Global warming will be high on the agenda at a conference in Cumbria on the future of sustainable tourism.

Leading travel writers from around the UK will gather in Windermere next month for the event which will hear hard-hitting presentations from two campaigning environmentalists.

Ashley Cooper, a photographer who spent years documenting the impact of climate change across the world for his book Global Warming Images will be joined by eco-adventurer and environmentalist Kate Rawles, who has just returned from a year-long journey through South America on a bamboo bicycle.

The event, to be attended by Cumbria Tourism managing director Gill Haigh, is being hosted at the Cedar Manor Hotel in Windermere by its owners.

Cedar Manor is a member of Considerate Hotels, a specialist company that helps hospitality businesses operate responsibly. It was selected by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to develop an energy management app, specifically for the UK SME hospitality market.

The event, on December 3, will also include a sail with Windermere Lake Cruises and a walk up Orrest Head.