Tourism & Leisure

We know your industry inside out

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.

Help and support from your accountant can have a huge impact on the running and efficiency of your business.

Get more from your business

Whether you own 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.

We’ll work with you to streamline your finance and tax processes, update your systems and create a more effective and profitable business.


Our team has worked with hotels of all sizes. From small independent family run hotels, through to those with 80 plus bedrooms.

We understand the complexities and pressures of running a successful hotel.

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, if suitable for your hotel.
  • Strategic advice to maximise tax savings on buying a hotel.
  • Planning business sales to minimise tax liabilities.
  • Managing staff and payroll

Guest Houses

Our team will take care of your accounts, tax and financial planning so you can concentrate on looking after your guests.

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.

Restaurants & Pubs

Specialist advice includes:

  • Profit margin analysis
  • Benchmarking

Furnished Holiday Lets

Specialist advice includes:

  • Tax relief for different forms of property letting

““In 2008 we bought our first hotel the Lake District with the help of Saint & Co. They guided us through the entire purchasing process with excellent expertise.”

Hotel owner, Ambleside

Meet the Tourism & Leisure team

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

Tourism & Leisure Advice

Ready to see how we can help you?

Our team are looking forward to hearing from you.