Great Landscapes Week 2019

Events run every day from Saturday 3rd August to Friday 9th August to celebrate every aspect of our glorious landscapes. 

We think we've catered for everyone this year! Bats, Fell Ponies, Treasure Hunts, Alpacas, Dry Stone Walling, Rainforests, Art, Woodland Wild Camps? It's going to be a wild week so get yourself booked onto one of our fabulous events this summer!

Most events are completely FREE! Booking is essential so click on EVENTS, choose your activity and BOOK today!

Nature's Signs

Tristan Gooley writes today's Blog on Nature's hidden signs... "...the extraordinary thing is when we practice noticing certain signs our brain takes over the process and can give us an almost instant sense of what is about to happen..." Read more

Our Landscape and its Cultural History

John Atkinson talks about the Lake District where he has lived and worked all of his life; where his family have lived for at least six hundred years. A discussion about the people who formed this landscape and its cultural history. Read more

Dawn Chorus

...the sound of the dawn chorus started filling the air; Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Wheatear, Raven, Red Grouse all contributing to the glee club... Read today's Great Landscapes Week Blog by Darren Parkinson, Wildlife Crime Office, West Yorkshire Police Read more

Come and Join Us!

I’m not just talking about joining Friends of the Lake District, although we would be delighted to welcome you and your support! Written by Douglas Chalmers, Chief Executive, Friends of the Lake District Read more

Landscapes of the heart and mind

Written by Jean Savage, volunteer with Friends of the Lake District, an exploration of how landscape, borne of our own hearts and minds, defies definition. Read more