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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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Latest news

  • I dreamed of the moon

    An attendee at our recent Stargazing event in Little Asby was moved to write a short blog about the experience and we think that it sums up the evening perfectly; the moon, stars, meteors and dinosaur poo! Read more

  • Impressive Results for Eskdale Volunteer Efforts

    See how much our volunteers achieved in one day at Eskdale Fell Care Day last week to help look after our beautiful but fragile Lake District. Read more

  • Unique Landscape Gifts

    We have a unique selection of gifts on offer this year if you’re struggling to find something a little out of the ordinary. Read more

  • The Great Outdoors Reader Awards 2017

    We're delighted to have been nominated as 'Campaigner of the Year' in The Great Outdoors Reader Awards 2017 for our Pylons Campaign Read more

What's on

  • Member meet - Grange over Sands 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 Read more

  • Member Meet - Penrith 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 Read more

  • Member Meet - Kendal area

    All members welcome to an informal get together. Updates from Douglas, our Chief Executive, Laura Fiske, our Planning Officer and other team members as well as the chance to meet members from the area. Complimentary tea and cake. Read more

  • Ancient Tree and Tree Health Training

    Training day looking at ancient trees in the landscape and at the threats posed to these and other trees by disease, particularly ash dieback. Read more