Business in the Lake District
in South Lakeland, Cumbria
South Lakeland has a growing reputation as a location where business can thrive. The area's tradition of manufacturing, engineering and locally inspired food and drink continues to see famous goods and products exported and used all around the world.
Here, you can find a truly diverse landscape, where agriculture and rural enterprises neighbour a burgeoning tourism and hospitality sector. We're sure you'll enjoy leadning more about our hi-tech and creative industries too, who are always at the forefront of innovation.
There is a great diversity of companies, with well-known household names sitting alongside small and medium sized businesses, each providing their own unique contribution to the economy. But please don’t just take our word for it, have a look for yourself!