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Latest news

  • Flood Damage Fell Care at Keswick Mountain Festival

    Despite facing challenging circumstances with marquees taking flight across Crow Park, we welcomed 60 volunteers to our Keswick Mountain Festival Fell Care Day on Saturday 21st May. Read more

  • New grant scheme to help Cumbria recover

    We're pleased to announce that we'll be running our 'Discover Cumbria' grant scheme in partnership with Natural England again this year. Read more

  • Drystone Milestone

    Volunteers have this week finished an 8 year long rebuild of a drystone wall on our property at The Helm above Oxenholme. Read more

  • Walling competition success

    Serenaded by skylarks, thirteen wallers tested their skills against each other at our annual dry stone walling competition held at Mazonwath, Little Asby, near Orton. Read more

What's on

  • Annual General Meeting and Events

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  • Glenridding and Patterdale Fell Care Day

    There is a huge amount of work to be done to heal and restore our beloved landscapes. 6th July 2016 Read more

  • The Long View PUBLIC Walk

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  • Morecambe Bay Walk 2016

    Join us on this unique 8 mile sponsored walk across the tidal sands of Morecambe Bay to raise money to protect the stunning Lake District landscape. 30th July 2016 Read more