Great Langdale Beck, a river in the Langdale valley copyright Helen Reynolds

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Who we are and what we do

We are:

  • John Hodgson, Senior Archaeology and Heritage Adviser
  • Eleanor Kingston, Archaeology and Heritage Adviser

We provide information and advice on all aspects of the historic environment in the Lake District National Park.

We contribute to National Park policies and strategies, develop and implement projects for survey, conservation and outreach.

We also carry out research to improve our understanding of this resource. We work with individuals, local groups and societies, universities and local and national organisations.

We are involved with many exciting projects.

Surveying Rusland charcoal pits

If you have any queries please contact:

Archaeology and Heritage

Lake District National Park Authority
Murley Moss
Oxenholme Road
Kendal LA9 7RL

Email: archaeology@lakedistrict.gov.uk or call 01539 724555.

Useful links

Lake District Historic Environment Strategy

The Lake District Historic Environment Strategy (Word document) provides guidelines for us and our partners when carrying out work on the historic environment.

World Heritage Site Project

The Lake District is currently going for World Heritage Site status. Find out more about this at Lake District World Heritage Site (opens in new window)

Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Created with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund