Cumbrian tourism enjoys a post-Brexit staycation boom
Cumbria Tourism has revealed figures show that, just months after the county was battered by Storm Desmond, record numbers of people are taking a break in the county.
In August, the occupancy for self-catering accommodation in the area was 87 per cent, the highest figure in eight years.
Figures were equally high in the sector during June and July, making this one of the best summer periods in years for the tourism industry.
Mike Grant, customer services manager at Sally's Cottages, said: "Over the past few years people are visiting the Lakes more often. People are now coming three,... read more
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