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Latest news from across the Lake District National Park

Stanley Ghyll

Time to take a new view of the wonderful western Lake District

A new, state-of-the-art viewing station will give visitors the chance to look at an iconic Eskdale view from a new angle.

Posted: 02 June 2021


Have your say on proposals to tackle five challenges for the Lake District

Twenty-five organisations, working together for the future of the Lake District National Park and World Heritage Site are inviting people to comment on their new, five-year plan tackling five major challenges.

Posted: 25 May 2021

Marian at Orrest Head

Work is underway to make the Orrest Head summit easier to reach

The Lake District National Park Authority has started work to make the summit of Alfred Wainwright’s first fell, Orrest Head in Windermere, easier for more people to reach.

Posted: 20 May 2021

Explore a greener way

National Park calls for summer of kindness in the Lake District

Today marks a key milestone for the Lake District as the country takes another step out of lockdown with hotels and hospitality businesses reopening. Ahead of what’s set to be a very busy summer, the Lake District National Park is asking people to be Lake District Kind.

Posted: 17 May 2021


70 years of the Lake District National Park

This week marks the 70th anniversary of England’s largest national park – the Lake District - formally designated as the UK’s second park for the nation on 9 May, 1951.

Posted: 05 May 2021

Driverless Pod at Brockhole

Head to Brockhole for a taste of the future with driverless pods

People are being invited to head to Brockhole visitor centre for a taste of the future and to have their say on using driverless, electric travel to get around the National Park.

Posted: 27 April 2021

LDNPA staff stood next to our electric vehicle.

Lake District National Park Authority to be carbon net zero by 2025

After 12 months of carbon emission reducing initiatives, staff, members and volunteers at the National Park Authority say they want to be a carbon net zero operation by 2025.

Posted: 22 April 2021

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