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


With a Spring in our Step

The last few months have tested us all with lockdown and short winter days. But there has been plenty to enjoy and celebrate too...

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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

  • Skills for a Brighter Future

    ‘Skills for the Future’ is an apprenticeship scheme designed to address shortages in countryside management skills. The first cohort of apprentices has just completed an extensive 18 month programme of training which has seen each of them successfully gaining employment in roles where these skills are needed. Read more

  • With a Spring in our Step

    The last few months have tested us all with lockdown and short winter days. But there has been plenty to enjoy and celebrate too. Read more

  • Poetry Lessons in the Outdoors

    Poet, Harriet Fraser has produced two short films for the Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme aimed at primary aged children to inspire poetry linked to trees and the landscape. Read more

  • Online Landscape Conference 2021 RECORDING

    Our Online Landscape Conference  took place on Saturday 27th March 2021. The program covered the breadth of our delivery work from natural heritage, archaeology to the areas rich cultural heritage. Read more