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.

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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

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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

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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

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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: and book yourself a break away. What’s on: Flower Weekend in Glenridding – Saturday 19th –

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