The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick. Friday 6th July. Let’s get together and make a start for a cleaner Cumbria! Sign up today. Win a grant of at least £1,000 for your Cumbrian community.Read more

Footpath repair on Place Fell

Thanks to our members’ support, Friends of the Lake District has recently funded vital footpath repair work on a popular footpath on Place Fell.Read more

In search of the perfect landscape view

Following our successful 2017 competition, we are searching for the finest views the Lake District and Cumbria has to offer for our 2018 photo competition.Read more

Mapping Your Valued Places in the Westmorland Dales

You now have the opportunity to add your own special places to an online map of the area and specify just what it is about them that you value so highly.Read more

National Park publishes Thirlmere Activity Hub report

The LDNPA has published their report on the Thirlmere Activity Hub application, in which they recommended it for REFUSAL. Read it here.Read more

Cumbrian conservationist honoured at Churchill Awards

Sir Martin Holdgate CB, current President of Friends of the Lake District, has been awarded the Churchill Award for science and environment for 2017.Read more

Flood Resilience Research

Landslides continue to occur on our land at High Borrowdale and so, with the University of Cumbria, we are beginning work to experiment with different geotextiles to stabilise the soil.Read more

Thirlmere Protest Rally

January 27th 2018 - Remarkable to see the passion that this proposal for 8 zip wires across Thirlmere has ignited.Read more

Thirlmere debated in House of Lords

25th January 2018: Emergency question raised in the House of Lords by Lord GreavesRead more