Lake Ranger boat patrolling on Windermere copyright Dave Willis
Lake Ranger boat patrolling on Windermere

News

Perfect pint for park champions

Alan Hinkes OBE, one of Britain’s best known mountaineers, has raised a specially brewed pint at the summit of 899m Great Gable to mark the diamond jubilee of the Lake District National Park’s vibrant volunteer service.

Posted: 10 September 2014

Fluttering and dancing and poetry prancing

Tiny tots could be following the Lake District tradition of brilliant bards with poetry perfect for mini-rhymesters.

Posted: 03 September 2014

Last lancasters fly-by

Brockhole, on the shores of Windermere, will be turning back the clock in a day inspired by Britain’s last surviving Bomber Command veteran, Archie Johnstone, who sadly died in April.

Posted: 03 September 2014

Summit shelter in peak condition

A summit shelter built by the first Lake District volunteers 60 years ago has been given a facelift.

Posted: 26 August 2014

Romans return to ravenglass

A major historic investigation into a nationally important coastal site is set to return next month.

Posted: 20 August 2014

Lancaster bombers in historic lake flight

History will be made when the world’s last two remaining airborne Lancaster bombers take part in a dramatic flight past the Lake District Visitor Centre.

Posted: 20 August 2014

Halt the litter blight

National park rangers have put out a plea to stop rubbish dumping at Lake District car parks and beauty spots.

Posted: 07 August 2014

Meet and greet - it's neat

As the bumper summer rolls on a plea has gone out for extra help dealing with the Lake District Visitor Centre’s massive influx.

Posted: 05 August 2014

Twenty four wanted more

Wow was the cry from Ullswater youth when they set about discovering their own valley.

Posted: 31 July 2014

Finding 30 fit figures

Do you love the Lakes and hanker after some dry stone walling, gate hanging, bridge building and path repair talents?

Posted: 31 July 2014