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Latest news from across the Lake District National Park

Brockhole house with kitchen garden in the forefront

Sowing the seeds of community involvement at Brockhole

Plans to restore the historic kitchen garden at the Lake District National Park’s Visitor Centre, Brockhole, have recently been unveiled and volunteers are being encouraged to sign up to help along the way.

Posted: 06 February 2019

Family walking Ullswater Way

£5,000 donation makes it even easier to get on your way in Ullswater

The Lake District National Park is thrilled to receive a generous donation of almost £5,000 for essential path restoration work on the popular Ullswater Way.

Posted: 24 January 2019

Lake District National Park Area Ranger witH HF Holidays on the rebuilt Ghyll Brow bridge

Restored bridges reconnect popular Newlands Valley route

Two much-missed bridges in the Newlands Valley are back open, thanks to a vital cash donation from local businesses.

Posted: 08 January 2019

Vivienne Rees, Chair of Grasmere Village Society with David Switzer, LDNP area ranger for the Central and South East at Greehead Gill Bridge, Grasmere.

Early Christmas Present from National Park

Locals and visitors to Grasmere will be able to walk off that Christmas dinner by completing the circular walk to Alcock Tarn from the village for the first time since 2015.

Posted: 20 December 2018

Community enjoying Winter droving event

Rangers’ gift to local communities this Christmas

We’re all thinking of giving presents at this time of year and rangers from the Lake District National Park are no different. Grants of up to £2000 for each of the five areas within the National Park will be awarded to local projects over the next year, so communities are being asked to consider what they’d put on their Christmas wish list.

Posted: 13 December 2018

Key partners gathered at Brundholme where work will start along with some of the locals who are looking forward to the trail being reconnected.

Full steam ahead for reconnection of Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path as funding is announced

A £7.9 million funding package has been agreed to allow work to start on the final phase of reconnecting the Keswick to Threlkeld multi user trail which was severely damaged in Storm Desmond three years ago to the day (5 December).

Posted: 05 December 2018

Winter Skills Competition winners with Fell Top Assessors

National Park Fell Top Assessors start Winter season

Snow has been spotted on the fells over the past week which not only heralds the start of winter but also the season launch of the Lake District National Park’s Weatherline service.

Posted: 30 November 2018

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