Cumbria is in the limelight this winter with the 12th part documentary series called ’The Lakes ’ ITV1 presented scrap and by Rory McGrath.
The series is expected to cause a surge in tourism to the National Park this spring and summer, and has already shown a noticeable rise in bookings. The Langdale Chase Hotel which is featured in TVs and subsequently received over 100,000 hits on its website since the series began.
4.8 million Viewers tuned in to the first episode of the series, which saw ‘s Managing Director Thomas Noblett training to take part in a swim across the English Channel.
Cumbria tourism marketing director Alex McCoskrie said that money can’t buy benefit that as TVs would bring to the area.
The Lakes is on ITV1 on Mondays at 8 p.m.
Cumbria is mainly rural and it is well known for the Lake District and Lake District National Park, which are considered to be England’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. Cumbria has also been a huge inspiration for many artists, writers, and musicians.
Cumbria is mountainous county, and it proudly contains every single peak in England over 3,000 feet (910 m) above sea level. The Scafell Pike at 3,209 feet (978 m) is the highest point of England.