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We're looking for pictures taken whist visiting Dam Mire Wood or pictures of the wood from vantage points around the Threlkeld area, perhaps from high atop Blencathra. Your pictures could be views of the flora, fauna, your group on a walk, a selfie with Blencathra in the background? We'll leave the composition and content the expert; that would be you!

You can submit your images via email using the form below or Tweet them with the hashtag #dammire to post them to our interactive wall directly via Twitter. (It can take 24 hours for them to appear). 

One winning entry will be chosen by Friends of the Lake District staff members and will receive a collection of Lake District inspired books including:

Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2022. There is no limit on the number of images you can submit.

2022 Dam Mire Wood Photo Competition Entry Form (Word doc)

Entries so far...


Terms and Conditions

  • You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit and it is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. You only grant Friends of the Lake District rights (as described below) to your photograph.
  1. Use the photograph in our 2022 merchandise, the profits of which directly benefit the Cumbrian landscapes. Use the photograph on the Internet in support of our mission.
  2. Use the photograph in Friends of the Lake District non-commercial communications.
    Provide your photograph to other individuals and organisations for non-commercial use, Friends of the Lake District-related use in news stories, newsletters, reports, slide shows, displays, web pages, and the like.
  3. Keep the files provided, and to archive the images on USB, CD or in other electronic forms, so that your photos can be used to support our mission and be properly credited. Each entrant in the Contest is responsible for ensuring that he or she has the right to submit the photos that he or she submits to the Contest per these rules.

Additional Information

  • The competition is open to everyone. 
  • One winner will receive copies of: My Lakeland by Jim Watson, Mountain Republic by Philippa Harrison (Hardback), All the World Comes to the Lakes by Mark Flinn.
  • The winning image will be selected by Friends of the Lake District staff. 
  • One winner will be chosen in October 2022 and will be contacted using the email address entered on the submission form or via their Twitter account.