Morecambe Bay Walk 2018

Morecambe Bay Walk 2018 Join us on this unique 8 mile sponsored walk across the tidal sands and mudflats of Morecambe Bay to raise money to protect the stunning Lake District landscape. Read more

Great Landscapes Week Latrigg Rally

Latrigg, famous for mass walks in the 1880’s that helped enable access for all to the Lake District, will be the venue for a Friends of the Lake District Rally to launch our 2018 Great Landscapes Week.Read more

Great Landscapes Week - A Lake District Volcano

The story of the formation of Borrowdale is one of volcanoes, islands arcs, plate tectonics and earthquakes. Read more

Great Landscapes Week - Red Squirrels - Morning session

Learn what is being done to protect and preserve this iconic creatureRead more

Great Landscapes Week - Red Squirrels - Evening session

Learn what is being done to protect and preserve this iconic creatureRead more

Great Landscapes Week - Windermere Sunset Canoeing

When the hustle and bustle of the day dies down as dusk approaches, there's a chance to appreciate the tranquillity and solitude of spectacular Lake Windermere. Read more

Great Landscapes Week - Learn the Art of Dry Stone Walling

Try your hand at dry stone walling. Dry stone walling at Mazonwath with experience tutors. Learn how to take a wall down and rebuild it so it stays put!Read more

Great Landscapes Week - Family Nature Exploration Trail

Get the young ones out and inspired to explore and learn more about the totally amazing nature we have in our our local area by following our trail across The Helm with amazing 360 degree views.Read more

Great Landscapes Week - Rewilding People - Oak Basket Weaving

Try your hand at this old, immensly satisfying rural craft. In the natural surroundings of this beautiful woodland environment you'll get full instruction on how to make your very own simple, oak basket to take away with you.Read more

Great Landscapes Week - Rewilding People - Woodland Yoga

Switch off your busy brain, breather in the magic of the woodland, leave behind the working week and feel relaxed and recharged ready for the weekend’s adventures. Read more

Friends of the Lake District Kirby Lecture - with Phoebe Smith

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