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Latest news from across the National Park

Lake District launches World Heritage plan

The Lake District’s quest for World Heritage status was launched this week when 25 of the area’s leading organisations formally endorsed the Lake District’s Nomination.

Posted: 19 May 2015

Car cutting drive accelerates

Park and ride with a difference sees an innovative concept set to cut car travel in the Lake District.

Posted: 19 May 2015

Top tourist award for Brockhole

With Easter beckoning and a raft of activities on offer, Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre on the shores of Windermere, is celebrating achieving VisitEngland endorsement in their Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme.

Posted: 30 March 2015

International businessman becomes new Park Member

Dr Steve Curl has been appointed by Environment Secretary of State Elizabeth Truss to serve on the Lake District National Park Authority for the next four years.

Posted: 26 March 2015

Car-free - just the ticket

Green travel supporters practised what they preached in a 1,000-mile car-free epic Lake District journey.

Posted: 19 March 2015

Volunteers sought for Brockhole

Lake District lovers are being urged to come forward and share their passion for the national park with visitors at Brockhole as it seeks to expand its pool of dedicated ‘ambassadors’.

Posted: 04 March 2015

Lake District set to shine on Countryfile

The Lake District National Park’s fell top assessors and the Fell Futures apprenticeship scheme will be profiled on BBC Countryfile this Sunday 18 January, BBC 1 at 6.30pm.

Posted: 15 January 2015

Ice cream sellers sought for top lakes locations

Lake District National Park Authority is seeking ice cream sellers for top Lake District locations.

Posted: 07 January 2015

Countryside volunteers celebrate Christmas with a bang

When it came to festive celebrations a loyal band of countryside helpers and rangers shunned a traditional knees-up and went for sausages on the barbecue.

Posted: 18 December 2014

The future's green for lake district visitors

Lake District visitors have been recognised as holidaying in a greener way following an award by the Global Sustainable Tourism Review (GSTR), which names the Lakes ‘one of the most sustainable destinations on Earth’.

Posted: 17 December 2014

Mighty oak for massive achievment

From small acorns mighty oaks grow say the helping hands that have branched out from humble beginnings to a 500 strong action force.

Posted: 27 November 2014

One in 100 for peak position

A self-confessed mountain man has clinched a top job recording weather on daily treks up a Lake District summit.

Posted: 25 November 2014

High fliers join skills mission

What do a theatre director, teacher, joiner, journalist, student and merchant seaman have in common?

Posted: 25 November 2014

Big copper potential for coniston

One of the country’s most significant copper mines boasting royal backing and a place in Empire building is in line.

Posted: 18 November 2014