Magical spot requires volunteers for conservation and cake

Helpers wanted for a host of practical conservation tasks at our mass-volunteering Duddon Fell Care Day on Thursday 8th Nov - payment in cake!Read more

The Great Outdoors Awards 2018

We’ve been nominated in the category of ‘Campaigner of the Year’ in The Great Outdoors Awards 2018 and we need your vote!Read more

October Newsletter 18

Whinlatter Forest Plan, Warcop Common v MOD, Dark Skies appeal, Phoebe Smith inspires, volunteers turn out for Thirlmere, Aerial Flight at Honister Slate MineRead more

Renowned World Traveller inspires us to spend more time in the Landscape

From sleeping inside a glacier, suspended from a hammock from the Spinnaker Tower, or in caves on the Lakeland fells – Phoebe Smith inspired us all.Read more

Sunshine and volunteers turn out for Thirlmere

The sun shone and a gentle breeze helped the volunteers with their variety of conservation tasks at Thirlmere Fell Care Day, with tremendous results!Read more

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