News releases

Latest news from across the Lake District National Park

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New and improved Lakeside playground now open

A transformed adventure playground at Lake District attraction, Brockhole-on-Windermere, has opened its gates to the public after a significant redevelopment.

Posted: 20 February 2018

A family walking the Ullswater Way

Lake District low-carbon initiative calls for support

The Lake District National Park Partnership has reassessed its carbon footprint and is encouraging residents, businesses and visitors to support its efforts to reduce the impact of climate change on the Lake District.

Posted: 30 January 2018

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Lakes coastal village celebrates unique double World Heritage Status

As 2018 begins, the Lake District’s only coastal village, is celebrating its place on the map as one of the only places in the world to have a double World Heritage Site status.

Posted: 08 January 2018

Cyclists on the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path

Funding boost for storm damaged Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path

Since Storm Desmond in 2015, around half of the Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path Multi User Trail (MUT) has been out of action, impacting on thousands of local people and visitors who enjoy the route every year.

Posted: 15 December 2017

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A piece of the Lake District is the perfect Christmas gift

Lake District National Park is offering people the chance to give a truly personal and memorable gift this Christmas. What’s even better, all proceeds from these gifts go straight back into the Lake District National Park to protect this beautiful landscape for seasons to come.

Posted: 12 December 2017

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Lake District Weatherline service celebrates 30 year milestone

The Lake District National Park’s Fell Top Assessors are celebrating 30 years of the Weatherline service as their season begins today.

Posted: 01 December 2017

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New art gallery opening in Windermere

A new art gallery is opening its doors this weekend at Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre, and will become a permanent visitor attraction for Windermere.

Posted: 28 November 2017

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