Work party to tackle High Borrowdale storm damage

Our beloved High Borrowdale has once again been hit by storm damage, both from winds and water. We need as many hands as we can for the next work party on 27 February. Read more

Challenging dry stone wall corners at Mazonwath

Dry stone walling enthusiast and volunteer, Rachel shares her story of challenging times when tackling a dry stone wall corner at Mazonwath. Read more

Keswick joins Ambleside and Grasmere Big Switch Off to save energy and see more stars

Friends of the Lake District's Dark Skies project is coordinating another Big Lighting Switch Off, in Keswick, Ambleside and Grasmere next week to see what a difference it makes to our view of the stars. Read more

This is a National Park not a Theme Park!

Landscape charity Friends of the Lake District today announced that it will continue to oppose plans for a major visitor attraction at Elterwater Quarry, despite the changes the developer has made to the proposal. Read more

Rural skills on show in Friends of the Lake District’s Annual Hedge Laying competition 2024

Professional and amateur hedge layers from across the country will be testing their skills as they come together at our Annual Hedge-laying Competition at Low Sizergh Farm on Saturday 3rd February. Read more