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Latest news from across the Lake District National Park

enjoy a new view in the Lake District during 2020

Enjoy a new view in the Lake District in 2020

As a new decade dawns, the Lake District National Park Authority is encouraging people to get out in the Park and take in a new view to improve health, fitness and wellbeing.

Posted: 07 January 2020

image of the newly uncovered view at Stanley Ghyll

‘Forgotten’ view unveiled in the Western Lakes

People visiting Stanley Ghyll, in Eskdale, this winter can now catch a glimpse of an iconic, historic view which has been cleared for the first time since the Victorian era.

Posted: 18 December 2019

the Lake District National Park’s Eleanor Kingston receiving the Council for British Archaeology’s Community Award from Richard Osgood, Archaeologist and Charles Micklewright, Trustee of the Marsh Christian Trust.

National Park’s archaeologist Eleanor Kingston digs to scoop gold award

The Lake District National Park Authority’s lead archaeologist, Eleanor Kingston, has been awarded ‘Community Archaeologist of the Year’ at a prestigious national excellence awards ceremony.

Posted: 12 December 2019

The LAke Districts three Fell Top Assessors at teh launch of teh IWnter season 2019

Helvellyn Assessors celebrate ‘White Friday’ winter season launch

While many people are looking for today’s Black Friday deals, the Lake District’s three Fell Top Assessors are hoping for some of the white stuff.

Posted: 29 November 2019

Portrait of Wes Hunter the Lake District National Park's newest Fell Top Assessor

Top job for Wes as new Helvellyn Assessor

Wes Hunter has been announced as the Lake District’s newest Fell Top Assessor. Wes was brought up in the area, attended school in Keswick and considers the Northern fells to be his old stomping ground. He’s super excited to be back in the area and taking up his new role with the National Park.

Posted: 02 October 2019

A view of teh new Windermere Jetty Museum taken from WIndermere with eth sjy in the background

Iconic Lakes development wins prestigious planning award

A new museum has recently received a prestigious excellence in planning award at the Royal Town Planning Institute Awards.

Posted: 25 September 2019

Fell Top Assessor Zac Poulton on Helvellyn with Red Tarn in the background

The ‘best’ job in the Lake District is up for grabs

The Lake District National Park is currently recruiting for a new Fell Top Assessor to join its expert team. Applications are being invited from mountain professionals who want to provide first-hand, boots on the ground weather updates and safety advice for fell-walkers during the winter months.

Posted: 12 August 2019

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