Renowned World Traveller To Give Lake District Adventure Tips

Join Phoebe Smith on a journey around the world to reveal the wildest nights out on the planet and discover how to unlock some of the best places to have a wild adventure here in the UK.Read more

Volunteers wanted to look after Thirlmere for a day

Join us to give a bit of time and care back to this special place at Thirlmere Fell Care Day on Sunday 23rd September.Read more

Friends of the Lake District funds University of Cumbria MSc Research

Applications are now open for an MSc project investigating how to monitor change in landscape character in the Lake District. This MSc research is part-funded by Friends of the Lake District.Read more

John Entwistle OBE – a new president for Friends of the Lake District

Our out-going president Sir Martin Holdgate handed over to new president John Entwistle, OBE, at our Grasmere AGM recently.Read more

The Lake District is the Attraction

A well-attended event and a venue with far reaching Lake District views provided the ideal setting for a lively debate on the future of our National Parks.Read more

August Newsletter 18

Latrigg rally, Great Landscapes Week, nuclear waste disposal, Old Hutton gas power station, St Cuthberts Garden Village, Kirby Moor windfarm appealRead more

Record fundraising for local charity’s Morecambe Bay Walk

Our supporters raised over £11,000 following their trek across the shifting sands of Morecambe Bay at the end of July.Read more

Cable car plans add extra spice to Latrigg Rally

The rally launches our campaign which asks the question “What are National Parks for?”Read more

2018 Photography Competition Winners Announced

We're delighted to announce our 2018 photography competition winners.Read more

‘What are National Parks for?’ Latrigg Rally

We are launching our Great Landscapes Week 2018 series of events with a Latrigg Rally on Saturday 4th August, asking the question ‘What are National Parks for?’Read more