Power Lines Undergrounded at Braithwaite, near Keswick

Electricity North West – the power network operator for the North West region – has removed overhead power lines and electricity poles at Braithwaite, near Keswick, at a cost of £43,000Read more

Our October newsletter is out now

News, campaign updates, events and planning newsRead more

London Marathon Place Up For Grabs

If you’ve always wanted to run this prestigious race and you’re passionate about the Cumbrian landscape then get in touch and let us know why you’d be a fantastic fundraiser.Read more

An inspirational evening celebrating the landscape of Cumbria

We're holding a lecture in Ambleside this Friday 13th Oct, giving insight into the work of two local artists, photographer Rob Fraser and writer Harriet Fraser.Read more

Call for Volunteers for Eskdale Effort

We're calling for volunteers of all ages and abilities to join our Eskdale Fell Care Day to help protect and enhance this beautiful part of the National Park.Read more

A feast for the senses

A range of inspiring events were held across Cumbria encouraging people to think about how our stunning landscapes can be experienced through taste, emotion, touch, sound and sight.Read more

Why Landscape Matters: Our pledge to ensure a living, working, resilient and sustainable landscape

The launch of our Landscape Charter: “Why Landscape Matters” setting out steps we will take to ensure a living, working, wildlife-friendly, culturally rich, resilient and sustainable landscape.Read more

London Marathon

Run the 2018 London Marathon for Friends of the Lake DistrictRead more

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