Photo Competition 2020: Lake District Memories

Enter your best photos taken on past trips to the Lake District, and winning photos will feature in our popular calendar and Christmas cards.

We know you all have heaps of treasured memories of days spent in the Lake District - and the photos that go with them! Share your best photos and winners will be picked in July by a panel of staff and members.

We welcome photos of all seasons and all parts of the Lake District. Good resolution photos please so that they print out well. See terms and conditions.

*New for 2020: Under 16 category*

Closing date 1 July 2020.

Banner image above: Bluebells at Holme Wood, Loweswater, by John Macfarlane.

Please stay home, stay safe.

Terms and Conditions

  • Photograph file names must be in the following format: "fullname.location.monthtaken" e.g. janesmith.catbells.march.

  • 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 2020-21 merchandise, the profits of which directly benefit the Cumbrian landscapes.
  2. Use the photograph on the Internet in support of our mission.
  3. Use the photograph in Friends of the Lake District non-commercial communications.
  4. 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, social media and the like.
  5. 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. 
• Photos can only be submitted via the online form above.
• Please hang on to the original copies of your images as we may request them if you are successful and we need to publish your images in print.
• Each winner will receive a complementary set of Christmas cards and 2020 calendar and given full photography credits on their winning image on the back of cards or underneath calendar images.
• Winning images will be selected by Friends of the Lake District staff and members. 
• Winners will be announced in July 2020 and will be contacted using the email address used to submit the winning image.