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Eden Tourism Summit

Save the date for the 2020 Eden Tourism Summit!

The 2020 Eden Tourism Summit will take place on Wednesday 14 October.  We have a fantastic venue lined up - watch this space!

2019 Eden Tourism Summit

The 2019 Eden Tourism Summit 'Sustainability: Working together to strengthen our visitor economy' took place on Thursday 17 October 10.15am to 3.30pm  at the North Lakes Hotel and Spa, Penrith. 

We brought together exceptionally high profile tourism professionals to speak about important tourism issues which will directly benefit your business.  In addition, we ran workshops sessions in the afternoon. 

The Summit was chaired by Jim Walker, Chair of the Eden Tourism Network with a welcome by Councillor Virginia Taylor, Leader of Eden District Council.

Speakers presentations:

In addition, delegates had the opportunity to take part in two workshop sessions in the afternoon. 

Workshops presentations:

There was also the opportunity to network with other tourism businesses during a two course hot and cold buffet lunch served in the Fyr Grill and the chance to have a short tour of North Lakes Hotel and Spa.  Delegate Rate: £30 plus vat (£36).

Previous Eden Tourism Summits:

  • 2018: Shap Wells Hotel
  • 2017: Askham Hall, near Penrith
  • 2016: Tebay Services Hotel, Near Orton, Penrith
  • 2015: Appleby Manor Country House Hotel, Appleby
  • 2014: The Inn on the Lake, Ullswater
  • 2013: Center Parcs, Penrith
  • 2012: Lowther Castle and Gardens, near Penrith

Presentations from previous summits are available on request.

For more information contact the Eden Tourism Team:

  •   Email:
  •   Address: Eden District Council, Mansion House, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7YG