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Explore the Lake District whatever the weather as Brockhole-on-Windermere’s brand new indoor caving experience, Brave the Cave, opens this weekend.
Posted: 17 October 2017
More than 100 school children from the Ullswater area became official members of the ‘great outdoors’ at the Ullswater Outdoor Fest held earlier this month, thanks to a cash boost from the Lake District National Park’s Communities Fund.
Posted: 13 October 2017
Tourism and the rural economy will come under the spotlight over the next two days, as Minister for the Arts, Heritage & Tourism, John Glen MP, heads to Cumbria to visit the newly designated Lake District World Heritage Site and hear first-hand from a range of business about what it means to them.
Posted: 02 October 2017
Mountaineer Zac Poulton is swapping the Himalayas for the Lake District in a new role aimed at keeping walkers safe on the Cumbrian fells.
Posted: 02 October 2017
Lake District fans across the UK are being urged to head to the postbox this week (27, 28 Sept) to secure a special postmark in celebration of its new World Heritage Site status.
Posted: 26 September 2017
Spoils from one of the world’s dirtiest seas were collected from a Lake District beach last Saturday (16 Sept) bearing the brunt of marine mess.
Posted: 25 September 2017
A new partnership was launched today between England’s National Parks, including the Lake District, and Public Health England. Free to access and open 24 hours a day,
Posted: 08 September 2017
After nearly four decades in aerospace and defence industry management roles Barry Capp turned his attention to help sort out deteriorating Lake District fell paths.
Posted: 14 August 2017
Carlisle-born Great Britain Cycling Team rider Ellie Dickinson has urged Cumbria’s residents and visitors to take advantage of a new initiative designed to get people into cycling.
Posted: 08 August 2017
Hot on the heels of UNESCO World Heritage Site status celebrating Lake District farmers, the national park has appointed its first ever dedicated farming officer.
Posted: 02 August 2017
A far-reaching project which has seen the return of 600 students and 57 jobs in the heart of the Lakes has been hailed a regional winner in prestigious planning awards.
Posted: 26 July 2017
Posted: 20 July 2017
With sunshine dappling lakes, tarns and rivers and summer water treats beckoning the message has gone out to keep safe.
Posted: 19 July 2017
The Lake District has become a World Heritage Site joining iconic locations such as the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place of international acclaim. Today’s announcement in Krakow has led to jubilation among 25 organisations in the Lake District National Park Partnership who had put the bid together for UNESCO recognition in the cultural landscape category.
Posted: 09 July 2017