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

Database Administrator vacancy

We are looking for a Database Administrator with a passion for the Lake District to join the team.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

Access all Areas

Friends of the Lake District, together with members and supporters work hard to ensure that everybody can experience the breath taking views, breathless climbs and majesty of the landscapes of Cumbria and the Lake District.Read more

Cumbrian Commons Face Biggest Threat Since Enclosure Movement

Organisations are campaigning to stop the Ministry of Defence from destroying a vast area of Cumbria's cultural history.Read more

A Manifesto for the Landscape of Cumbria

In an election campaign that will be headlined by other issues, we make the case for all parties to prioritise the protection of our natural environment.Read more