Volunteers planting trees in Caldbeck
Volunteers planting trees in Caldbeck

We and our partners are working towards making this place an inspirational example of sustainable development in action. We want its prosperous economy, world class visitor experiences and vibrant communities to come together in sustaining the spectacular landscape, wildlife and cultural heritage.

Chillis in a kitchen

Hot topics

Affordable housing

Brockhole: its future

Have your say

Practising mountain skills

Working in partnership

Lake District National Park Partnership

Local Access Forum

Windermere Lake User Forum



Climate change

World Heritage Site Inscription

Windermere projects

Shoreline of Wastwater


Current opportunities

Corporate volunteering

Young Rangers

Support the Lake District's bid for World Heritage status

We believe the Lake District deserves worldwide recognition. That's why in 2017 we will bid for World Heritage status, placing the Lake District alongside the Taj Mahal, the Tower of London and the Great Barrier Reef. Join us on our journey.