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

  • 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

  • Volunteers Needed - Our Common Heritage

    We're looking for volunteers to help us to record oral histories of our commoners, conduct interviews and tell the story of the common land of the Westmorland Dales, its upland farming and its unique heritage. Read more

  • 'Love Your Landscape'

    We've launched a new grant scheme offering financial support to local organisations, schools or community groups within the Westmorland Dales to deliver small scale landscape and heritage projects. Read more

  • Westmorland Dales Winter Newsletter

    We wrote our winter newsletter with the rain is pouring down and water running off the fells. It’s a reminder that tree planting is a key measure to mitigate climate change impacts. With spring just around the corner we're also launching a new small grants scheme in February, running a litter pick in March and hosting our annual forum in April. Read more

  • Surveying the Traditional Farm Buildings of the Westmorland Dales

    A four year survey will provide a clearer picture of the number, distribution, type and condition of traditional farm buildings throughout the Westmorland Dales Read more