Thirlmere pipeline

UU are working up their plans for a 100km new water pipeline to take water from Thirlmere to West Cumbria. We will be consulted shortly on the new route and are looking to ensure that the pipeline will have minimum landscape and access impacts, especially when operational in 2022.

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  • Basking in Borrowdale

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  • KIRBY, James Lewis Jr.

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What's on

  • Gillside Woods, Wildlife and Water

    See the new wood at Gillside, Grasmere and find out about the wildlife and the hydro electric scheme. Read more

  • The Kirby Lecture

    18th September 2015
    Hear how outdoor film maker, Terry Abraham, overcame incredible challenges to film two of the most popular outdoor films in recent years. Read more

  • Blencathra Fell Care Day

    22nd September 2015
    Come to our Blencathra Fell Care day and join hundreds of volunteers in carrying out practical conservation tasks to protect one of the most dramatic and beautiful spots in England.
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  • Eden Fell Care Day

    Our final autumn event will held in Eden, taking in Orton and its spectacular limestone pavement. There are a whole host of practical conservation tasks and learning opportunities to choose from. Read more