The only membership organisation dedicated to protecting and enhancing Lake District and Cumbrian landscapes
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Morecambe Bay Walk 2018
Join us on this unique 8 mile sponsored walk across the tidal sands and mudflats of Morecambe Bay to raise money to protect the stunning Lake District landscape. Read more
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A Landscape Charter for Cumbria and the Lake District setting out our commitment to the landscapes of Cumbria.
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Hot TopicsTransport for the North's Strategic Transport Plan, St Cuthbert's garden 'village', Honister Zipwire, Thirlmere Activity Hub, Old Hutton Energy Proposal
We've launched The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick, to bring communities together to clean up our glorious county on one day - Friday 6 July. Read more
Thanks to our members’ support, Friends of the Lake District has recently funded vital footpath repair work on a popular footpath on Place Fell. Read more
Following our successful 2017 competition, we are searching for the finest views the Lake District and Cumbria has to offer for our 2018 photo competition. Read more
Join us for this year's Open Day and AGM. Hear from our staff about their work over the last year and what we have achieved together for the Lake District and Cumbrian landscapes. Read more
Let’s get together and make a start for a cleaner Cumbria! Join us on the Great Cumbrian Litter Pick!
Sign up to join a litter pick in your area or organise your own! Read more
A zipwire in Cumbria may well bring economic benefits, but not if it is in the wrong place and damages the unique landscapes that sustain Cumbria Read more