"I joined to help give something back to the Lake District."  Kendal member

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

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. Our members live in Cumbria and all around the UK and with their help we:

  • Practically conserve important landscapes, habitats and native species
  • Campaign on major issues that will affect the Lake District and Cumbria
  • Inspire local communities, visitors, outdoor trainers and young people to value and look after this special place

"It's nice to feel involved in a place we love so much."  York member

When you join you will receive the following membership benefits:

  • Discounted entry at historic Cumbria attractions Askham Hall, Dalemain House, Holker Hall, Rydal Mount Gardens, Winderwath Gardens and Hutton-in-the-Forest
  • Discount at all Cotswold Outdoor, Runners Need, Snow & Rock on-line and in-store
  • Discount on Cicerone books
  • New member welcome pack
  • Three editions of our members' magazine, Conserving Lakeland, a year
  • Free events, walks, talks, our Annual General Meeting and volunteer days held throughout the year
  • A regular e-newsletter to keep you in touch with the Lake District
  • Planning guidance