Art and landscape project places seven Cumbrian trees centre stage

Husband and wife team, photographer Rob Fraser and writer Harriet Fraser, have been taking inspiration from seven trees in seven locations across Cumbria.Read more

Kings and Queens of Spades

Spades in hand, over fifty hardy volunteers descended into the beautiful valley of High Borrowdale to plant over 600 native trees.Read more

Little Asby Murmuration

The birds appear to be moving away from Little Asby to another location and numbers diminishing so the opportunity to witness displays as seen on TV appear to be over for this season.Read more

Our February newsletter is out....

Read about our latest events, news, vacancies and more...Read more

Hedge Laying Competition Results 2017

Twenty Four competitors were blessed with clear blue skies and sunshine at Friends of the Lake District’s Annual Hedge Laying Competition on Saturday 21 January.Read more

Planet Earth II comes to Cumbria

Join BBC Natural History Producer Emma Brennand for an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of the ‘Mountains’ and ‘Islands’ episodes of David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II.Read more

Friends of the Lake District is recruiting a new Project Development Officer

We are looking for a Development Officer to lead our exciting HLF funded project, Westmorland Hidden Landscapes.Read more

Friends of the Lake District is recruiting for a new Fundraising Officer

We are looking for a fundraiser to join our small and expanding fundraising team.Read more

Rural skills on show in our Annual Hedge Laying competition

Professional and amateur hedge layers will once again be testing their skills at our Annual Hedge-laying Competition on Saturday 21 January.Read more

Witness a wild spectacular

Witness the spectacular ballet of murmurating starlings as the sun sets on our property at Little Asby Common.Read more