Putting up a CROW sign copyright Ben Barden
Putting up a sign

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Cumbria floods

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: 31 January 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

Fracking in the Lake District

Posted: 18 December 2015

Lake District open for Christmas - 18 December 2015

Businesses and communities are pulling together to encourage people to continue to visit the Lake District during the Christmas period and onwards.

Posted: 18 December 2015

Cumbria floods update - 11 December 2015

The Lake District National Park is keen to share the message ‘Cumbria is open’, in support of our communities and businesses following last weekend’s weather. It’s important that people who are thinking of visiting this weekend know that the majority of places are still open and accessible throughout the national park. We are asking people to check routes in advance and will be sharing information on temporary rights of way closures on our website.

Posted: 11 December 2015

Cumbria floods update - 9 December 2015

Our rangers have been out in the national park assessing the areas affected by the weekend’s flooding and are placing cordons where there is a safety issue with access. We are asking people to take cordons and signs seriously and not to cross them.

Posted: 09 December 2015