More than £1 million of Environmental Grants

Friends of the Lake District has now contributed more than £1 million to environmental projects in Cumbria, from school nature areas to major woodland creation projects, through its grant scheme.Read more

Call to Competitive Wallers

Our annual dry stone walling competition takes place at Mazon Wath, Little Asby near Orton (GR OL19 688081) on Saturday 27th May.Read more

The Morecambe Bay Walk is back!

Take part in a sponsored walk like no other and raise money to protect the awe inspiring, yet fragile, Lake District landscape.Read more

Free Landscape Learning for Outdoor Leaders

There's a packed and varied programme for our highly successful Leaders’ Landscape Training sessions for 2017.Read more

Our March newsletter is out

Latest news and events from Friends of the Lake DistrictRead more

Cumbria's Top 50 Trees

We think this hardy little hawthorn on Little Asby Common deserves recognition as Cumbria's top tree but it needs your vote!Read more

Art and landscape project places seven Cumbrian trees centre stage

Husband and wife team, photographer Rob Fraser and writer Harriet Fraser, have been taking inspiration from seven trees in seven locations across Cumbria.Read more

Kings and Queens of Spades

Spades in hand, over fifty hardy volunteers descended into the beautiful valley of High Borrowdale to plant over 600 native trees.Read more