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People are 'coming back to the Lake District for more'

If you're in England, this weekend is the last bank holiday of the summer - and many people will be heading to Cumbria and southern Scotland to get away for a few days.

Tourism bosses in the Lake District are reporting a good summer so far - and are hoping the weather stays dry over the next few days.

Hannah McNulty has been speaking to holidaymakers and businesses.


Smaller tourism events still happening despite funding cuts

"Cumbria needs to rise above funding cuts with new approaches and fresh ideas", so says the managing director of Cumbria Tourism.

Last week Ian Stephens voiced concerns that visitor numbers to the region could be hit because of festivals around the region being cancelled or postponed.

But he's keen to stress that lots of smaller events are still happening.

Kim Inglis reports.

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