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Latest news from across the Lake District National Park

Photo shows guest blogger Jay Mistry out on the fells in the Lake District.

National Park Authority is encouraging people to ‘wander more this winter'

January has been a gloomy month with dark days and what seems like never-ending rain. But the sunshine, clear skies, and a smattering of snow this week has prompted the Lake District National Park Authority to encourage people to ‘wander more this winter’ to benefit their physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Posted: 19 January 2023

The Fell Top Assessors with Mountain Rescue and LDNPA Chief Executive.

Lake District Fell Top Team celebrate 35 years of winter safety service

The Lake District National Park Authority’s Fell Top Assessors are celebrating 35 years of the Weatherline service, supported by the Mountain Rescue service to kick off this year’s Fell Top season.

Posted: 01 December 2022

Farming Officer Jasmine and Assistant Farming Officer Eliza

New Lake District Farming team delivers funding boost

It’s all change in the Lake District National Park Authority’s Farming team as there’s promotion for Jasmine Holliday to Farming Officer and the introduction of local farmer, Eliza Hodgson, as a new Assistant Farming Officer.

Posted: 10 November 2022

Aerial view of Windermere

New partnership aims to boost the beauty of Windermere

An innovative new partnership approach to fund critical nature restoration projects has been launched to help improve the water quality of England’s largest lake, Windermere.

Posted: 02 November 2022

The white house at Brockhole Visitor Centre

The iconic white house at the Lake District Visitor Centre is going green

This Great Big Green Week, the Lake District National Park Authority is highlighting how innovative technology installed at Lake District Visitor Centre will help save up to 50 tonnes of carbon annually.

Posted: 29 September 2022

Iconic Moot Hall in Keswick

Put a pin on the Lake District map to help shape new design code

What does Lake District design mean to you? From homes to shops and workplaces to public spaces, the National Park Authority wants to hear a range of views through its new app. The app makes it as easy as possible for you to have your say on the design of new homes, buildings, and amenities and tailor this vision for a design code specific to the Lake District.

Posted: 26 September 2022

Brockhole team on stage to receive award

Delight as Lake District National Park Visitor Centre scoops top award

The Lake District National Park Authority’s Visitor centre – Brockhole on Windermere – was last night awarded the prestigious Cumbria Life Readers’ Choice Awards in the best Large Tourist Attraction category.

Posted: 23 September 2022

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