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!

Great Landscapes Week-Rewilding People: Woodland Wild Camp

A chance to spend time in nature and try fantastic activities among the trees! Including: foraging, bushcraft, hazel basket weaving, woodland yoga, a torchlit night-run, and of course the campfire. £10 adults, £5 children Read more

GLW - Outdoor Landscape Art Workshop: Pastels in the Landscape for Beginners

The Lake District has been the inspiration for many famous artists. Have a go at capturing the beauty of Rydal through art for yourself, guided by an experienced artist. £8 16+ only Read more

GLW - Magical Mystery Lake District Bus Tour NOW FULL

Ride with us on ‘Alex’ the beautiful Cumbrian Classic Coach, to enjoy some splendid scenery and hear how we have worked to protect it in the past and will continue to stand up for the landscape in the future. Read more

GLW - Dry Stone Walling Training NOW FULL

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! FREE Event 16+ Read more

GLW: Cumbria's Rainforests: Woodland Walk and Survey

Learn about woodlands of the Lake District, and take part in a Rapid Woodland Assessment to assess the woods' potential to support oceanic lichens and bryophytes of conservation importance. FREE Event Read more

Family Treasure Hunt & Walk with Alpacas

Hunt for treasure across the beautiful nature-packed landscape of The Helm and take a walk with Aplacas along the summit! A FREE family-friendly event to let you explore. SORRY FULL. Join waiting list. Read more

Our Common Cause: Farming and Fell Ponies

Visit a working hill farm, see peat restoration on Bampton Common, and plant some sphagnum moss. We'll also meet a herd of Fell Ponies and hear their history in the uplands of Cumbria. FREE Read more

GLW - Sound and Bat Walk

Listen out for these rare nocturnal creatures and other sounds of things that go bump in the night! Find out why it’s important to protect our rural Dark Skies for these and other night creatures. FREE Event Read more