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Cream of the crop Jasmine will ensure Lake District farming moo-ves in the right direction

Jasmine Holliday has joined the Lake District National Park Authority’s farming team to work alongside farming officer, Andrea Meanwell to deliver the new Farming in Protected landscapes programme to Lake District Farmers.

Posted: 07 September 2021

Miles without Stiles route.

Celebrate the Lake District’s 70th birthday by going miles without stiles

As part of the celebrations to mark the Lake District National Park Authority's 70th birthday, seven specially selected routes have been relaunched to really show off the variety of landscapes and environments that the Lake District has to offer.

Posted: 10 August 2021

Generation Green

Green recovery funding boost for Lake District

The Lake District National Park’s Green Recovery Project has been awarded a £250,000 grant from the Government’s £40 million second round of the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, a multi-million pound boost for green jobs and nature recovery.

Posted: 05 August 2021

Ullswater Way

Walk this way - popular Ullswater Way route gets ready for summer

Work has been completed on the ever popular Ullswater Way to improve a 1km section at Priest’s Crag at Watermillock, helping visitors explore more of this special valley.

Posted: 27 July 2021

Safer Lakes team

National Park team gears up for summer of kindness

As the school holidays begin, the Lake District National Park Authority is gearing up to offer a warm welcome to visitors and provide support for communities in what looks set to be the busiest summer on record.

Posted: 14 July 2021

Artist's impression

National Park Authority is seeking views on proposed Windermere improvements

A public consultation is now underway on proposed improvements to the area around Windermere Station, also known as the Windermere Gateway Area. The consultation seeks views on proposals to transform the area, enhance the transport hub and improve traffic for the community, businesses and visitors.

Posted: 28 June 2021

Yew Tree Farm

New funding package for Lake District farmers

Farmers in the Lake District National Park will be able to benefit from a new national grants programme from 1 July, with more than £1 million available locally this year.

Posted: 23 June 2021