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

News

£10k gift to fix a fell

One of the Lake District’s best loved but blighted fell paths has been given a £10,000 boost by a mystery benefactor.

Posted: 27 July 2015

10 brilliant things you can do in the Lake District during National Parks Week

National Parks Week 2015 is a celebration of everything that is special and unique about Britain’s breathing spaces. This year, it takes place from Monday 27 July to Sunday 2 August.

Posted: 17 July 2015

Lakes golfing inspiration

Brockhole's new mini golf course was designed by Cumbrian school children, inspired by the Lake District landscape and characters.

Posted: 14 July 2015

Eskdale residents celebrate completion of new trails

The Boot Riverside Action Group (BRAG) teamed up with the Lake District National Park, other public bodies, organisations and businesses to find funding for major improvements to around four kilometres of beautiful trails in Eskdale.

Posted: 10 July 2015

New volunteer roles at Brockhole

We're looking for new volunteer wayfinders to help us promote Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre in Windermere.

Posted: 10 July 2015

Response to the National Grid consultation: North West Coast Connections

We are disappointed with the announcement by National Grid, which is contrary to our favoured route for the new electrical connection across Cumbria.

Posted: 18 June 2015

Penrith children celebrate the John Muir Award challenge

A group of 10 home-educated children from the Penrith area each received a John Muir Award on Friday (5 June) from Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and the Border.

Posted: 09 June 2015

Property sales update

We will shortly begin remarketing a number of properties that were included in the earlier tender process that concluded March 2015.

Posted: 08 June 2015

Action force saluted

As the spotlight turns on the country’s vast volunteer action force local heroes who help keep the area special are saluted.

Posted: 27 May 2015

Growing volunteers at Brockhole

After running two successful open days in March, Brockhole is looking to continue the expansion of its pool of dedicated volunteers whose role is to improve the visitor experience and support the centre’s extensive events programme.

Posted: 26 May 2015