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'Please don’t leave your home to come to ours' urge Lake District farmers

The Lake District National Park Authority along with Cumbria Police, the National Trust, NFU and Farmer Network are reminding people to remain at home during the Coronavirus pandemic and avoid walking through farm yards and near people’s homes.

Posted: 27 March 2020

Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.

National Park calls for people to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives

The Lake District National Park Authority is urging people to avoid travel and remain at home in a plea to help protect its rural communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted: 23 March 2020

Farmer and sheepdog outside a restored barn

Traditional Lake District barns saved from dereliction thanks to new grant

A Lake District barn in Longsleddale is amongst the first in the country to benefit from a pilot grant to sensitively repair the building for continued agricultural use and to preserve the appearance of the surrounding cultural landscape.

Posted: 13 March 2020

A ewe with two lambs

Take the lead in the Lake District this lambing season

As the first signs of spring are starting to show in the Lake District, it’s essential to keep dogs under control while out in the countryside as lambing season approaches.

Posted: 06 March 2020

Walkers enjoy the recently repaired path at Ullswater

Path improvements mean it’s easier than ever to explore Ullswater

Improvement works have recently been completed at either end of the Ullswater Valley to make these paths more accessible than ever.

Posted: 30 January 2020

enjoy a new view in the Lake District during 2020

Enjoy a new view in the Lake District in 2020

As a new decade dawns, the Lake District National Park Authority is encouraging people to get out in the Park and take in a new view to improve health, fitness and wellbeing.

Posted: 07 January 2020

image of the newly uncovered view at Stanley Ghyll

‘Forgotten’ view unveiled in the Western Lakes

People visiting Stanley Ghyll, in Eskdale, this winter can now catch a glimpse of an iconic, historic view which has been cleared for the first time since the Victorian era.

Posted: 18 December 2019