We are continuing to assess the impact of the flooding on the national park and at this time safety remains our leading priority. As part of the countywide recovery programme, our rangers are beginning to visit areas and log the damage caused to access across the park.
Posted: 08 December 2015
The weekend’s severe weather has had a significant impact on Cumbria and our thoughts are with all communities affected. We are part of a countywide flood recovery programme and we are currently helping to assess the impact on our communities. We will be working with partner organisations to set about tackling, what is certain to be, a lengthy and sustained recovery to restore our National Park.
Posted: 07 December 2015
The Lake District National Park restarts its popular daily weather service this week, asking people to check the Weatherline report as a crucial part of their winter walk preparation.
Posted: 02 December 2015
As a major UN climate change summit begins in Paris today, visitors and communities in the Lake District are being thanked for helping to achieve an ambitious local target for CO2 reduction.
Posted: 30 November 2015
Herdy, the iconic Lake District sheep lovemark has joined a growing list of organisations to state their support for the Lake District World Heritage bid, becoming the lead commercial collaboration partner and creating a unique ‘United by Herdy’ logo for the bid campaign.
Posted: 20 November 2015
The John Muir Award, a leading adventure and environment scheme has this week celebrated connecting 10,000 young people with wild places across Cumbria.
Posted: 17 November 2015
Defra has today announced an extension will be made to the boundary of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, following a recommendation from Natural England.
Posted: 23 October 2015