The only membership organisation dedicated to protecting and enhancing Lake District and Cumbrian landscapes
Stargazers Wanted! Find out more about our project to get the Lake District recognised Dark Sky status - and how you can take part. Read more
We're delighted to announce that a submission to the National Lottery for funding to deliver the Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme has been successful. Read more
Help us to keep standing up for some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. Read more
We feel that given the scale, complexity and importance of this scheme, insufficient time has been allowed for the public and relevant organisations to properly consider the proposal and its implications. Read more
A Landscape Charter for Cumbria and the Lake District setting out our commitment to the landscapes of Cumbria.
Learn new skills and join our army of volunteers helping us to make a practical difference to the Lake District all year round.
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Hot TopicsKirkby Moor Windfarm Inquiry, New Road Common, Kendal Flood Defence Scheme, National Policy Statement for Water Resources Infrastructure, Penrith Masterplan, Honister Slate Mine Aerial Flight, 4x4s on Green Lanes
We're featured on BBC Inside Out North West this Monday 4th February Read more
TAKE PART: 2 February - 23 February -
Help reclaim our dark skies Read more
After competing in 4 different classes, winners were chosen by the judges, Ulverston farmers Ian Nelson and Gordon Strickland. Read more
We urge you to join us in objecting to this application and preventing this area of common land being returned to its former state as an unlawful car park. Read more
A get together for our members and supporters to catch up on issues affecting the Lake District and our work in Cumbria.
Book by calling 01539 720788 or email [email protected] Read more
We want to bring together a fighting force of volunteers to work in groups around Rydal to attempt a mass-removal of Himalayan Balsam. The aim is to clear the Rydal area of the infestation, to reduce the regrowth and prevent the ongoing spread to other areas of the Lakes. Read more