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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Help Rob become #TourismSuperstar …

Help Rob become #TourismSuperstar … Vote Cumbria Rob … Help us win ‘Tourism Superstar’ title for Cumbria One of the youngest ever skippers of a Windermere ‘steamer’ has made the national shortlist in a competition to find VisitEngland’s Tourism Superstar 2016. The campaign recognises the dedication and passion of those working in the tourism industry and

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Cumbria Travel Information …

As of 13.50 23/12/2015 Cumbria Travel Information … Please note the situation in Cumbria is constantly changing and you can find the latest information through the links below. Visitor Information: The Lake District National Park (LDNP) website will be updated over Christmas to ensure you have the latest information to plan your visit. This includes

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In and Around Borrowdale

In and Around Borrowdale Quick Facts about Borrowdale Population – 417 (2011) District – Allerdale Landmarks – Lodore Falls, Bowderstone, Honistor Slate Mine & Ashness Brdge In 1752 William Gilpin once described Borrowdale as ‘a wild country south of Keswick’ but today Borrowdale is regarded as one of the most beautiful places in Cumbria, with sheep

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