News releases

Latest news from across the Lake District National Park

Visitor travel strategy launch on Windermere

National Park sets sail on a new visitor travel strategy

Wrapping up the end of a busy summer season and ahead of World Tourism Day on Thursday, Lake District organisations and transport providers have stepped onboard an ambitious new plan to manage visitor travel for the next 20 years.

Posted: 26 September 2018

Flood Recovery Rangers building bridges at Troutbeck Ford

A team of flood recovery rangers from the Lake District National Park have begun work to reinstate popular bridleway bridges at Troutbeck Ford near Windermere, which were damaged during Storm Desmond.

Posted: 17 September 2018

Lake District products featuring the new brand

World Heritage Site brand launched today at Westmorland County Show

A leading Lake District farmer and local business today unveiled a new English World Heritage Site brand and free business toolkit at Westmorland County Show (13 September).

Posted: 13 September 2018

Tony Walsh and LDNP Chief Exec, Richard Leafe at Brockhole on Windermere

Leading literary figure turns talent on Lake District

Internationally famed performance poet Tony Walsh has turned his towering talent to a Lakes’ epic.

Posted: 10 August 2018

Reflecting On The Lakes

Leading spoken word poet set to launch the ultimate love poem to the Lake District

The Lake District National Park Authority and acclaimed northern poet Tony Walsh are set to unveil a specially-commissioned short film, ‘Reflecting On The Lakes’, at a free screening at Zeffirellis cinema, Ambleside, next week (13 Aug).

Posted: 06 August 2018

Affordable housing in the Lake District

Park thanks public for record response to ‘Shape the Lakes’ Local Plan

The Lake District National Park is today thanking the record number of local residents and businesses who took part in its recent Local Plan review. Throughout May and June more than 2,700 people reviewed planning policies and land allocations that could potentially have an impact on their future in the Lake District.

Posted: 01 August 2018

The Gaddum sunset dining

Gaddum Restaurant celebrates the sweet taste of success with sunset dining

The Gaddum Restaurant, named after Brockhole’s former Victorian owner, William Gaddum, opened only a short three months ago on a spring evening in late April. Since then The Gaddum has gained an enviable reputation and some dedicated fans. It now extends its service and adds early evening dining to the menu.

Posted: 01 August 2018

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