Date(s) - 18th November 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hinkley Tourism Action Partnership funded FREE Digital Online Training Programme – Getting the most from the Coast

About this event

What are the best stories to share to ensure that you get media coverage about your business on the England Coast Path in Somerset/Exmoor and how to write them.

If you run a tourism and hospitality business (accommodation, attractions, experiences, cafes, pubs, transport providers) along the England Coast Path/South West Coast Path in Somerset or Exmoor and want to learn out to write the best stories this workshop is for you.

The workshop will be held online to save you the cost and time of travelling and are open to businesses based in West Somerset and Sedgemoor and those located near the coast path in Exmoor.

Hear from journalists and businesses who will be sharing their tips on how to write the perfect newsworthy story that will attract visitors to your business and raise your profile.

This is your chance to find out everything you always wanted to know about how to craft the perfect story for the media, so get your questions ready to ask our panel of experts.

You will also have time to meet and chat through ideas with other like-minded tourism businesses.

Everyone who attends will get these three additional benefits:

  1. A workbook designed to develop this area of your business.
  2. An opportunity to join the VESP programme of FREE business support. Under this scheme businesses will be matched with an industry expert with a range of skills to identify your business goals, opportunities, challenges and create a bespoke package of support.
  3. If you book onto the session, be in with a chance of winning a year’s membership at Visit Somerset at Silver level worth £425.00.

The numbers will be limited to make sure each session is as interactive as possible so make sure you book now to secure your place.

This is one of a series of six workshops Making the most of the Coast taking place in October and November you can find out more here or follow Nell Barrington.

We look forward to seeing you and if you have any questions please get in touch.

This workshop is one of an exciting series of free business support webinars with more planned this year click here for more information.


  • Giles Adams is Editor of What’s on Somerset, Chair of Visit Somerset, has written recent tourism publications such as Visit Minehead and Visit Taunton and most recently provided PR for the 10 Parishes Festival
  • Nell Barrington – Barrington Associates
  • Jess Chaffey is editor of Somerset Living Magazine and reporter for the County Gazette, Bridgwater Mercury, Chard and Ilminster News and Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News
  • Martin Hesp has been a journalist for more than 40 years travelling the world in search of stories
  • Ian Pearson – Old Cider House

Note workshop may be subject to change.

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03456 047 047

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