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Fabulous food bringing new visitors to the Lakes

A new generation of artisan food producers are attracting a different kind of tourist to the Lake District. A rise in the number of micro-breweries, farm dairies and specialist butchers is making Cumbria an epicurean holiday destination of choice.

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Local produce putting the Western Lakes on the map

Tourism is a billion pound industry for Cumbria.

The scenery attracts thousands of visitors to the county every year.

West Cumbria is often overlooked by tourists but it has much to offer food enthusiasts.

Today local producers are coming together to market the area's specialities better.

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