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


Summer in the Westmorland Dales

As spring turns into summer there is plenty on offer for you to get involved with safely. We have a series of Wednesday Health and Heritage walks, supplemented on the occasional Saturday with some longer walks including ones in Great Asby on 17th July.

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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

  • Great Asby, Great Walks

    We couldn't have asked for a better day and a more spectacular location to host our free day of walks exploring Great Asby. Read more

  • Young Explorers Capture the Sound of the Westmorland Dales

    Children from Crosby Ravensworth, Great Asby, Orton, Shap, Tebay and Kirkby Stephen Primary Schools have been working with Cumbrian sound artist, Dan Fox, to record pieces of music made entirely from natural sounds collected on a 'sound walk' around their villages. Read more

  • Westmorland Dales Summer 2021 Newsletter

    As spring turns into summer there is plenty on offer for you to get involved with. Heritage Talks, Westmorland Dales Walks, Marvellous Meadow events and archaeology projects taking place across the Westmorland Dales. Read more

  • Summer in the Westmorland Dales

    As spring turns into summer there is plenty on offer for you to get involved with safely. We have a series of Wednesday Health and Heritage walks, supplemented on the occasional Saturday with some longer walks including ones in Great Asby on 17th July. Read more