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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

Stanley Ghyll

Time to take a new view of the wonderful western Lake District

A new, state-of-the-art viewing station will give visitors the chance to look at an iconic Eskdale view from a new angle.

Posted: 02 June 2021


Have your say on proposals to tackle five challenges for the Lake District

Twenty-five organisations, working together for the future of the Lake District National Park and World Heritage Site are inviting people to comment on their new, five-year plan tackling five major challenges.

Posted: 25 May 2021

Marian at Orrest Head

Work is underway to make the Orrest Head summit easier to reach

The Lake District National Park Authority has started work to make the summit of Alfred Wainwright’s first fell, Orrest Head in Windermere, easier for more people to reach.

Posted: 20 May 2021

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National Park calls for summer of kindness in the Lake District

Today marks a key milestone for the Lake District as the country takes another step out of lockdown with hotels and hospitality businesses reopening. Ahead of what’s set to be a very busy summer, the Lake District National Park is asking people to be Lake District Kind.

Posted: 17 May 2021


70 years of the Lake District National Park

This week marks the 70th anniversary of England’s largest national park – the Lake District - formally designated as the UK’s second park for the nation on 9 May, 1951.

Posted: 05 May 2021