Organisers praise "best ever" Taste Cumbria

The third Taste Cumbria Food Festival has been called a huge success as 20 thousand people arrived in Cockermouth over the weekend.

The two-day long event brought in hundreds of thousands of pounds to the local economy.

It was set up in the wake of the devastating floods of 2009.

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Taste Cumbria Festival

The third Taste Cumbria Food Festival has got underway in Cockermouth. The two-day long event is expected to draw in crowds of up to 20 thousand over the weekend and bring hundreds of thousands of pounds into the local economy.