News

News

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Latest news from across the National Park

Hailing helping hands

Volunteers giving thousands of hours to look after the Lake District’s iconic landscape have been hailed in a special ceremony marking their contribution.

Posted: 18 June 2014

Countryside innovators going for gold

An acclaimed Lake District apprenticeship scheme to boost declining rural skills is seeking top honours.

Posted: 18 June 2014

Long links to the lakes

Curious twists of fate found a medical director on Coniston Water for a birthday bash with a difference.

Posted: 10 June 2014

National park community voice strengthened

Changes to the make-up of the Lake District National Park Authority signal an exciting new era with more representation from the local community.

Posted: 21 May 2014

Make your heart sing

No need to go back to the 1960’s pop scene to relive The Troggs classic Wild Thing, families can make everything groovy in a looming Lake District special.

Posted: 21 May 2014

Better by miles

Two couples who chanced on Lake District guided walks - and each other - said the discovery has made trekking better by miles.

Posted: 21 May 2014

Youth conservation call

Rookie conservationists are being called to join a band of eager recruits doing their bit for a world-renowned landscape.

Posted: 21 May 2014

National focus on lakes gathering

Britain's 15 national parks came together in a Lake District gathering showcasing sensational scenery and information sharing.

Posted: 21 May 2014

A heart stopper

A million plus worldwide web followers are being wowed in an international Lakes love-in.

Posted: 21 May 2014

Capital exposure for lakes sheep farmers

One of the most far-reaching explorations of Cumbrian upland sheep farming ever undertaken is set to be exhibited in a major London exhibition.

Posted: 29 April 2014

Banking on the best

As another Bank Holiday beckons action and activities abound across the country’s biggest national park.

Posted: 28 April 2014

Chopper in high level action

Helicopter stone drops are needed to repair one of the Lake District’s most iconic routes.

Posted: 17 April 2014

Government appointments welcomed

Two new government appointed members of the Lake District National Park Authority have been announced.

Posted: 17 April 2014

Not just any old iron

History seekers are poised for exciting new action after a string of successful Lake District discoveries.

Posted: 10 April 2014