I joined to help give something back to the Lake District.

Our members are people who care deeply about the Lake District and want to see it thrive as a place for adventure, inspiration, wellbeing and tranquillity for present and future generations to enjoy.

The Lake District has meant a lot to me and my family and I would recommend anyone who loves the Lake District to join.

By being a member of Friends of the Lake District you’ll become part of a group that celebrates and protects this beautiful and important part of the world.

  • Practically conserve important landscapes, habitats and native species
  • Campaign on major issues that will affect the Lake District and Cumbria
  • Inspire people from all around the UK and beyond to value and look after this special place
It's nice to feel involved in a place we love so much.

When you join you will also receive the following membership benefits:

  • Discounted entry at historic Cumbria attractions Brantwood, Dalemain House, Morland House & Muncaster Castle 
  • Discount at Cotswold Outdoor, Runners Need, Snow & Rock, and Rohan on-line and in-store
  • Discount on Cicerone books
  • Discount on Pure Lakes skincare
  • Discount on Alpacaly Ever After alpaca and llama activities
  • Discount on Cumbria & Lakeland Walker Magazine 
  • New member welcome pack
  • Three editions of our member magazine, Conserving Lakeland, a year
  • Free events, walks, talks, our Annual General Meeting and volunteer days held throughout the year
  • Our regular 'Postcard from the Lakes' email newsletter to keep you in touch with the Lake District