The Dowly Tree

A bare bird pecked stump marks the remnants of the Dowly Tree which once stood solitary and stoic on our property amongst the limestone outcrops of Little Asby Common.Read more

Great Landscapes Week

From Saturday 2nd to Saturday 9th September 2017 Friends of the Lake District is inviting you to come into our great Cumbrian landscapes. A packed programme of events offer the opportunity to get involved and experience the landscape.Read more

Help National Grid prioritise the environment

Despite our success at stopping National Grid running huge pylons across the Lake District National Park, the battle is not over - we need your help again.Read more

Discover a lesser-known wildflower haven in the Lake District

Join us for a guided visit to our wildflower upland hay meadow in tranquil High Borrowdale next week.Read more

New visitors to the Helm

Rare breed cattle return to the Helm, to join the fell ponies and help conservation grazing.Read more

Rain and Gales Couldn’t Stop Conservation Volunteers

They needed their brollies, but rain couldn't stop volunteers at Keswick Mountain Festival Fell Care Day.Read more

What will you do for conservation in Volunteers’ Week?

We offer volunteering opportunities across Cumbria supporting our conservation work to secure a beautiful, diverse, accessible landscape for all.Read more

Walling Competition 2017 Success

Our annual dry stone walling competition took place at Mazonwath, Little Asby near Orton on Saturday. See the results here.Read more

Westmorland and Lonsdale Election Debate

Our Director and Planning Officer attended the Westmorland and Lonsdale Election Debate at Kendal College this week. A wide range of topics were discussed and debated between the prospective candidates vying to win the seat.Read more