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Tourism Research and Eden Visitor Numbers

The value of Eden's Tourism Economy rises to £336.6million in 2017

We part commission STEAM research to show the value and volume of tourism in Eden. The latest available headline figures for Eden are available as an Infogram which is available free of charge and the most up to date full STEAM report for Eden can be viewed at our offices by prior arrangement.

According to the 2017 STEAM research figures the Eden District benefited from an increase on the number of visitors, their spend and the number of FTE (full time equivalent jobs) supported by Tourism:

  • Eden attracted 4.998 million tourism visits (visitor numbers up 4.7% on 2016)
  • A massive £336.6 million being generated within the local economy through visitor and tourism business expenditure (an increase of 8.8% on 2016).
  • Tourism accounted for 4,472 full-time equivalent jobs in Eden (an increase of 4.4% on 2016)

Cumbria Tourism can provide further research figures for Cumbria, for more information please visit the research section of their website.

For more information contact the Eden Tourism Team:

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