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Latest news from across the National Park

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

Mini-trekkers seeking lifelong playground

August spells discovery and sizzling summer fun in a smart new mission designed to attract mini adventurers in the Lake District.

Posted: 30 July 2014

Family adventure call

Exciting opportunities beckon for families to explore the Lake District and work for a prestigious award into the bargain.

Posted: 25 July 2014

Bite-sized and brilliant

Fancy a Lake District microadventure? Why wouldn't you – they're cheap, easy to do and spot-on for inspiring young adventurers.

Posted: 24 July 2014

Singling out the superstars

With 60 years of volunteering being celebrated in the Lake District the search is on for heroes who care for the iconic landscape.

Posted: 23 July 2014

Help hone countryside talents

A pioneering training scheme to stem declining rural skills is seeking out inspirational mentors.

Posted: 17 July 2014

Lakes splash for national celebration

As National Parks Week beckons the Lake District is ready to showcase its star quality with ten top hits for things to do.

Posted: 17 July 2014