Heritage of the Fells - Ponies past, present and for the future

We're pleased to be supporting 'Heritage of the Fells - Ponies past, present and for the future’' with the award of a 'Discover Cumbria' grant.Read more

Local Plan focuses too heavily on development over the environment

Read our concerns about the Lake District National Park’s Local Plan Review, and how to respond to the public consultation.Read more

Herdwick Fell Gather

Members of the public are invited to meet the shepherds and the sheep that have shaped the Lake District’s World Heritage landscape over generations.Read more

Local Plan Review

We have major concerns with some of the policies and allocated sites in the Lake District National Park Local Plan Review. We outline these and explain how you can respond to the review.Read more

Teamwork Transforms Tennis Courts

A derelict space transformed into a wild flower and woodland habitat thanks to our Landscape Grant Fund.Read more

Vacancy for Dark Skies Project Officer

You will lead our work to develop and implement Friends of the Lake District’s project on Dark Skies.Read more

Walling Competition Success

Bathed in the glow of a field of buttercups, 11 wallers tested their skills at our annual dry stone walling competition held in the Rusland ValleyRead more

Power Lines Undergrounded at Goosegreen, Matterdale

We've worked with Electricity North West to remove 850m of overhead power lines and eight electricity poles at Goosegreen, Matterdale.Read more

The Future for Landscape in a Green Brexit

The Government has finished its consultation on the future reform of the Common Agriculture Policy; the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit. Read our response to the proposals.Read more

Village Green Restoration

Village green is transformed with fruit trees, wild-flowers, bee & insect friendly herbs and shrubs to attract insects, small mammals, wild flora and residents!Read more