celebrating after being awarded Best Social/Digital campaign by a Destination Management Organisation (DMO) or Tourist Board at the inaugural Social Travel Britain Awards. The new award was given for the organisation’s highly acclaimed and inspirational #theplacetobe campaign that was developed in conjunction… Read more »

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    Famous Residents of the Lake District

    The Famous Residents of the Lake District We are going to take a look through some of our Famous Residents that Loved the Lake District Beatrix Potter (1966 – 1943) Beatrix Potter was born in London in 1866, but later lived solely in the Lake District. She had a lonely childhood, educated at home and… Read more »

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    Drive direct bookings by using FairBooking UK

    Drive direct bookings by using FairBooking UK Cumbria Tourism were pleased to be part of the soft launch of FairBooking UK last year alongside, The New Forest and Visit Cornwall. The aim of FairBooking is to encourage travellers to book direct, or through a FairBooking channel rather than through the Online Travel Agents (OTA’s). Wales have also recently… Read more »