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2015 'good year' for Cornwall tourism

Tourism bosses in Cornwall say 2015 has been one of the best years on record Credit: ITV News

Tourism bosses in Cornwall say 2015 has been one of the best years on record.

Visitor numbers are up on previous years by 5%. Part of the increase is due to terrorism attacks abroad but also the county being showcased in series like ITV's Doc Martin.

Attractions like Newquay Zoo have benefitted and so have many of Cornwall's hotels. Stephen Baker, Managing Director at Carbis Bay Hotel, says the BBC series Poldark has also brought in the crowds.

The more the merrier - as we find out in this report:

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Mount Edgcumbe to get new garden to celebrate 500 year anniversary of deer park

Mount Edgcumbe Credit: ITV News

A new garden is to be unveiled at Mount Edgcumbe, one of the region's most popular tourist destinations, later today.

It's to celebrate 500 years since Henry VIII granted a licence to create a deer park on the estate.

The estate is jointly owned by Cornwall and Plymouth City Councils.

Mount Edgcumbe Credit: ITV News
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