The only membership organisation dedicated to protecting and enhancing Lake District and Cumbrian landscapes
Tristan Gooley writes today's Blog on Nature's hidden signs...
"...the extraordinary thing is when we practice noticing certain signs our brain takes over the process and can give us an almost instant sense of what is about to happen..." Read more
We're pleased that we are able to support 'Heritage of the Fells - Ponies past, present and for the future' with the award of a 'Discover Cumbria' grant. Shap - 1st - 14th August 2018 Read more
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Latrigg rally, Great Landscapes Week, nuclear waste disposal, Old Hutton gas power station, St Cuthberts Garden Village, Kirby Moor windfarm appeal Read more
Our supporters raised over £11,000 following their trek across the shifting sands of Morecambe Bay at the end of July. Read more
A well-attended event and a venue with far reaching Lake District views provided the ideal setting for a lively debate on the future of our National Parks. Read more
The rally launches our campaign which asks the question “What are National Parks for?” Read more
We are excited to announce that adventurer and author Phoebe Smith will be presenting our annual Kirby Lecture. Read more
John Atkinson talks about the Lake District where he has lived and worked all of his life; where his family have lived for at least six hundred years. A discussion about the people who formed this landscape and its cultural history. Read more
...the sound of the dawn chorus started filling the air; Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Wheatear, Raven, Red Grouse all contributing to the glee club... Read today's Great Landscapes Week Blog by Darren Parkinson, Wildlife Crime Office, West Yorkshire Police Read more
I’m not just talking about joining Friends of the Lake District, although we would be delighted to welcome you and your support! Written by Douglas Chalmers, Chief Executive, Friends of the Lake District Read more
Written by Jean Savage, volunteer with Friends of the Lake District, an exploration of how landscape, borne of our own hearts and minds, defies definition. Read more