Our Landscape Charter

A Landscape Charter for Cumbria and the Lake District setting out our commitment to the landscapes of Cumbria.


Author: Chris James


Learn new skills and join our army of volunteers helping us to make a practical difference to the Lake District all year round.

Why become a member?

Love the Lake District? Become a member of Friends of the Lake District and join thousands of like minded people in caring for this unique landscape.


Author: Sophie Hodge

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Latest News

What's on

  • Lake District Landscape and Language: Lost & Found, Our 85th Birthday exhibition

    Our exhibition celebrates 85 years in words and pictures. Read more

  • Member Meeting - Staveley

    Come along and hear updates on our work, share your views and meet other members at these informative meetings. Always a complimentary brew and a cake available. Please pre-book by emailing [email protected] or by calling 01539 720788. Read more

  • 'In Our Hands' Premiere, a film of our 85th anniversary poem

    'In Our Hands', a short film of our 85th anniversary poem written by Harriet Fraser, directed by Terry Abraham. Read more

  • Buttermere Fell Care Day

    Our next large scale volunteering event will be based in Buttermere on Friday 8th November 2019. Read more

Projects and Campaigns

  • The Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme

    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

  • Dark Skies Cumbria

    Find out more about our project to get the Lake District recognised Dark Sky status - and how you can take part. Photo: Ben Bush Read more

  • Southern Boundary Extension

    A proposal to Extend the Boundary of the Lake District National Park between Grange-over-Sands and the Irish Sea Coast at Silecroft to Provide Statutory Protection to a High Quality Landscape Read more