Wednesday 10 November 2021

15:30 – 17:00


We are delighted to invite buyer members to our upcoming Destination Update and Virtual Fam Trip hosted by Visit Lake District, Cumbria.

The journey will start onboard Windermere Lake Cruises’s newest vessel ‘MV Swift’, carrying up to 300 passengers and designed with accessibility and comfort in-mind. You will then discover Wordsworth Grasmere’s £6.5 million  transformation featuring their new museum and beautifully recreated gardens.

Experience a tasting with Grasmere Gingerbread® as you learn about this iconic and deliciously spicy-sweet delicacy invented by legendary Victorian cook Sarah Nelson in 1854.Then, hear an update from Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway on their new self-catering Pullman Coaches, Elmira and Maid of Kent, which have been lovingly brought back to life and find out more about their first-class observation carriage.

The Fam Trip will end with owners and distillers, Andy & Zoe from Shed 1 Distillery in Ulverston for a tour of their award-winning micro distillery followed by a gin tasting.

You will also hear from the Visit Lake District, Cumbria team on what’s new for 2021/2022 and how they can help support you on creating the perfect itinerary for your clients. Shortly after the event, attendees will be sent a travel trade directory containing contact details of travel trade ready suppliers across the destination.

Book your place now!

There are a very limited number of places for this event, and therefore will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note, bookings for this event must close at 17:00 on Friday 29 October 2021.

Please note that this event is for BUYER MEMBERS ONLY and restricted to ONE representative per member company.

If more than one person registers from the same company, the additional booking will be added to a waiting list. If this is the case with your booking, we will let you know that you have been added to the waiting list and that we cannot confirm your place unless we receive some cancellations prior to the event.

Any cancellations must be received in writing on or before Wednesday 3 November 2021. In the case of non-attendance on the day or cancellation after the above date, a £25+VAT charge will be applied to cover costs incurred. No refunds are available after the above date but a substitution attendee from your organisation would be accepted.


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