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New multi-user trail joins A591 reconnection

The Lake District National Park has today announced a new multi-user trail over Dunmail Raise as part of the A591 reconnection project.

Posted: 19 February 2016

Cumbria floods - cw testing

Following the Cumbria floods, the Lake District National Park is part of a county-wide flood recovery programme and we are currently helping to assess the impact on our communities. We'll be working with partner organisations to set about tackling recovery to restore our National Park.

Posted: 08 February 2016

Lake District tourism boost announced

Businesses in Cumbria and the Lake District are today looking ahead to 2016 with renewed optimism as the Prime Minister announced a package of support to boost tourism in the region during a visit to Grasmere today (28 Jan).

Posted: 28 January 2016

Your ultimate guide to the Lake District

The Lake District is open for business, that’s the message from the Lake District National Park as it launches its new 2016 events guide this week.

Posted: 27 January 2016

University Honour for National Park Chief Executive

In recognition of his significant achievement in the field of geography, Richard Leafe, chief executive of the Lake District National Park, has received a Doctor of Letters honorary degree from the University of Sheffield.

Posted: 18 January 2016

High praise for Lake District volunteers

Two Lake District volunteers have been recognised by UK National Parks for giving their free time and commitment towards caring for the national park.

Posted: 15 January 2016

Rusland Valley secures National Lottery boost

Communities in and around the Rusland Valley, in the south of the Lake District National Park, are set to benefit from improvements to the local wooded landscape over the next three years, thanks to a £1.3m Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant.

Posted: 15 January 2016