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


Rebooting After Lockdown

After two months or so of lockdown, and the gradual easing of restrictions, we’re all in need of a boost. So we are actively looking at ways in which we can get all our projects and activities up and running again.

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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

  • Events

    Latest events and activities being run as part of the Westmorland Dales Scheme or by partners and other organisations within the Westmorland Dales area. Read more

  • 'Love Your Landscape' Small Grants Scheme

    We're running a small grants scheme for Westmorland Dales communities and organisations to help conserve and enhance the landscape and connect people with it. 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

  • ‘Sensational’ Sessions for Home Schoolers

    We're delivering 'Sensational' teaching sessions such as 'Magical Mini-Beasts’, ‘Terrific Trees’ and ‘Fabulous Flowers’ to help socially isolated children come together in a safe space, meet each other again and take part in organised activities. Read more

  • Bridging the Gap

    An award of £5,000 from the 'Love Your Landscape' grants fund has kicked off a fundraising campaign to restore public access to Smardale Gill viaduct with its far reaching views across the Westmorland Dales. Read more

  • Rebooting After Lockdown

    After two months or so of lockdown, and the gradual easing of restrictions, we’re all in need of a boost. So we are actively looking at ways in which we can get all our Westmorland Dales projects and activities up and running again. Read more

  • Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership – One Year In

    Well, it’s been quite a year since we started in March 2019. Recruiting staff and apprentices, securing office and workshop space at Tebay and developing a strong partnership, with the addition of new members, critical to our project delivery. Read more