News releases

Latest news from across the Lake District National Park

water at Cogra Moss Lamplugh

Bumper funding package to improve access in the Western Lakes

The Lake District National Park has recently secured a bumper £80,000 of funding for two major improvement projects in the Western Lakes.

Posted: 23 October 2018

Volunteer Tony Corbet at the awards presentation

National Park volunteer honoured with special award

A dedicated Lake District volunteer has received the coveted Bryan Stilling Award for his outstanding contribution to the National Park over the past 20 years.

Posted: 22 October 2018

Excavations in June in the Duddon Valley

Chance to dig for information at annual archaeology event

The Annual Archaeology in the Lake District Conference is taking place on 10 November at the Rheged Centre, near Penrith and there are still a few tickets available. The full day session is open to anyone interested in Cumbrian archaeology and history or Lake District heritage and culture.

Posted: 15 October 2018

Dubbs Bridge

Diversion for walkers as repairs start at Buttermere bridge

The temporary foot bridge at Buttermere is to be removed and a diversion has been put in place so that the circular route round Buttermere can still be accessed. Repairs to the original Dubbs bridge will begin next summer.

Posted: 03 October 2018

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

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