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Glebe to cockshott point

Lake District route improved for all abilities

People of all abilities can now enjoy a smoother way to take in spectacular views across Windermere, thanks to National Park rangers upgrading a new path at Bowness.

Posted: 15 June 2017

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Coniston community and volunteers work to save historic artefacts

A 400 year-old copper mine bolstered by Queen Elizabeth I and a lynchpin in establishing industries of the Empire has galvanised a Lake District community into action.

Posted: 07 June 2017

Search for affordable home and job sites continues

A pressing need for affordable housing across the Lake District sees the current call for development sites extended until Monday 26 June.

Posted: 31 May 2017

Columbia celebration - London

Columbia sportswear and the UK’s National Parks announce five year partnership

On Tuesday 23 May 2017, Columbia Sportswear and the UK’s National Parks announced a first of its kind five-year partnership, making Columbia the official outfitter of the National Parks’ rangers and staff.

Posted: 25 May 2017

World Heritage schools pack

Pupils pen push for World Heritage status

Rookie reporters are on a roll across Cumbria as junior pupils pen push for Lake District World Heritage status.

Posted: 22 May 2017

Keswick Railways path

Diversion leads way in Keswick Railway Path Route Restoration

Work on a 3.5km diversion means walkers can now use a new section of one of the Lake District’s most popular routes following serious flood damage.

Posted: 19 May 2017