Full report: August bank holiday boost for tourism

Tourism businesses in the South West say the bank holiday weekend has provided a much needed boost to their industry.

Nearly a quarter of a million holidaymakers visited the region, bringing £73 million into Devon and Cornwall.

It came just in time - it was feared some businesses would go bust if we had a repeat of the last three dismal summers. Our Cornwall Correspondent Steve Hardy reports.

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Bank Holiday boost for tourism

Tourism bosses in the West Country said the Bank Holiday sunshine gave a welcome boost to their coffers.