Balsam-bashing volunteers pull together to ‘Fight the Aliens’

Volunteers turned out to tackle the invasive species Himalayan balsam around Rydal Water last weekend, at Friends of the Lake District’s Fight the Aliens – Big Balsam Bash event. Read more

Call for volunteers to continue the fight against invasive species

In partnership with South Cumbria Rivers Trust, we're calling for a fighting force of volunteers to work in groups around Rydal to attempt a mass-removal of Himalayan Balsam on Saturday 10th July. Read more

Lake District photo competition to reflect the beauty of the landscape, and water

We are pleased to launch our annual photo competition and asking for snaps of the Lake District to star in our calendars and Christmas cards, on sale later in the year. Read more

2020 Photography Competition Winners Announced

We're delighted to announce the winners of our 2020 photography competition. Judging was incredibly hard. There were many, many fantastic entries so we'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took the time to submit their images. Read more