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Cumbria Day showcases the very best of the county in the corridors of power

The very best of Cumbria was showcased in the corridors of power at the annual Cumbria Day.

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Chilli Festival returns to Holker for more fiery fun

The hottest event of the year is back in Cumbria as Holker Chilli Festival returns for a fourth year this September.

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Cumbrian inn awarded five-star status

A highly popular Lake District inn has attained 5-star status from AA Hotel & Hospitality Services.

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Taste Cumbria magazine set for launch

A new magazine for food fans in Cumbria is set to be launched this month.

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Sky-high fine dining launches Taste Cumbria Ulverston

Lots of laughs and a little fine dining are being planned to enhance the experience for visitors to this year’s Taste Cumbria Ulverston event.

Cumbria food and drink celebration draws in the crowds

A showcase of all that is great about food and drink in Cumbria drew in the crowds this Easter weekend.

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New beer launched ahead of Taste Cumbria festival

A new beer has been created by the Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery, ahead of the newest Taste Cumbria food festival.

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Hotel group teams up with top chef to launch culinary academy

A leading hotel group is serving up a new recipe to inspire young people to forge a career in the hospitality sector.

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Best beer in the North West for Cumbria’s Hawkshead Brewery

Hawkshead Brewery's Windermere Pale has been named Champion Beer of the North West.


Taste Cumbria set for Kirkby Lonsdale debut

A new location has been revealed as a destination for the Taste Cumbria food festival.

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Romney goes to Hollywood

In an unlikely collaboration, George Romney is producing a limited edition Kendal mint cake to mark the 21st birthday of US celebrity Kendall Jenner.

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Cumbrian restaurants make UK top 10

Restaurants in Cumbria have been named in the top 10 best rated restaurants in the UK by users of TripAdvisor.

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Cumbria celebrates two new Michelin stars

Cumbria has doubled its tally of Michelin-starred restaurants with the publication of the 2017 edition of the Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland.


Chilli festival to heat up Holker Hall

Holker Hall’s hottest event returns this weekend with its array of spicy market stalls, live entertainment, and infamous chilli eating contest.

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L’Enclume in Cumbria tops Good Food Guide

Simon Rogan's restaurant L'Enclume in Cartmel has been crowned the best in the UK for the fourth year running by the Good Food Guide.

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Popular food festival returns to Ulverston

Food fans will flock to Ulverston for the Taste Cumbria festival this weekend (May 28 – 29).

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Holker Hall opens new brasserie

Holker Hall and Gardens near Cartmel has opened The Ilex Brasserie in a former private dining room.

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Celebrity chefs out in force for Kendal Festival of Food

Top chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn will take centre stage at this weekend’s Kendal Festival of Food.

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South Cumbria shines at food awards

A host of South Cumbrian eateries scooped honours at the fifth annual Cumbria Life Food & Drink Awards.

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Raymond Blanc protégé takes reins at top Lakes hotel

Raymond Blanc protégé Nick Edgar has been appointed Head Chef of Michelin starred restaurant at The Samling.

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Taste Cumbria Christmas goes ahead with the Spirit of Cumbria

Taste Cumbria Christmas will take place in Cockermouth this weekend, despite the recent flooding.