2012 was a tough year for tourism in the South West. The Olympic effect, the difficult economic climate and unsettled weather resulted in a 6% national drop in rural domestic trips and 2% drop in longer domestic breaks. That impact has been felt across the industry, but there’s little doubt that the impact has been the least on businesses that have continued to invest in excellence – in their infrastructure, their people, their marketing, their skills. Those are the kind of businesses that win tourism awards and I invite them all to enter.”
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There will be showers first thing, moving eastwards during the morning. Some of heavy. Away from the cloud there will be bright breaks.
Early showers - some of them heavy - will move east during the morning. On a brighter note there will be sunny spells away from the cloud
Expect more rain tonight along with strengthening winds. It will be showery tomorrow with bright breaks. Reaching 14 C but feeling colder