Tourism injected £3bn into Cumbria’s economy last year

Lake District
Cumbria’s tourism sector generated £3bn for the county’s economy last year and supported 65,000 jobs – 20% of the county’s total employment. The statistics come from the Scarborough Tourism Economic Activity Monitor, commonly known as ‘STEAM’. The latest figures focus on Cumbria’s overall tourism performance for 2018 and reveals an overall 3.7% increase in the value of tourism compared to the previous year. The biggest increases in were in Eden (+8.6%), South Lakeland (+5.6%), Barrow (+4.2%) and Copeland (+4.... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...