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Kat and Maxine

Brockhole visitors invited to hear ‘Voices from the Somme’

This year marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, a World War One campaign associated with horrendous casualty figures which impacted dramatically on communities across the country.

Posted: 08 November 2016

christmas basket

Share your Coniston photos with us to win a Christmas hamper

Two delicious Lakeland food hampers are up for grabs as part of our autumn prize draw; the perfect treat on the run up towards Christmas.

Posted: 25 October 2016

Brockhole red squirrel

test Red squirrels rediscover Brockhole

There was great excitement recently when one of the National Park’s volunteers spotted a red squirrel from the bird hide at the Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole on Windermere.

Posted: 14 October 2016

Brockhole red squirrel

Red squirrels rediscover Brockhole

There was great excitement recently when one of the National Park’s volunteers spotted a red squirrel from the bird hide at the Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole on Windermere.

Posted: 27 September 2016

Solar panels

Solar project marks new era for National Park

Community Energy Cumbria Ltd (CEC) started generating electricity on the roof of the Lake District National Park (LDNP) head office in Kendal from a 30kw solar photo voltaic array, powering computers, lighting and electrical equipment throughout the building.

Posted: 27 September 2016

Julia Bradbury

Lake District World Heritage campaign shortlisted for top marketing award

The Lake District National Park Partnership is celebrating after its ‘Evolving Masterpiece’ communications campaign for UNESCO World Heritage status was named as a finalist in the Northern Marketing Awards 2016.

Posted: 21 September 2016

Hassness House

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Buys Hassness House in The Lake District

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays is pleased to announce the purchase of Hassness House, Buttermere on 8 September 2016.

Posted: 16 September 2016