Reprieve for Roanhead as holiday lodge development withdrawn

We welcome the withdrawal of a planning application for a huge holiday park between Askam- and Barrow-In-Furness. The proposal threatened a sensitive stretch of coastline, a much-valued haven for local people. Read more

Volunteers get stuck in at Buttermere Fell Care Day

A fine day, teamwork and cake to fuel the workforce proved a winning combination once again with volunteers from across the county delivering some remarkable results Read more

Lake District Christmas gifts available now

Our stunning Lake District Calendar and Christmas Cards featuring winning images from our 2023 Photography competition are available now. All profits help care for Lake District and Cumbrian landscapes. Read more

Power Lines Undergrounded Across Cumbrian Protected Landscapes

Friends of the Lake District campaigned heavily to Ofgem for the undergrounding allowance to be introduced back in the early 2000’s and are thrilled that, thanks in part to our continued pressure, it now continues into a third decade Read more

Delay to A66 Decision Provides a Reprieve for the Landscape

We welcome a further review of the scheme's impact, and the potential harm that this development threatens to inflict on the landscape and tranquillity of the North Pennines AONB Read more