Tourism and leisure

The tourism and leisure industry is vital to the business economy in Cumbria and Dumfries & Galloway. But we know it’s a tough, 24/7 sector where help and support from your accountant can have a huge impact on the running and efficiency of your business.

Saints Tourism & Leisure know your industry inside out, and will work with you to streamline your finance and tax processes, update your systems and create a more effective and profitable business. We’re here to help you get more from your company.

Whether your business is a small guest house, a medium-sized boutique hotel or a holiday park, we have the knowledge, guidance and support you need to succeed in this industry.


Running a busy hotel business can be hard, but rewarding work. We can help you lighten the load by assisting with:

  • Making sure you’re claiming maximum tax relief.
  • Advice on VAT.
  • Planning for profitability.
  • Setting up specialist accounting systems – including Xero online accounting, if suitable for your hotel.
  • Strategic advice to maximise tax savings on buying a hotel.
  • Planning business sales to minimise tax liabilities.

Guest Houses

We help your Guest House business to minimise its tax, improve efficiency and increase profits. Specialist advice includes:

  • Advice on buying and selling guest houses.
  • Specific tax advice.
  • Succession planning and exit planning.
  • Setting up your accounting systems – including Xero online accounting, if suitable for your guest house.
  • Planning for profitability.

Holiday Parks

Managing a holiday park is a major undertaking, but we can make sure your finances are always in top shape. We help you with:

  • Specialist accounting systems – including Xero online accounting,if suitable for your holiday park.
  • Advice on tax relief for upgrading and maintaining your site.
  • Business plans and forecasts.
  • Meaningful and informative management accounts.
  • Buying and selling holiday parks.


Over the years, our Tourism & Leisure team has worked with hundreds of local tourism companies to improve the efficiency and profitability of their businesses.

Find out what some of our tourism business clients have to say about the value of working with Saint & Co.

Meet the Team

Find out more about the decades of experience we have at Saints Tourism & Leisure

Get a quote that’s tailored to your business

Our packages offer you a customised accounting system, the latest in software tools for the tourism and leisure industry and the help, guidance and support of our experienced Saints Tourism & Leisure team.