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a guided walk group exploring Legburthwaite in the Lake District last summer.

Join a walk with a Lake District expert

With record numbers of visitors set to head to the Lake District this year, a team of seasoned walkers who guide groups across the landscape are dusting off their walking boots ready for the first guided walk of the year this weekend.

Posted: 20 March 2018

Gaddum artwork of Windermere

Lake District weather takes centre stage in new Windermere art exhibition

Brockhole-on-Windermere’s new art gallery, the Gaddum Gallery, is welcoming Cumbrian artist Daniel Cooper to exhibit a Lake District inspired collection.

Posted: 19 March 2018

People enjoying the sunshine next to a clear lake.

World Heritage Site set for a royal stamp of approval

His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, has been confirmed as the guest of honour at a special community event to mark the Lake District as a World Heritage Site on 26 March.

Posted: 15 March 2018

A local breeder Jean Wilson putting up her sheep worrying sign on her land, urging dog owners to keep their dogs under close control during lambing season.

Concerned farmers welcome support this lambing season

Action is being taken across the Lake District National Park to protect livestock during lambing season following tragedy in recent years.

Posted: 12 March 2018

New trees being planted on the shore of Ullswater

Bumper tree planting reduces flood risk at Ullswater

A team of National Park volunteers and rangers were joined by around 50 John Muir Award students last week to plant more than 200 trees on the Ullswater lakeshore near Pooley Bridge. This was part of a scheme aimed to add ecological value and reduce the threat of flooding.

Posted: 07 March 2018

High Dam on a sunny, clear blue sky day

A piece of the Lake District makes the perfect Mother’s Day gift

Name a place in the Lake District after for your Mum this Mother’s Day to win a competition prize that will make a truly memorable gift!

Posted: 06 March 2018

Keswick Moot Hall

Community room opens in iconic Keswick Moot Hall

The completion of significant restoration work at The Moot Hall, in Keswick town centre, marks the re-opening of an exclusive workspace for local businesses, community groups and artists.

Posted: 27 February 2018