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Love the Lake District? Want to see it protected for generations to come? Become a member of Friends of the Lake District


Author: Sophie Hodge

Say NO to Pylons in the Lake District

Join our campaign to stop the pylons and get power cables put underground.


Author: Christopher James


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Author: Sophie Hodge

Latest news

  • Kirkby Moor windfarm application refused

    South Lakeland District Council’s planning committee has refused the application for repowering the Kirkby Moor windfarm. Read more

  • Impressive Eden Volunteer Effort

    107 volunteers, 14 task leaders and 7 staff gathered for a day of practical conservation which yielded impressive results Read more

  • Bill Bryson supports campaign

    "This is one of the finest landscapes on the planet. It should be cherished and nurtured, not used as a convenient shortcut for business interests." Read more

  • Parks Extension is confirmed

    The Government has confirmed both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks will be extended. Read more

What's on

  • 2016 Hedge-laying competition

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  • Black Combe Walk

    Walk along the route of the proposed pylon line in the west of the Lake District over Black Combe. Read more

  • Annual General Meeting and Events

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