'In Our Hands' Film Premiere

We've commissioned a short film to celebrate our 85th year (1934 – 2019) which will be screening at the Rheged Centre, Penrith later this month. Read more

'Local Plan' hearing scheduled for November

Friends of the Lake District is now in receipt of a draft timetable of the Local Plan hearings preliminary scheduled to take place over two weeks commencing 25 November. Read more

SMARTWOOL is supporting Fell Care Days this "SOCKTOBER"

Happy #Socktober19! This month, when you buy any pair of Smartwool socks, £1 will be donated to Friends of the Lake District Read more

Committee decides on future of 4x4 use in Tilberthwaite

The Lake District National Park Authority has decided not to pursue introducing a Traffic Regulation Order on fell lanes at Tilberthwaite and High Oxen Fell. Read more

Buttermere Bridge Reopens

One of the Lake District’s most popular walking routes has reopened thanks to a donation by a Friends member and the work of the Lake District National Park. Read more

Fundraising Officer - Vacancy

We’re looking for a fundraiser to join our fundraising team as part time maternity cover, for 9 months initially with the potential for extension. Read more