Lake District Nature Writing & Photography

The wildlife and landscapes of the Lake District National Park form the focus of my writing and photography. Read more

Stellar Socks

Taking Your Feet to New Heights Read more

Christmas Cards, Calendars and Gifts

Get your beautiful Lake District Christmas cards, calendars and gifts today. Photo: Peter Swan (featured on Christmas cards) Read more

Rerouting Expectations: Future transport options in the Lake District

The conference aims to identify ways to reduce traffic impact on landscapes and environment, making for better visitor experiences, improving quality of life for residents, reducing pollution and carbon emissions and nurturing local prosperity. Read more

Great Landscapes Week Blogs

Nine guest bloggers wrote about ‘What Makes the Lake District a World Class Visitor Attraction?” from a landscape, wildlife, tourism, health, local community, visitor, adventure, and the National Park's perspective. Read them here. Read more

Thomas Arthur Leonard: Visionary and Pioneer

The founding fathers of Friends of the Lake District were quite rightly described as people with vision and the commitment to protect and enhance the character of the Cumbria landscape. Thomas Arthur Leonard was one such visionary. Read more