Media statements and responses regarding current issues that affect the Park can be found in Statements.
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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
If you’re a fan of roaming the Lake District’s unique and sometimes testing fells in all weathers then this could be the job for you.
Posted: 03 July 2017
Two bridges destroyed in Storm Desmond in one of the Lake District’s most beautiful valleys are being replaced thanks to a major funding boost by an outdoor holiday organisation.
Posted: 30 June 2017
Rangers from the Lake District National Park are working this week to repair a popular woodland walk near Sharrow Bay Hotel on Ullswater.
Posted: 22 June 2017
A long-running farm plastic offensive which has seen thousands of tonnes of waste recycled has had another bumper crop, thanks to around 50 farmers near Penrith.
Posted: 21 June 2017
People of all abilities can now enjoy a smoother way to take in spectacular views across Windermere, thanks to National Park rangers upgrading a new path at Bowness.
Posted: 15 June 2017
A 400 year-old copper mine bolstered by Queen Elizabeth I and a lynchpin in establishing industries of the Empire has galvanised a Lake District community into action.
Posted: 07 June 2017
A pressing need for affordable housing across the Lake District sees the current call for development sites extended until Monday 26 June.
Posted: 31 May 2017
On Tuesday 23 May 2017, Columbia Sportswear and the UK’s National Parks announced a first of its kind five-year partnership, making Columbia the official outfitter of the National Parks’ rangers and staff.
Posted: 25 May 2017
Rookie reporters are on a roll across Cumbria as junior pupils pen push for Lake District World Heritage status.
Posted: 22 May 2017
Work on a 3.5km diversion means walkers can now use a new section of one of the Lake District’s most popular routes following serious flood damage.
Posted: 19 May 2017
An innovative joint mission to establish a walking route in one of the Lake District’s most spectacular valleys is celebrating the first year of a phenomenal success story.
Posted: 16 May 2017