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  • Friends of the Lake District Kirby Lecture - with Phoebe Smith

    We are excited that adventurer and author Phoebe Smith will be presenting our annual Kirby Lecture. Read more

  • Thirlmere Fell Care Day 2018

    There is a huge amount of work to be done to heal and restore our beloved landscapes. Read more

  • Member Meet - Kendal area

    A chance to get together with other members and discuss the latest issues affecting the Cumbrian landscape. Meet our Chief Executive and other staff as well as members from around the area. Free. Non-members also welcome. Read more

  • Duddon Fell Care Day

    Our next large scale volunteering event will be based in the Duddon valley on Thursday 8th November. Read more