Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership

The Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme aims to unlock and reveal the hidden heritage of the Westmorland Dales, enabling more people to connect with, enjoy and benefit from this inspirational landscape. Thanks to National Lottery players it has been supported by a grant from the Heritage Fund


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The Westmorland Dales Scheme

  • About the Scheme

    Our vision is to unlock and reveal the hidden heritage of the Westmorland Dales, enabling more people to connect with, enjoy and benefit from this inspirational landscape. Read more

  • Heritage Talks

    We have a fabulous selection of ONLINE heritage talks coming up this spring from neolithic discoveries to ancient routeways and distinctive limestone geology. Read more

  • Projects

    Westmorland Dales Scheme Projects. A summary of all 21 projects being run across the Westmorland Dales over the four year lifespan of the scheme. Read more

Scheme News

  • 'Our Common Heritage' Project Update

    The ‘Our Common Heritage’ project aims to record farming and commoning stories, collate and digitise old oral history recordings, interesting documents and memorabilia. Read more

  • 14 Peaks for 14 Arches

    Eden Viaducts still need to raise over £100,000 for the first phase of the repairs and are looking for people to help its fundraising efforts by accepting the #14Peaksfor14Arches challenge, covering 90 miles (for 90 feet) whilst doing so. Read more

  • Dark Skies Winter Celebration

    Local schools took part in an art project with artists Rob and Harriet Fraser. See their work and watch their video creations featuring the unique landscapes of the Westmorland Dales. Read more

  • Village Stories

    Browse the following online notice boards about our Westmorland Dales villages. You can view suggested themes and stories, add your own ideas, comment and show your preferences by ‘liking’.  Your ideas and comments will help inform the development of new display boards or other media for our Westmorland Dales village communities and visitors. Read more