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

  • Westmorland Dales Scheme Interpretation Officer Vacancy

    The Westmorland Dales has a rich cultural and natural heritage. The landscape partnership scheme is now recruiting an officer to take the lead role in interpreting this heritage to a wide range of audiences. Read more

  • Westmorland Dales Summer 2020 Newsletter

    The apprentice team have been back working from Tebay starting with some fantastic improvements to the area around our building. We’ve received our first bids for our 'Love Your Landscape' grants for community projects. We're sharing some wonderful films to help you identify wildflowers and much much more... Read more

  • A Film Guide to the Wildflowers of the Westmorland Dales

    The Westmorland Dales and Cumbria Wildlife Trust teams have joined up with local photographer and filmmaker Jon Chappell to produce a series of short films designed to help you identify the most common meadow wildflowers. Read more

  • ‘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