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Latest news

  • Our month in pictures - September

    Images from September events and activities organised by Friends of the Lake District Read more

  • Blencathra benefits from huge volunteer effort

    Blencathra and its surrounding countryside is sporting a spruced-up look thanks to over 140 volunteers and staff who took part in Friends of the Lake District’s Blencathra Fell Care Day Read more

  • Full house for filmmaker Terry Abraham

    A full house greeted filmmaker Terry Abraham this week as guest speaker at Friends of the Lake District’s annual Kirby Lecture in Ambleside. Read more

  • Say NO to pylons in the Lake District

    The Lake District is under threat from the largest planned electricity infrastructure project in the UK. Please sign up to our campaign to send a message to National Grid and your MP Read more

What's on

  • 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

  • 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