The only membership organisation dedicated to protecting and enhancing Lake District and Cumbrian landscapes
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Let’s get together and make a start for a cleaner Cumbria! Join us on the Great Cumbrian Litter Pick!
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Find out more about our project to get the Lake District recognised Dark Sky status - and how you can take part. 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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A new stretch of path linking Bampton Village Hall and a riverside path near Haweswater Beck has recently been completed with the aid of a Friends grant. Read more
Find out more about how we are celebrating our 85th birthday this year. Read more
Are you an outdoor education professional or walk leader? Then our 2019 series of free Leaders' Landscape Training events are for you! Read more
Would you like to be part of a team delivering an exciting programme of heritage projects in the Westmorland Dales? Read more
Paul works in the most challenging and remote places on the planet in support of science and conservation. He brings us an enthusiastic and positive perspective of global issues such as ocean health and plastic pollution whilst celebrating conservation in Cumbria. Read more
Join us for this year's Open Day and AGM. Hear from our staff about their work and what we have achieved together for the Lake District and Cumbrian landscapes. Read more
As part of our 85th birthday celebrations please join us for a Summer Solstice Walk to the summit of Lattrig, with magical views out across the northern Lakes: the perfect place for a party to watch the sun set with friends old and new. Read more
Be part of a fighting force of volunteers working around Rydal to attempt a mass-removal of Himalayan Balsam. We aim to clear the Rydal area of the infestation, to reduce regrowth and prevent the spread to other areas of the Lakes. Read more
The Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme aims to unlock and reveal the hidden heritage of the Westmorland Dales, enabling more people to connect with, enjoy and benefit from this inspirational landscape. Read more