The only membership organisation dedicated to protecting and enhancing Cumbria's landscapes
In an election campaign that will be headlined by other issues, we make the case for all parties to prioritise the protection of our natural environment. Read more
There is a huge amount of work to be done to heal and restore our beloved landscapes. Read more
We think this hardy little hawthorn on Little Asby Common deserves recognition as Cumbria's top tree but it needs your vote! Read more
Love the Lake District? Want to see it protected for generations to come? Become a member of Friends of the Lake District Read more
Love the Lake District? Want to see it protected for generations to come? Become a member of Friends of the Lake District
There is a huge amount of work to be done to heal and restore our beloved landscapes.
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Friends of the Lake District, together with members and supporters work hard to ensure that everybody can experience the breath taking views, breathless climbs and majesty of the landscapes of Cumbria and the Lake District. Read more
Organisations are campaigning to stop the Ministry of Defence from destroying a vast area of Cumbria's cultural history. Read more
Friends of the Lake District has now contributed more than £1 million to environmental projects in Cumbria, from school nature areas to major woodland creation projects, through its grant scheme. Read more
Explore the hill with striking views near to Oxenholme Station in a walk as part of Kendal Walking Festival Read more
All members welcome to an informal get together. Updates from Douglas, our Chief Executive, and Dr Kate Willshaw as well as the chance to meet other members. Complimentary tea and cake. By kind permission of CPG Books. Read more