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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

Sour Milk Ghyll

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

LDNP Fell Top Assesors. Helvellyn

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

Ellie Chaney

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

LDNP 50th Bridge at Mungrisdale

Lake District flood recovery scheme celebrates 50th bridge

A programme of flood recovery work in the Lake District National Park is celebrating its 50th bridge repair with the project running ahead of schedule.

Posted: 28 November 2017

Temporary road closure at Grizedale Forest

Walkers, cyclists and horse riders are being advised by the Lake District National Park to avoid a popular route for the return of the annual Grizedale Stages Rally and its 30th anniversary.

Posted: 23 November 2017

Tree Planting

National Tree Week celebrations for Lake District

As the UK’s biggest tree celebrations get underway north Lakes marks a massive planting operation which has seen 17,850 saplings introduced.

Posted: 20 November 2017