Great Cumbrian Litter Pick 2019

Let’s get together and make a start for a cleaner Cumbria! Join us on the Great Cumbrian Litter Pick! Sign up to join a litter pick in your area or organise your own! Read more

Friends of the Lake District Kirby Lecture with Paul Rose

Paul works in the most challenging and remote places on the planet in support of science and conservation. He brings us an enthusiastic and positive perspective of global issues such as ocean health and plastic pollution whilst celebrating conservation in Cumbria. Read more

Open Day and AGM 2019

Join us for this year's Open Day and AGM. Hear from our staff about their work and what we have achieved together for the Lake District and Cumbrian landscapes. Read more

What will climate change really mean for Cumbria's landscape?

Sir Martin Holdgate CB, Emeritus President of Friends of the Lake District and renowned environmental scientist and international conservationist, presents a future vision for the Cumbrian landscape. Followed by discussion and Q & A. Read more

Summer Solstice Birthday Celebration

As part of our 85th birthday celebrations please join us for a Summer Solstice Walk to the summit of Latrigg, with magical views out across the northern Lakes: the perfect place for a party to watch the sun set with friends old and new. Read more

Fight the Aliens–Big Balsam Bash

Be part of a fighting force of volunteers working around Rydal to attempt a mass-removal of Himalayan Balsam. We aim to clear the Rydal area of the infestation, to reduce regrowth and prevent the spread to other areas of the Lakes. Read more

Morecambe Bay Walk 2019

Join us on this unique 8-10 mile cross bay sponsored walk across the tidal sands and mudflats of Morecambe Bay to raise money to protect the stunning Lake District landscape. Read more